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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 584 451 73.2 68.0-77.8 133 26.8 22.2-32.0
GENDER
Male 241 186 73.2 65.1-79.9 55 26.8 20.1-34.9
Female 343 265 73.2 66.2-79.2 78 26.8 20.8-33.8
RACE
White 433 355 81.9 76.7-86.2 78 18.1 13.8-23.3
Other 150 96 57.2 47.1-66.8 54 42.8 33.2-52.9
AGE
18-44 205 147 68.3 59.8-75.7 58 31.7 24.3-40.2
45+ 373 300 78.6 72.9-83.4 73 21.4 16.6-27.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 139 87 54.3 43.3-64.9 52 45.7 35.1-56.7
Some College + 444 364 80.6 75.3-85.0 80 19.4 15.0-24.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 212 137 55.2 45.7-64.4 75 44.8 35.6-54.3
$50,000+ 311 266 84.5 79.2-88.7 45 15.5 11.3-20.8

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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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