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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason?

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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
-Rowan County 443 285 62.2 55.3-68.7 49 13.1 9.0-18.8 36 8.2 5.2-12.8 70 14.6 10.7-19.7 3 1.8 0.5- 6.5
GENDER
Male 174 96 53.9 43.1-64.3 22 14.9 8.4-25.1 21 11.9 6.5-20.5 32 15.8 9.9-24.5 3 3.5 0.9-12.4
Female 269 189 70.8 63.1-77.5 27 11.3 7.2-17.3 15 4.5 2.5- 7.8 38 13.4 9.0-19.4 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 360 244 69.6 63.1-75.4 35 10.7 7.2-15.6 28 7.4 4.8-11.3 52 12.1 8.7-16.6 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Other 81 39 44.0 29.2-59.8 14 19.3 9.4-35.5 8 10.4 3.8-25.4 18 20.9 11.4-35.2 2 5.5 1.3-20.6
AGE
18-44 97 65 63.1 49.9-74.5 15 17.7 9.7-30.3 5 2.2 0.9- 5.5 10 13.2 6.7-24.4 2 3.8 0.9-14.9
45+ 344 218 61.5 54.1-68.4 34 9.8 6.7-14.1 31 12.7 7.8-20.0 60 15.7 11.8-20.7 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 224 128 55.1 44.6-65.1 28 14.8 8.6-24.3 22 10.1 5.5-18.0 43 16.8 11.3-24.3 3 3.3 0.9-11.5
Some College + 219 157 70.9 62.4-78.1 21 11.2 6.8-17.7 14 6.0 3.2-10.9 27 12.0 7.1-19.6 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 251 136 53.8 44.0-63.3 30 13.8 8.0-22.8 27 9.2 5.7-14.6 55 20.0 13.9-27.9 3 3.1 0.8-11.0
$50,000+ 132 105 77.3 67.1-85.0 12 11.8 6.2-21.1 5 3.7 1.4- 9.0 10 7.3 3.4-15.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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.

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