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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 405 286 66.7 59.1-73.6 119 33.3 26.4-40.9
GENDER
Male 150 102 59.1 47.0-70.3 48 40.9 29.7-53.0
Female 255 184 75.0 68.0-80.9 71 25.0 19.1-32.0
RACE
White 341 250 72.3 64.8-78.8 91 27.7 21.2-35.2
Other 61 33 44.8 28.4-62.6 28 55.2 37.4-71.6
AGE
18-44 134 101 63.8 50.8-75.0 33 36.2 25.0-49.2
45+ 266 182 69.9 63.1-76.0 84 30.1 24.0-36.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 140 79 50.1 36.9-63.3 61 49.9 36.7-63.1
Some College + 264 206 76.6 69.1-82.7 58 23.4 17.3-30.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 158 86 47.7 35.4-60.2 72 52.3 39.8-64.6
$50,000+ 181 156 85.8 78.9-90.7 25 14.2 9.3-21.1

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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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