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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 398 283 68.4 59.8-75.8 44 16.1 9.6-26.0 28 6.6 4.0-10.8 36 7.2 4.9-10.6 7 1.6 0.6- 4.2
GENDER
Male 127 91 71.9 55.0-84.3 12 16.0 5.7-37.7 7 2.9 1.3- 6.4 14 7.2 3.7-13.5 3 2.0 0.5- 7.7
Female 271 192 65.4 56.8-73.1 32 16.3 10.1-25.2 21 9.7 5.4-16.6 22 7.3 4.6-11.4 4 1.3 0.4- 4.9
RACE
White 253 193 71.2 58.8-81.0 23 16.6 7.9-31.4 11 5.5 2.5-12.0 23 6.1 3.7- 9.9 3 0.6 0.2- 2.2
Other 143 89 63.5 52.6-73.2 21 15.5 8.8-25.8 16 7.8 4.5-13.1 13 9.6 5.2-16.9 4 3.6 1.1-11.4
AGE
18-44 122 88 65.4 51.2-77.4 15 20.9 10.5-37.5 9 6.7 3.0-14.4 8 5.1 2.4-10.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.3
45+ 275 194 72.1 65.9-77.5 29 9.9 6.6-14.8 19 6.6 4.1-10.4 28 10.1 6.9-14.6 5 1.3 0.5- 3.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 181 110 60.6 46.4-73.3 24 20.1 9.1-38.8 18 7.2 3.9-12.9 22 8.5 5.0-14.2 7 3.5 1.3- 9.0
Some College + 216 172 74.8 65.4-82.4 20 12.8 7.1-22.0 10 6.2 2.8-13.4 14 6.2 3.5-10.8 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 209 138 67.2 57.0-75.9 24 14.1 7.9-23.9 19 7.5 4.2-12.9 24 9.3 5.8-14.7 4 2.0 0.6- 6.9
$50,000+ 139 115 80.6 71.2-87.5 13 10.9 5.7-19.8 3 2.1 0.7- 6.5 8 6.3 3.0-12.9 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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