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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Oral Health

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
-New Hanover County 371 283 77.2 70.2-83.0 88 22.8 17.0-29.8
GENDER
Male 146 108 76.3 64.5-85.0 38 23.7 15.0-35.5
Female 225 175 78.2 70.1-84.6 50 21.8 15.4-29.9
RACE
White 319 249 80.8 74.7-85.6 70 19.2 14.4-25.3
Other 49 31 61.3 38.2-80.2 18 38.7 19.8-61.8
AGE
18-44 82 63 74.7 59.3-85.7 19 25.3 14.3-40.7
45+ 287 218 78.8 72.8-83.8 69 21.2 16.2-27.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 73 68.5 51.3-81.9 31 31.5 18.1-48.7
Some College + 266 209 80.6 73.8-86.0 57 19.4 14.0-26.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 95 59.9 47.6-71.0 67 40.1 29.0-52.4
$50,000+ 161 145 89.4 82.6-93.8 16 10.6 6.2-17.4

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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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