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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 583 441 72.3 67.1-76.9 49 8.1 5.9-11.2 41 8.5 5.8-12.4 45 8.8 6.1-12.5 7 2.3 0.9- 5.5
GENDER
Male 241 182 72.1 64.1-78.8 19 6.5 3.9-10.5 19 8.8 4.9-15.1 17 10.4 6.0-17.4 4 2.3 0.7- 7.7
Female 342 259 72.4 65.6-78.3 30 9.7 6.3-14.7 22 8.3 4.9-13.7 28 7.2 4.6-11.1 3 2.3 0.6- 8.1
RACE
White 433 350 80.9 75.6-85.3 29 6.4 4.1- 9.7 25 6.9 4.1-11.6 29 5.8 3.7- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
Other 150 91 54.9 44.9-64.5 20 11.7 7.1-18.6 16 11.8 6.6-20.0 16 14.8 8.5-24.5 7 6.9 2.8-15.8
AGE
18-44 204 142 67.9 59.6-75.3 20 8.3 5.0-13.5 21 11.9 7.2-19.0 19 10.2 6.0-16.9 2 1.6 0.4- 7.3
45+ 373 295 76.9 71.1-81.9 29 8.0 5.4-11.9 20 4.9 3.1- 7.8 24 7.1 4.4-11.2 5 3.0 1.0- 8.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 138 84 54.3 43.3-64.9 14 9.6 5.2-17.0 16 13.4 7.4-23.0 17 14.3 7.8-24.9 7 8.3 3.4-18.9
Some College + 444 357 79.1 73.8-83.6 35 7.6 5.1-11.1 25 6.7 4.0-11.0 27 6.6 4.2-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 211 130 53.3 44.0-62.4 26 13.2 8.3-20.4 19 10.7 5.6-19.5 29 16.1 10.1-24.8 7 6.6 2.7-15.2
$50,000+ 311 264 84.0 78.6-88.2 17 4.9 2.9- 8.1 17 5.7 3.4- 9.3 13 5.5 3.0- 9.8 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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