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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Oral Health

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
-Onslow County 369 262 68.1 61.2-74.3 38 14.7 9.6-21.7 28 6.3 4.1- 9.7 35 9.4 6.3-13.7 6 1.6 0.6- 4.4
GENDER
Male 157 109 64.6 53.6-74.2 19 19.6 11.3-31.8 11 6.6 3.4-12.6 14 7.1 3.8-12.8 4 2.1 0.6- 7.2
Female 212 153 71.6 63.4-78.6 19 9.7 5.5-16.5 17 6.0 3.5-10.1 21 11.6 7.0-18.8 2 1.1 0.2- 6.1
RACE
White 277 199 70.1 62.7-76.6 26 11.8 7.3-18.6 20 6.3 3.8-10.1 30 11.1 7.2-16.6 2 0.7 0.1- 4.2
Other 87 59 61.0 45.3-74.7 11 22.8 10.7-42.0 8 7.0 2.8-16.2 5 5.2 2.0-13.0 4 4.0 1.1-13.5
AGE
18-44 154 106 65.4 55.4-74.1 18 17.8 10.6-28.4 10 4.9 2.5- 9.6 18 10.2 6.1-16.6 2 1.7 0.4- 6.8
45+ 215 156 72.9 65.4-79.2 20 9.2 5.7-14.4 18 8.8 5.2-14.5 17 7.9 4.4-13.8 4 1.3 0.4- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 143 87 52.0 40.9-62.8 19 22.5 12.8-36.6 15 8.6 4.8-15.0 19 14.8 8.7-24.0 3 2.2 0.5- 9.1
Some College + 226 175 79.0 71.8-84.7 19 9.3 5.4-15.7 13 4.8 2.5- 9.1 16 5.7 3.2- 9.8 3 1.2 0.3- 4.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 113 58.8 48.2-68.6 22 20.1 11.7-32.4 15 6.8 3.6-12.4 24 12.2 7.6-18.8 4 2.1 0.6- 7.4
$50,000+ 150 121 80.5 71.8-87.0 13 9.3 4.7-17.4 9 5.5 2.7-10.9 7 4.7 2.1-10.1 0 0.0 . - .

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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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