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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

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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
-Piedmont NC 7,529 5,275 68.9 67.2-70.5 689 9.9 8.9-10.9 637 9.2 8.2-10.3 876 10.5 9.5-11.6 52 1.5 0.9- 2.3
GENDER
Male 2,883 1,941 66.4 63.7-69.0 271 10.6 9.1-12.3 272 9.2 7.8-10.9 371 11.6 9.9-13.5 28 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Female 4,646 3,334 71.2 69.2-73.2 418 9.2 8.1-10.5 365 9.3 8.0-10.8 505 9.5 8.4-10.8 24 0.8 0.4- 1.6
RACE
White 5,973 4,396 74.6 72.9-76.2 467 8.6 7.6- 9.7 437 7.7 6.7- 8.8 657 9.0 8.1-10.0 16 0.1 0.1- 0.2
African American 1,072 631 60.3 56.0-64.5 155 13.2 10.6-16.2 122 12.3 9.6-15.5 153 13.3 10.4-16.7 11 1.0 0.5- 2.1
Other Minorities 461 235 49.2 42.3-56.1 64 12.3 9.1-16.5 72 13.1 9.4-18.0 65 15.3 11.2-20.7 25 10.0 5.8-16.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 345 159 47.2 39.1-55.4 54 13.4 9.5-18.7 59 12.9 9.2-17.7 52 14.3 10.0-20.2 21 12.1 6.8-20.8
Non-Hispanic 7,167 5,107 71.0 69.4-72.6 633 9.5 8.6-10.6 578 8.9 7.9-10.0 818 10.1 9.1-11.2 31 0.4 0.2- 0.7
AGE
18-24 210 142 70.6 62.4-77.8 23 7.0 4.2-11.3 22 10.7 6.5-17.3 18 7.9 4.4-13.5 5 3.8 1.2-11.2
25-34 747 504 65.1 60.4-69.5 95 13.2 10.3-16.8 68 9.1 6.8-12.1 67 9.9 7.3-13.3 13 2.7 1.3- 5.4
35-44 1,254 909 69.6 66.2-72.8 122 10.3 8.3-12.6 110 9.8 7.8-12.2 106 9.3 7.4-11.7 7 1.0 0.4- 2.7
45-54 1,528 1,108 70.3 67.1-73.3 130 10.0 8.1-12.2 134 9.1 7.3-11.3 149 9.5 7.7-11.7 7 1.1 0.4- 3.0
55-64 1,584 1,148 73.8 71.0-76.5 142 8.6 7.1-10.5 119 7.1 5.7- 8.7 169 10.2 8.4-12.5 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
65-74 1,218 826 67.6 64.3-70.8 103 9.2 7.3-11.4 102 9.1 7.2-11.4 181 13.7 11.5-16.2 6 0.4 0.2- 1.1
75+ 925 591 60.0 55.6-64.2 67 8.1 5.9-11.1 78 10.9 8.3-14.1 181 20.6 17.1-24.5 8 0.4 0.2- 1.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 931 365 39.0 33.7-44.5 114 12.8 9.9-16.4 139 14.6 11.6-18.3 290 25.3 21.2-30.0 23 8.3 4.5-14.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,088 1,325 64.0 60.5-67.3 210 9.9 8.1-12.1 208 11.6 9.4-14.1 324 13.6 11.5-16.1 21 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,925 1,411 71.2 67.9-74.3 193 12.0 9.9-14.5 157 8.8 6.8-11.3 159 7.6 6.0- 9.6 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0
College Graduate 2,568 2,161 82.6 80.4-84.5 171 7.2 6.0- 8.7 132 5.6 4.5- 6.9 101 4.4 3.4- 5.8 3 0.2 0.0- 0.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 688 282 40.0 33.6-46.9 90 11.3 8.4-15.0 99 15.4 11.0-21.1 205 26.5 20.9-33.0 12 6.7 3.0-14.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,156 595 47.7 42.3-53.1 139 14.9 11.7-18.9 156 14.3 11.3-17.8 242 18.4 15.1-22.1 24 4.8 2.3- 9.5
$25,000- 34,999 742 457 58.4 52.8-63.7 82 12.8 9.5-17.0 87 13.0 9.2-18.1 110 14.1 11.0-17.8 6 1.8 0.7- 4.6
$35,000- 49,999 1,000 754 72.7 68.4-76.6 82 9.7 7.2-13.0 79 8.6 6.4-11.5 81 8.7 6.5-11.6 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8
$50,000-74,999 1,061 865 78.9 75.1-82.2 85 9.5 7.2-12.4 67 7.1 5.3- 9.6 43 4.5 2.9- 6.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2
$75,000+ 1,865 1,617 84.9 82.6-87.0 117 6.7 5.4- 8.4 67 4.3 3.2- 5.8 64 4.0 3.0- 5.4 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,556 1,559 59.9 56.9-62.9 267 11.0 9.4-12.9 268 12.2 10.1-14.6 442 15.6 13.7-17.8 20 1.2 0.5- 3.0
No 4,764 3,577 72.4 70.4-74.4 398 9.3 8.1-10.6 355 8.2 7.1- 9.5 405 8.5 7.3- 9.8 29 1.5 0.9- 2.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,007 700 71.4 67.3-75.2 71 8.2 6.1-10.9 90 8.7 6.5-11.6 143 11.6 9.2-14.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Non-Veteran 6,520 4,574 68.5 66.7-70.3 618 10.1 9.1-11.3 547 9.3 8.2-10.5 732 10.4 9.3-11.6 49 1.7 1.0- 2.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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