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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 7,558 5,384 70.1 68.4-71.7 2,174 29.9 28.3-31.6
GENDER
Male 2,891 1,986 67.5 64.8-70.1 905 32.5 29.9-35.2
Female 4,667 3,398 72.4 70.4-74.4 1,269 27.6 25.6-29.6
RACE
White 5,993 4,461 75.5 73.9-77.1 1,532 24.5 22.9-26.1
African American 1,078 661 62.1 57.8-66.2 417 37.9 33.8-42.2
Other Minorities 463 249 51.8 44.9-58.6 214 48.2 41.4-55.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 348 172 49.3 41.3-57.5 176 50.7 42.5-58.7
Non-Hispanic 7,192 5,203 72.1 70.5-73.7 1,989 27.9 26.3-29.5
AGE
18-24 212 148 71.2 63.0-78.3 64 28.8 21.7-37.0
25-34 752 514 65.9 61.2-70.3 238 34.1 29.7-38.8
35-44 1,254 930 71.3 67.9-74.5 324 28.7 25.5-32.1
45-54 1,529 1,120 71.1 67.9-74.1 409 28.9 25.9-32.1
55-64 1,589 1,171 74.8 71.9-77.4 418 25.2 22.6-28.1
65-74 1,225 851 70.2 66.9-73.3 374 29.8 26.7-33.1
75+ 934 603 61.6 57.3-65.7 331 38.4 34.3-42.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 942 392 41.5 36.2-47.0 550 58.5 53.0-63.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,097 1,351 64.8 61.3-68.1 746 35.2 31.9-38.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,930 1,435 72.4 69.1-75.4 495 27.6 24.6-30.9
College Graduate 2,572 2,192 83.7 81.6-85.6 380 16.3 14.4-18.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 696 289 40.2 33.8-47.0 407 59.8 53.0-66.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,162 619 50.6 45.3-56.0 543 49.4 44.0-54.7
$25,000- 34,999 744 468 59.3 53.8-64.6 276 40.7 35.4-46.2
$35,000- 49,999 1,003 770 73.8 69.6-77.7 233 26.2 22.3-30.4
$50,000-74,999 1,062 877 79.7 75.9-83.0 185 20.3 17.0-24.1
$75,000+ 1,866 1,635 85.8 83.5-87.8 231 14.2 12.2-16.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,566 1,595 61.3 58.3-64.2 971 38.7 35.8-41.7
No 4,781 3,646 73.5 71.4-75.5 1,135 26.5 24.5-28.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,008 710 72.5 68.5-76.2 298 27.5 23.8-31.5
Non-Veteran 6,548 4,673 69.7 67.9-71.5 1,875 30.3 28.5-32.1

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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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