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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE MALES

How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist?*

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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 14,117 9,788 67.2 65.9-68.4 1,342 10.3 9.5-11.1 1,135 8.8 8.1- 9.6 1,499 10.3 9.5-11.1 353 3.4 2.9- 4.1
-WHITE MALES 4,243 2,994 70.5 68.4-72.5 381 9.9 8.7-11.4 305 7.6 6.4- 8.9 469 9.5 8.3-10.8 94 2.5 1.8- 3.4
AGE
18-24 120 79 65.9 54.9-75.4 17 12.2 6.9-20.7 9 9.1 4.2-18.7 8 7.0 2.9-16.2 7 5.7 2.5-12.6
25-34 376 260 67.8 61.8-73.3 61 15.8 12.0-20.6 26 7.0 4.5-10.9 23 6.4 3.9-10.4 6 2.9 1.2- 6.7
35-44 692 462 67.8 63.5-71.8 57 7.1 5.2- 9.6 74 11.4 8.9-14.6 85 11.8 9.2-14.9 14 1.9 1.1- 3.4
45-54 890 601 70.8 67.1-74.3 98 11.1 8.8-14.1 70 6.3 4.8- 8.3 107 10.4 8.3-12.8 14 1.4 0.7- 2.5
55-64 1,003 765 78.6 75.5-81.4 61 5.5 4.2- 7.4 56 5.2 3.8- 7.1 100 9.0 7.1-11.2 21 1.7 1.0- 2.9
65-74 704 512 73.2 69.2-76.8 53 7.5 5.5-10.1 42 5.8 4.1- 8.3 81 11.3 8.9-14.3 16 2.2 1.2- 3.9
75+ 441 305 70.6 65.3-75.3 31 8.2 5.6-11.9 27 6.1 3.9- 9.4 63 12.3 9.3-16.2 15 2.8 1.4- 5.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 147 41.0 33.3-49.2 41 12.5 7.9-19.4 32 8.0 4.9-12.8 113 25.7 19.8-32.5 49 12.8 8.3-19.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,164 725 64.2 59.9-68.3 113 10.1 8.0-12.7 114 8.7 6.9-11.0 180 13.3 10.5-16.7 32 3.6 2.1- 6.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,033 735 69.2 64.4-73.6 103 12.2 9.2-16.0 84 10.2 7.1-14.4 102 7.5 5.7- 9.7 9 0.9 0.4- 2.5
College Graduate 1,659 1,384 82.7 80.2-85.0 122 7.6 6.1- 9.5 75 4.9 3.7- 6.5 74 4.4 3.3- 5.9 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 228 85 48.5 38.9-58.2 22 7.8 4.3-13.6 24 13.3 7.7-22.0 80 26.3 19.6-34.2 17 4.1 2.3- 7.1
$15,000- 24,999 490 227 40.8 34.5-47.4 65 15.8 11.4-21.6 60 12.2 8.5-17.1 109 23.7 17.3-31.6 29 7.5 4.3-12.6
$25,000- 34,999 397 212 48.9 40.9-57.0 55 15.6 10.5-22.5 47 15.0 8.6-24.8 66 14.9 10.7-20.4 17 5.6 2.7-11.1
$35,000- 49,999 657 467 70.8 65.8-75.4 50 8.5 5.8-12.2 60 7.6 5.6-10.1 70 11.0 8.1-14.8 10 2.1 0.9- 4.9
$50,000-74,999 800 629 74.9 70.2-79.1 64 9.9 7.2-13.5 49 6.9 5.0- 9.6 50 6.0 4.2- 8.5 8 2.3 0.8- 6.6
$75,000+ 1,308 1,111 83.4 80.5-85.9 101 7.8 6.2- 9.9 42 4.0 2.8- 5.8 51 4.3 3.1- 6.0 3 0.5 0.2- 1.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,432 907 63.4 59.8-67.0 125 9.9 7.7-12.5 129 9.6 7.7-12.0 227 14.0 11.8-16.5 44 3.1 1.9- 4.9
No 2,714 2,026 73.6 70.9-76.0 246 9.9 8.4-11.7 168 6.9 5.4- 8.6 228 7.6 6.2- 9.2 46 2.1 1.3- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,586 1,184 74.8 71.6-77.7 117 8.5 6.5-11.1 105 6.9 5.3- 8.9 154 8.6 6.9-10.6 26 1.2 0.8- 2.0
Non-Veteran 2,654 1,808 68.8 66.1-71.3 264 10.5 8.9-12.3 200 7.9 6.4- 9.6 314 9.9 8.4-11.6 68 3.0 2.1- 4.3

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* This question was asked only of respondents who reported having teeth.
Note: Denominator includes respondents who reported having never been to a dental clinic.

^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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