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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Oral Health

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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 12,033 8,164 67.0 65.6-68.4 1,088 10.3 9.4-11.3 1,092 10.1 9.2-11.2 1,629 11.8 10.9-12.8 60 0.7 0.5- 1.0
-Eastern NC 3,115 2,045 65.4 62.4-68.2 306 11.0 9.1-13.2 323 11.2 9.3-13.3 430 12.2 10.4-14.1 11 0.4 0.2- 0.8
GENDER
Male 1,082 685 64.7 60.0-69.1 110 11.3 8.6-14.5 107 10.5 7.9-13.7 179 13.4 10.6-16.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.3
Female 2,033 1,360 65.9 62.1-69.6 196 10.7 8.2-13.9 216 11.8 9.3-14.9 251 11.0 9.1-13.3 10 0.5 0.2- 1.2
RACE
White 2,077 1,468 69.5 65.9-72.8 180 10.0 7.8-12.7 186 10.4 8.2-13.2 239 10.0 8.2-12.1 4 0.1 0.0- 0.4
African American 737 402 57.8 51.8-63.7 93 12.5 8.8-17.6 96 12.5 9.0-16.9 143 16.2 12.9-20.2 3 0.9 0.3- 3.2
Other Minorities 284 160 56.2 45.0-66.7 33 13.9 8.2-22.4 39 12.4 7.4-19.9 48 17.0 9.6-28.1 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 130 77 57.6 43.2-70.8 19 17.5 9.7-29.7 13 7.5 3.2-16.6 19 16.8 7.9-32.4 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Non-Hispanic 2,978 1,962 66.0 63.0-68.8 287 10.4 8.5-12.7 310 11.5 9.6-13.8 410 11.8 10.2-13.6 9 0.3 0.1- 0.9
AGE
18-24 129 82 64.8 52.1-75.7 19 16.9 9.4-28.6 17 10.0 4.7-20.0 10 7.5 2.9-18.2 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
25-34 317 209 65.6 57.2-73.1 33 11.0 6.9-17.2 44 13.7 8.7-20.9 30 9.7 5.8-15.6 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
35-44 424 294 70.8 64.1-76.7 44 10.0 6.4-15.2 42 9.5 6.0-14.7 43 9.7 6.6-13.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.8
45-54 573 383 67.1 61.4-72.4 57 9.3 6.5-13.1 57 11.6 8.2-16.2 75 11.8 8.7-15.9 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
55-64 680 447 60.6 54.6-66.2 63 11.4 7.9-16.1 64 11.9 8.0-17.2 103 15.4 11.8-19.9 3 0.8 0.2- 3.7
65+ 961 604 61.6 56.9-66.1 90 8.6 6.4-11.5 95 10.4 7.7-13.9 168 18.9 15.5-23.0 4 0.5 0.1- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 422 176 44.4 36.7-52.4 44 10.4 6.3-16.5 60 14.6 10.0-20.7 138 29.5 23.2-36.8 4 1.1 0.3- 4.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 997 606 60.6 54.9-66.1 117 13.7 10.4-17.9 118 12.7 9.3-17.0 151 12.6 9.4-16.8 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Some Post-H.S. 831 566 68.7 62.9-73.9 78 10.7 6.8-16.5 85 9.9 7.3-13.3 100 10.3 7.8-13.4 2 0.4 0.1- 2.5
College Graduate 862 694 77.4 72.0-82.0 67 7.9 5.5-11.3 60 9.0 5.6-14.2 41 5.7 3.7- 8.7 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 379 165 42.7 33.8-52.1 36 11.2 6.0-20.0 57 17.7 11.5-26.1 119 28.1 21.4-36.0 2 0.3 0.0- 1.6
$15,000- 24,999 539 271 52.8 45.0-60.3 69 13.9 9.4-19.9 81 16.5 11.5-23.2 115 16.6 12.4-21.7 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
$25,000- 34,999 348 214 57.8 48.5-66.5 46 13.9 9.2-20.7 40 13.3 8.0-21.5 45 13.6 8.7-20.6 3 1.4 0.4- 4.9
$35,000- 49,999 378 265 68.9 61.2-75.7 42 14.1 9.3-20.8 36 7.8 4.5-13.1 34 9.0 5.7-13.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
$50,000-74,999 377 294 74.9 67.5-81.1 33 7.7 4.7-12.5 31 12.2 7.6-18.9 19 5.2 2.8- 9.5 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 569 487 82.1 75.6-87.3 32 5.8 3.6- 9.1 30 7.2 3.7-13.7 20 4.9 2.5- 9.2 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,233 698 56.2 51.5-60.8 132 11.2 8.6-14.5 147 12.9 9.8-16.7 251 19.2 16.1-22.7 5 0.5 0.2- 1.7
No 1,745 1,263 69.6 65.5-73.3 162 11.2 8.6-14.4 157 10.5 8.2-13.4 157 8.5 6.4-11.1 6 0.3 0.1- 0.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 499 354 71.4 65.5-76.7 40 7.7 5.0-11.7 40 8.5 5.5-12.7 65 12.4 9.1-16.7 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 2,615 1,691 64.1 60.7-67.4 266 11.6 9.5-14.2 282 11.7 9.6-14.2 365 12.1 10.2-14.3 11 0.4 0.2- 1.0

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^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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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