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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE MALES 4,735 3,305 71.6 69.6-73.4 1,430 28.4 26.6-30.4
AGE
18-24 121 87 71.5 60.6-80.4 34 28.5 19.6-39.4
25-34 381 271 70.0 64.1-75.2 110 30.0 24.8-35.9
35-44 706 492 70.7 66.5-74.5 214 29.3 25.5-33.5
45-54 939 654 72.5 69.0-75.8 285 27.5 24.2-31.0
55-64 1,127 836 76.4 73.4-79.2 291 23.6 20.8-26.6
65-74 857 581 70.1 66.4-73.5 276 29.9 26.5-33.6
75+ 585 370 65.8 61.1-70.1 215 34.2 29.9-38.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 554 216 43.0 36.6-49.7 338 57.0 50.3-63.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,356 848 66.6 62.7-70.2 508 33.4 29.8-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,125 800 71.3 66.9-75.4 325 28.7 24.6-33.1
College Graduate 1,694 1,436 84.1 81.6-86.2 258 15.9 13.8-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 329 116 45.5 37.5-53.8 213 54.5 46.2-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 617 290 43.9 38.1-49.9 327 56.1 50.1-61.9
$25,000- 34,999 478 266 56.1 48.6-63.3 212 43.9 36.7-51.4
$35,000- 49,999 716 517 73.5 69.0-77.6 199 26.5 22.4-31.0
$50,000-74,999 842 673 77.4 73.0-81.4 169 22.6 18.6-27.0
$75,000+ 1,339 1,151 84.3 81.5-86.8 188 15.7 13.2-18.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,711 1,055 64.6 61.3-67.7 656 35.4 32.3-38.7
No 2,907 2,183 75.0 72.5-77.3 724 25.0 22.7-27.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,838 1,312 73.6 70.7-76.4 526 26.4 23.6-29.3
Non-Veteran 2,894 1,991 70.7 68.2-73.1 903 29.3 26.9-31.8

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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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