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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 372 265 65.5 57.6-72.7 36 8.3 5.7-12.0 26 10.9 6.5-17.7 35 9.5 5.7-15.6 10 5.8 2.1-14.9
GENDER
Male 140 92 56.0 43.9-67.4 15 9.2 5.1-15.8 8 12.4 5.7-24.9 20 13.2 6.6-24.5 5 9.2 2.8-26.2
Female 232 173 76.0 68.7-82.0 21 7.3 4.6-11.4 18 9.2 5.1-16.0 15 5.6 3.1- 9.7 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0
RACE
White 313 235 72.0 64.1-78.6 29 8.7 5.8-13.0 21 10.2 6.0-16.7 26 8.8 4.5-16.5 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Other 56 28 42.9 26.4-61.1 6 4.5 1.8-11.0 5 14.2 4.0-39.5 9 12.7 6.0-25.0 8 25.7 9.9-52.3
AGE
18-44 133 96 61.6 48.9-72.9 12 6.9 3.6-13.0 14 15.4 8.2-27.1 8 8.9 3.5-21.1 3 7.1 1.7-25.4
45+ 235 166 70.0 62.6-76.4 24 10.1 6.6-15.1 11 5.4 2.7-10.5 27 10.4 6.9-15.6 7 4.1 1.7- 9.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 117 65 46.3 32.8-60.4 14 9.5 5.2-16.9 12 15.5 6.9-31.2 18 15.4 7.0-30.6 8 13.3 4.2-34.7
Some College + 254 199 76.2 68.6-82.4 22 7.6 4.6-12.3 14 8.4 4.4-15.3 17 6.3 3.5-11.1 2 1.6 0.3- 7.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 72 45.8 33.1-59.2 17 8.8 5.0-14.8 14 13.9 6.3-28.1 22 17.3 8.6-31.6 7 14.3 5.0-34.7
$50,000+ 178 152 85.0 78.1-90.1 14 7.8 4.4-13.5 5 4.0 1.6- 9.8 7 3.2 1.5- 6.8 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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