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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 10,773 7,603 68.0 66.5-69.5 972 10.5 9.5-11.6 858 9.0 8.1-10.0 1,162 10.6 9.7-11.6 178 1.8 1.5- 2.3
-Alamance County 266 180 61.6 53.0-69.6 24 9.6 5.8-15.2 28 10.8 7.0-16.3 28 11.7 6.9-19.3 6 6.3 2.8-13.9
GENDER
Male 102 68 64.2 51.4-75.3 7 6.0 2.4-13.9 9 9.5 4.6-18.7 13 10.1 5.0-19.2 5 10.2 4.1-23.4
Female 164 112 59.1 47.5-69.7 17 13.1 7.3-22.4 19 12.0 7.0-19.8 15 13.3 6.1-26.6 1 2.5 0.4-15.7
RACE
White 210 154 71.8 62.4-79.7 19 10.1 5.7-17.2 17 8.3 4.8-14.1 19 9.4 4.6-18.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.6
Other 53 24 40.3 25.1-57.5 5 8.9 3.4-21.6 10 13.8 6.5-26.9 9 17.3 7.7-34.5 5 19.7 8.6-38.9
AGE
18-44 73 43 56.6 42.7-69.5 8 10.1 4.7-20.2 12 10.9 5.6-20.0 5 11.1 4.2-26.4 5 11.4 4.8-24.5
45+ 189 133 66.7 57.9-74.5 16 9.2 5.1-15.9 16 10.9 6.3-18.3 23 12.6 8.1-19.2 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 116 68 51.8 39.0-64.3 10 10.2 4.8-20.2 14 11.5 6.2-20.3 19 16.1 8.0-29.6 5 10.5 4.2-23.8
Some College + 149 111 70.2 59.0-79.4 14 9.0 4.7-16.6 14 10.2 5.4-18.3 9 7.9 3.5-17.0 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 135 73 47.8 36.3-59.6 14 11.7 6.3-20.7 23 15.9 9.7-24.9 19 12.3 6.8-21.3 6 12.3 5.5-25.4
$50,000+ 88 78 83.8 70.2-91.9 2 2.8 0.7-11.0 4 6.8 2.5-17.6 4 6.6 1.8-21.2 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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