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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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
-Orange County 357 282 76.0 69.1-81.8 33 11.8 7.5-18.1 15 4.4 2.3- 8.3 25 7.0 4.2-11.5 2 0.7 0.2- 3.1
GENDER
Male 140 111 75.5 63.5-84.5 14 13.7 6.9-25.4 4 3.4 0.9-11.7 9 6.1 2.5-14.0 2 1.4 0.3- 5.9
Female 217 171 76.6 68.9-82.8 19 9.9 5.9-16.1 11 5.5 2.9-10.3 16 8.0 4.5-13.9 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 295 239 81.7 75.9-86.4 27 9.1 5.9-13.7 9 3.2 1.6- 6.4 19 5.8 3.5- 9.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1
Other 60 41 58.7 41.4-74.0 6 20.2 8.5-40.9 6 8.2 2.7-22.5 6 10.9 3.8-27.7 1 1.9 0.3-12.6
AGE
18-44 90 70 73.5 59.3-84.1 11 15.0 7.2-28.7 2 3.3 0.7-14.3 6 7.1 2.6-17.7 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6
45+ 261 208 78.2 71.8-83.6 20 8.7 5.2-14.2 13 5.5 3.0- 9.7 19 7.2 4.4-11.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 69 36 49.4 33.7-65.1 11 21.6 9.7-41.5 7 6.3 2.8-13.7 13 19.4 9.8-35.0 2 3.3 0.7-13.4
Some College + 287 245 83.3 76.4-88.4 22 9.2 5.4-15.0 8 3.9 1.7- 9.0 12 3.6 1.8- 7.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 120 74 52.5 40.4-64.2 16 21.0 11.2-36.0 10 6.9 3.5-13.2 18 17.3 9.8-28.7 2 2.3 0.5- 9.6
$50,000+ 195 172 85.5 77.1-91.2 15 8.3 4.4-15.3 4 3.9 1.2-11.4 4 2.3 0.6- 8.0 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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