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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 231 153 64.3 55.8-72.0 23 11.0 6.5-17.9 19 7.7 4.5-12.8 31 15.6 10.2-23.2 5 1.4 0.6- 3.6
GENDER
Male 90 56 60.2 46.6-72.3 7 12.1 5.3-25.3 9 7.9 3.6-16.6 16 18.7 10.3-31.6 2 1.1 0.2- 4.9
Female 141 97 68.7 58.6-77.2 16 9.9 5.6-16.8 10 7.4 3.6-14.7 15 12.3 6.8-21.4 3 1.8 0.5- 5.6
RACE
White 217 149 64.7 55.9-72.5 22 11.8 6.9-19.3 17 8.2 4.7-13.8 25 14.2 8.8-22.1 4 1.1 0.4- 3.2
Other 10 2 55.8 15.5-89.6 1 6.0 0.7-37.7 2 4.2 0.7-20.4 5 34.0 7.5-76.6 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 49 28 56.9 41.2-71.4 7 15.6 7.1-30.6 2 3.7 0.8-16.1 11 22.9 12.4-38.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1
45+ 178 123 70.9 62.8-77.8 16 7.6 4.5-12.5 17 11.1 6.6-18.1 18 8.6 5.3-13.7 4 1.9 0.7- 5.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 75 33 40.8 26.5-56.9 10 16.2 7.3-32.1 5 7.7 2.7-20.2 23 31.9 19.6-47.4 4 3.3 1.2- 9.2
Some College + 156 120 78.6 70.1-85.2 13 7.8 4.2-14.2 14 7.6 4.2-13.3 8 5.7 2.4-13.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 113 60 46.4 34.9-58.4 15 15.4 8.2-27.1 13 11.7 5.9-21.8 23 25.2 15.5-38.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.9
$50,000+ 78 70 90.7 81.2-95.6 4 4.1 1.3-11.9 4 5.2 1.8-14.0 0 0.0 . - . 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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