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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 581 439 70.5 64.2-76.0 56 10.2 7.3-14.1 38 9.3 6.0-14.0 38 6.9 4.4-10.7 10 3.1 0.9-10.2
GENDER
Male 187 144 67.5 56.6-76.9 16 9.1 5.1-15.7 16 12.6 7.1-21.2 8 5.9 2.4-13.6 3 5.0 1.0-21.0
Female 394 295 73.2 66.5-79.0 40 11.2 7.5-16.4 22 6.2 3.3-11.6 30 7.9 4.9-12.5 7 1.4 0.6- 3.5
RACE
White 360 294 78.3 71.2-84.0 26 9.5 5.7-15.5 16 6.3 3.2-12.1 21 5.6 3.1- 9.9 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Other 219 143 62.2 51.8-71.6 30 10.9 6.9-16.8 22 12.4 7.1-20.8 17 8.3 4.3-15.6 7 6.1 1.7-19.6
AGE
18-44 179 134 68.5 58.7-76.9 16 9.5 5.5-15.9 18 12.0 7.0-19.7 7 5.3 2.4-11.3 4 4.6 1.2-17.0
45+ 396 300 73.1 66.8-78.7 39 11.0 7.7-15.5 20 5.5 2.9-10.2 31 9.4 5.6-15.2 6 1.0 0.4- 2.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 129 74 50.5 36.2-64.6 13 9.0 4.1-18.6 12 11.3 5.1-23.0 22 18.8 10.3-31.9 8 10.4 2.6-33.5
Some College + 452 365 77.4 71.3-82.5 43 10.6 7.3-15.1 26 8.6 5.1-14.2 16 2.8 1.5- 5.0 2 0.6 0.1- 3.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 214 125 54.7 43.6-65.4 34 13.0 8.5-19.4 21 10.7 5.8-18.9 29 14.3 8.4-23.4 5 7.2 1.8-25.3
$50,000+ 303 266 80.8 73.0-86.7 17 8.0 4.5-13.7 13 8.6 4.4-16.1 6 2.6 1.1- 6.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.6

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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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