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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 300 215 65.7 56.1-74.1 26 11.6 7.2-18.2 19 7.1 3.9-12.6 32 13.5 7.2-23.8 8 2.2 0.9- 5.2
GENDER
Male 99 68 60.3 44.4-74.3 13 14.0 7.1-25.5 8 9.0 4.0-19.0 7 14.6 4.9-36.3 3 2.2 0.7- 6.8
Female 201 147 71.2 61.7-79.2 13 9.2 4.7-17.2 11 5.2 2.1-12.0 25 12.3 7.6-19.1 5 2.2 0.6- 8.0
RACE
White 272 198 69.5 61.0-76.9 25 14.0 8.8-21.7 16 7.1 3.6-13.6 26 7.5 4.7-11.8 7 1.8 0.7- 4.4
Other 25 14 47.7 22.0-74.7 1 1.6 0.2-11.0 3 7.2 1.9-23.6 6 39.7 15.1-71.0 1 3.8 0.5-23.8
AGE
18-44 73 44 59.2 43.9-73.0 12 14.6 7.7-25.8 6 8.4 3.6-18.4 10 16.5 6.8-34.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5
45+ 223 168 74.0 66.3-80.5 14 7.8 4.1-14.5 13 5.4 2.8-10.4 22 9.5 5.8-15.2 6 3.2 1.2- 8.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 148 95 57.9 43.3-71.2 11 7.2 3.4-14.7 15 11.1 5.6-21.0 19 19.7 9.2-37.4 8 4.0 1.6- 9.6
Some College + 152 120 74.9 63.9-83.3 15 16.8 9.4-28.2 4 2.3 0.7- 7.7 13 6.1 3.3-11.0 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 101 56.7 43.6-69.0 18 16.2 9.3-26.6 19 12.3 6.7-21.6 23 14.2 6.7-27.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
$50,000+ 92 85 95.5 90.2-98.0 5 3.6 1.4- 8.7 0 0.0 . - . 2 1.0 0.2- 4.2 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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