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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,073 8,340 68.4 67.0-69.8 3,733 31.6 30.2-33.0
-Eastern NC 3,125 2,095 67.5 64.6-70.3 1,030 32.5 29.7-35.4
GENDER
Male 1,088 710 66.7 62.1-71.0 378 33.3 29.0-37.9
Female 2,037 1,385 68.3 64.6-71.7 652 31.7 28.3-35.4
RACE
White 2,081 1,492 71.5 68.1-74.7 589 28.5 25.3-31.9
African American 743 419 59.8 53.8-65.5 324 40.2 34.5-46.2
Other Minorities 284 168 58.7 47.5-69.0 116 41.3 31.0-52.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 131 79 59.6 45.2-72.5 52 40.4 27.5-54.8
Non-Hispanic 2,987 2,010 68.2 65.3-70.9 977 31.8 29.1-34.7
AGE
18-24 129 84 69.1 57.0-79.0 45 30.9 21.0-43.0
25-34 317 215 67.2 58.8-74.6 102 32.8 25.4-41.2
35-44 427 299 72.3 65.7-78.0 128 27.7 22.0-34.3
45-54 575 394 70.3 64.8-75.3 181 29.7 24.7-35.2
55-64 680 455 61.7 55.7-67.3 225 38.3 32.7-44.3
65+ 966 622 63.2 58.5-67.6 344 36.8 32.4-41.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 426 183 45.3 37.6-53.3 243 54.7 46.7-62.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,002 621 62.2 56.5-67.6 381 37.8 32.4-43.5
Some Post-H.S. 832 577 72.5 67.6-77.0 255 27.5 23.0-32.4
College Graduate 862 711 79.3 74.0-83.9 151 20.7 16.1-26.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 380 175 46.5 37.5-55.8 205 53.5 44.2-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 543 279 54.4 46.7-61.8 264 45.6 38.2-53.3
$25,000- 34,999 350 221 59.1 49.9-67.7 129 40.9 32.3-50.1
$35,000- 49,999 378 275 71.6 64.1-78.1 103 28.4 21.9-35.9
$50,000-74,999 377 297 76.9 69.8-82.8 80 23.1 17.2-30.2
$75,000+ 569 492 83.2 76.6-88.2 77 16.8 11.8-23.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,237 723 58.5 53.8-63.0 514 41.5 37.0-46.2
No 1,749 1,284 71.8 67.9-75.4 465 28.2 24.6-32.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 501 362 73.2 67.4-78.3 139 26.8 21.7-32.6
Non-Veteran 2,623 1,733 66.4 63.1-69.5 890 33.6 30.5-36.9

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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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