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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason?

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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
-New Hanover County 371 276 74.0 66.5-80.4 36 7.6 4.7-12.0 32 10.6 6.6-16.6 26 7.4 3.7-14.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
GENDER
Male 146 104 71.6 59.0-81.6 12 5.4 2.7-10.3 16 13.5 6.9-24.6 14 9.6 3.5-23.3 0 0.0 . - .
Female 225 172 76.7 68.5-83.2 24 10.0 5.4-17.9 16 7.5 4.2-13.0 12 5.2 2.7- 9.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
RACE
White 319 245 79.9 73.8-84.8 29 7.7 4.5-13.0 22 6.5 4.0-10.5 22 5.4 3.4- 8.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
Other 49 28 48.2 27.8-69.2 7 7.3 2.8-17.3 10 28.2 12.5-52.0 4 16.4 3.6-50.9 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 82 62 70.1 54.1-82.3 7 7.7 2.8-19.1 11 15.1 7.2-29.1 2 7.2 1.4-30.1 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 287 212 76.6 70.4-81.9 29 7.6 5.0-11.4 21 7.5 4.6-12.1 24 7.7 5.0-11.7 1 0.6 0.1- 3.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 69 60.2 43.2-75.1 8 3.5 1.6- 7.5 13 18.9 8.7-36.5 13 16.2 5.8-37.7 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
Some College + 266 206 79.5 72.6-85.0 28 9.2 5.5-15.2 19 7.3 4.3-12.0 13 4.0 2.2- 7.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 92 54.2 42.0-66.0 28 13.6 7.7-22.9 23 18.0 10.1-30.2 18 13.4 5.7-28.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4
$50,000+ 161 143 88.5 81.6-93.0 5 2.9 1.2- 7.3 9 6.2 2.9-12.5 4 2.4 0.8- 6.5 0 0.0 . - .

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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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