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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE MALES

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,669 10,561 67.2 66.0-68.4 1,507 10.1 9.4-10.9 1,433 9.7 9.0-10.4 2,044 11.5 10.7-12.3 124 1.5 1.1- 2.1
-WHITE MALES 4,723 3,233 70.4 68.4-72.3 409 9.9 8.7-11.3 418 8.7 7.6- 9.9 639 10.2 9.1-11.5 24 0.8 0.4- 1.6
AGE
18-24 120 85 71.0 60.1-79.9 13 9.7 5.0-18.0 11 9.5 4.7-18.1 7 6.2 2.3-15.5 4 3.7 1.2-10.9
25-34 381 264 68.3 62.4-73.6 68 18.1 13.9-23.2 27 7.4 4.8-11.4 20 5.2 3.1- 8.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.4
35-44 705 483 69.7 65.6-73.5 63 7.7 5.8-10.2 83 11.8 9.3-14.9 72 10.2 7.8-13.3 4 0.5 0.2- 1.4
45-54 938 640 70.9 67.3-74.3 94 10.9 8.5-13.7 91 8.0 6.3-10.1 110 10.0 8.1-12.3 3 0.2 0.1- 0.7
55-64 1,124 821 75.5 72.4-78.3 75 6.1 4.7- 8.0 84 7.0 5.5- 9.0 138 11.0 9.0-13.2 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9
65-74 855 563 68.0 64.3-71.5 58 7.1 5.3- 9.4 76 8.5 6.6-11.0 155 16.1 13.5-19.1 3 0.2 0.1- 0.9
75+ 581 363 65.6 61.0-70.0 36 6.4 4.4- 9.3 45 7.7 5.6-10.7 135 20.0 16.5-24.0 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 549 207 41.4 34.9-48.2 50 10.7 7.0-16.2 81 14.7 11.0-19.5 200 29.9 24.7-35.7 11 3.3 1.3- 7.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,354 822 64.9 60.9-68.6 131 10.3 8.2-12.7 148 9.9 8.0-12.2 241 13.2 10.8-16.2 12 1.7 0.7- 4.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,122 784 70.5 66.1-74.6 106 11.7 8.8-15.4 111 10.6 7.8-14.2 120 7.1 5.6- 9.0 1 0.0 0.0- 0.0
College Graduate 1,692 1,415 83.0 80.5-85.2 121 8.0 6.5-10.0 78 4.6 3.5- 6.0 78 4.4 3.3- 5.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 326 113 45.4 37.3-53.7 30 7.8 4.9-12.5 49 15.7 10.7-22.5 130 30.1 23.9-37.2 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
$15,000- 24,999 615 279 42.4 36.6-48.3 74 14.8 10.9-19.7 86 16.0 12.0-21.0 169 26.1 20.4-32.8 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0
$25,000- 34,999 477 261 54.9 47.5-62.2 53 12.9 8.5-19.0 66 14.4 9.2-21.8 90 14.9 11.1-19.7 7 2.9 1.0- 7.9
$35,000- 49,999 715 502 71.8 67.3-76.0 59 9.2 6.5-12.8 70 8.6 6.4-11.4 83 10.4 8.0-13.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
$50,000-74,999 841 659 75.8 71.2-79.8 69 10.7 7.9-14.3 59 6.8 5.0- 9.2 52 5.1 3.6- 7.1 2 1.7 0.4- 6.7
$75,000+ 1,339 1,138 83.5 80.7-86.0 91 7.5 5.9- 9.5 55 4.8 3.4- 6.6 54 4.0 2.8- 5.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,706 1,026 63.2 59.9-66.4 153 10.2 8.2-12.6 186 11.1 9.1-13.4 329 14.5 12.6-16.5 12 1.1 0.5- 2.7
No 2,900 2,143 73.9 71.4-76.3 243 9.6 8.1-11.4 219 7.6 6.3- 9.2 284 8.1 6.8- 9.7 11 0.7 0.3- 1.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,834 1,286 72.6 69.6-75.4 132 8.6 6.7-11.1 141 7.6 6.1- 9.5 269 10.9 9.3-12.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
Non-Veteran 2,886 1,945 69.4 66.9-71.8 277 10.4 8.9-12.1 277 9.1 7.7-10.8 369 10.0 8.6-11.6 18 1.1 0.5- 2.2

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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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