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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 349 235 65.1 57.6-71.9 41 12.4 8.6-17.7 30 8.7 5.2-14.2 36 12.4 7.8-19.2 7 1.4 0.6- 3.4
GENDER
Male 111 74 61.9 48.9-73.4 12 11.3 6.0-20.1 11 10.3 4.4-22.3 12 15.8 8.0-29.0 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Female 238 161 67.7 59.3-75.1 29 13.4 8.5-20.7 19 7.4 4.4-12.0 24 9.5 5.3-16.4 5 2.0 0.7- 5.8
RACE
White 242 180 72.9 64.4-80.0 24 12.1 7.7-18.5 21 9.8 5.1-17.9 16 5.0 2.8- 8.6 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Other 103 52 50.1 36.8-63.4 17 13.6 7.0-24.8 8 5.9 2.7-12.2 20 26.8 15.4-42.5 6 3.6 1.3- 9.5
AGE
18-44 113 74 65.8 53.2-76.5 14 11.2 5.9-20.4 9 8.3 3.3-19.3 14 13.3 6.6-24.9 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2
45+ 234 160 64.3 56.1-71.7 26 13.6 9.0-20.1 21 9.2 5.7-14.5 22 11.5 6.3-20.1 5 1.4 0.6- 3.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 58 47.4 33.5-61.7 14 9.0 4.7-16.7 14 12.9 5.6-26.9 24 27.2 16.0-42.3 6 3.5 1.3- 9.1
Some College + 231 176 75.7 68.0-82.0 26 14.1 9.0-21.5 16 6.3 3.7-10.6 12 3.7 2.0- 7.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 164 94 55.9 44.7-66.6 16 9.2 5.2-15.8 19 9.0 5.3-14.9 29 23.9 14.8-36.2 6 2.0 0.9- 4.7
$50,000+ 151 120 80.0 71.3-86.6 17 12.3 7.1-20.3 8 5.8 2.8-11.7 6 1.9 0.8- 4.6 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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