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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 400 257 59.6 52.2-66.6 50 13.2 9.5-18.1 29 8.1 4.4-14.6 57 15.3 10.9-21.2 7 3.7 1.5- 8.7
GENDER
Male 153 95 55.0 43.4-66.0 19 11.8 6.9-19.4 9 10.0 3.9-23.3 23 16.2 9.4-26.4 7 7.2 2.9-16.4
Female 247 162 64.5 56.0-72.2 31 14.8 9.8-21.6 20 6.2 3.7-10.2 34 14.5 9.7-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 326 220 68.1 61.1-74.4 37 12.6 8.6-18.0 22 5.0 3.1- 8.0 43 12.6 8.9-17.6 4 1.7 0.5- 5.7
Other 72 36 41.2 26.5-57.6 12 13.8 7.0-25.3 7 15.1 5.5-35.3 14 21.7 11.3-37.6 3 8.2 2.6-23.3
AGE
18-44 99 59 55.7 42.9-67.9 15 14.5 8.4-23.9 8 8.0 2.8-21.2 14 16.2 8.7-28.1 3 5.5 1.7-16.2
45+ 299 196 62.8 54.8-70.3 35 12.2 8.3-17.4 21 8.2 4.0-16.2 43 14.7 10.4-20.3 4 2.1 0.6- 7.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 111 52.3 41.0-63.3 23 11.9 7.1-19.2 15 10.2 4.3-22.4 36 20.4 13.3-30.0 6 5.2 1.9-13.5
Some College + 209 146 68.2 59.5-75.9 27 14.8 9.7-21.9 14 5.7 3.0-10.8 21 9.5 5.3-16.4 1 1.8 0.3-11.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 119 50.9 40.4-61.4 25 11.4 7.0-18.2 24 10.4 5.2-20.0 41 20.8 13.8-30.1 7 6.5 2.7-14.9
$50,000+ 129 98 73.8 63.3-82.1 18 16.7 10.0-26.5 3 1.7 0.5- 5.9 10 7.8 3.7-15.8 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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