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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

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
-Rowan County 446 294 63.2 56.2-69.7 152 36.8 30.3-43.8
GENDER
Male 175 101 54.7 43.8-65.2 74 45.3 34.8-56.2
Female 271 193 72.0 64.4-78.5 78 28.0 21.5-35.6
RACE
White 362 250 70.8 64.4-76.5 112 29.2 23.5-35.6
Other 82 42 45.0 30.3-60.6 40 55.0 39.4-69.7
AGE
18-44 99 67 62.1 48.9-73.7 32 37.9 26.3-51.1
45+ 345 225 63.8 56.5-70.6 120 36.2 29.4-43.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 227 133 55.5 45.1-65.5 94 44.5 34.5-54.9
Some College + 219 161 72.7 64.2-79.8 58 27.3 20.2-35.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 143 54.8 45.0-64.2 111 45.2 35.8-55.0
$50,000+ 132 105 77.3 67.1-85.0 27 22.7 15.0-32.9

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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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