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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITES

Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,722 10,807 68.5 67.4-69.7 4,915 31.5 30.3-32.6
-WHITES 12,202 8,769 73.3 72.1-74.5 3,433 26.7 25.5-27.9
GENDER
Males 4,735 3,305 71.6 69.6-73.4 1,430 28.4 26.6-30.4
Females 7,467 5,464 74.9 73.4-76.3 2,003 25.1 23.7-26.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 68 59.0 44.9-71.7 44 41.0 28.3-55.1
Non-Hispanic 12,068 8,693 73.5 72.3-74.7 3,375 26.5 25.3-27.7
AGE
18-24 269 196 73.7 66.7-79.7 73 26.3 20.3-33.3
25-34 980 704 70.7 66.9-74.1 276 29.3 25.9-33.1
35-44 1,756 1,307 75.2 72.7-77.6 449 24.8 22.4-27.3
45-54 2,351 1,739 75.5 73.3-77.5 612 24.5 22.5-26.7
55-64 2,751 2,029 75.8 73.8-77.7 722 24.2 22.3-26.2
65-74 2,280 1,605 71.2 68.9-73.4 675 28.8 26.6-31.1
75+ 1,742 1,132 66.2 63.4-68.9 610 33.8 31.1-36.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,359 549 42.9 38.7-47.2 810 57.1 52.8-61.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,505 2,291 68.4 65.9-70.7 1,214 31.6 29.3-34.1
Some Post-H.S. 3,299 2,464 73.6 71.1-76.0 835 26.4 24.0-28.9
College Graduate 4,017 3,450 85.5 84.0-87.0 567 14.5 13.0-16.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,114 477 47.3 42.4-52.2 637 52.7 47.8-57.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,703 911 50.3 46.4-54.1 792 49.7 45.9-53.6
$25,000- 34,999 1,227 776 61.3 56.8-65.5 451 38.7 34.5-43.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,758 1,348 75.1 72.1-77.9 410 24.9 22.1-27.9
$50,000-74,999 1,898 1,568 80.4 77.6-82.9 330 19.6 17.1-22.4
$75,000+ 2,874 2,535 86.8 85.0-88.5 339 13.2 11.5-15.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,515 2,861 65.2 63.1-67.3 1,654 34.8 32.7-36.9
No 7,417 5,734 77.2 75.7-78.6 1,683 22.8 21.4-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,980 1,426 74.2 71.4-76.8 554 25.8 23.2-28.6
Non-Veteran 10,219 7,341 73.2 71.8-74.5 2,878 26.8 25.5-28.2

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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