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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 351 173 46.9 38.1-55.9 48 15.6 10.9-21.8 49 12.2 8.5-17.4 58 16.5 12.0-22.4 23 8.8 5.0-15.0
GENDER
Male 120 52 46.7 31.2-62.9 19 17.4 9.8-29.0 12 7.6 3.6-15.2 26 16.7 9.8-27.2 11 11.5 5.3-23.5
Female 231 121 47.0 39.0-55.2 29 13.8 9.1-20.4 37 16.6 11.2-24.0 32 16.3 11.2-23.1 12 6.2 2.9-12.7
RACE
White 111 68 61.1 41.5-77.7 12 15.3 6.5-32.1 15 10.2 5.1-19.2 14 12.4 6.1-23.6 2 1.0 0.2- 4.9
Other 238 104 41.2 33.5-49.4 36 15.8 10.9-22.3 34 13.2 8.6-19.8 44 18.4 13.0-25.4 20 11.3 6.3-19.6
AGE
18-44 124 57 48.1 34.1-62.4 20 16.4 9.4-27.0 16 10.2 5.5-18.2 23 14.5 8.8-22.8 8 10.8 4.9-22.1
45+ 224 113 44.8 37.3-52.5 28 14.6 9.9-21.0 33 15.0 10.0-21.9 35 19.4 13.1-27.7 15 6.2 3.6-10.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 92 43.5 31.4-56.5 29 14.9 9.6-22.5 30 11.4 7.0-17.9 40 16.8 11.1-24.6 23 13.4 7.6-22.6
Some College + 137 81 53.3 42.0-64.2 19 16.8 9.0-29.0 19 13.9 7.8-23.5 18 16.1 9.6-25.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 106 35.9 28.8-43.6 36 16.6 11.4-23.4 36 14.8 9.7-21.8 43 20.9 14.9-28.5 16 11.9 6.4-21.0
$50,000+ 62 39 62.2 45.4-76.5 8 18.6 7.5-39.1 5 7.2 2.8-17.2 9 10.8 5.1-21.5 1 1.2 0.2- 7.9

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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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