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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 2,791 1,880 67.1 64.0-70.1 265 10.4 8.6-12.5 271 10.2 8.3-12.4 333 11.1 9.3-13.1 42 1.3 0.8- 2.0
GENDER
Male 969 643 67.1 62.2-71.7 80 9.6 7.0-12.9 91 9.1 6.6-12.5 137 12.8 9.9-16.4 18 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Female 1,822 1,237 67.2 63.2-70.9 185 11.2 8.8-14.0 180 11.2 8.6-14.4 196 9.4 7.5-11.7 24 1.1 0.6- 2.0
RACE
White 1,881 1,373 72.5 68.9-75.8 143 8.3 6.5-10.5 150 8.7 6.6-11.5 198 10.1 8.1-12.4 17 0.5 0.2- 0.9
African American 637 351 56.0 49.3-62.4 91 15.1 10.7-20.9 81 13.8 9.6-19.4 96 11.5 8.7-15.0 18 3.7 2.0- 6.8
Other Minorities 258 143 57.0 45.2-68.1 31 13.9 8.0-23.1 39 11.9 7.0-19.5 38 16.3 8.7-28.4 7 0.9 0.4- 2.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 122 71 56.3 41.5-70.0 15 16.2 8.5-28.8 15 10.3 5.0-20.1 19 16.7 7.6-32.9 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Non-Hispanic 2,663 1,803 68.0 64.9-71.0 250 9.9 8.1-12.0 256 10.2 8.2-12.5 314 10.6 9.0-12.5 40 1.3 0.8- 2.1
AGE
18-24 126 80 67.8 55.6-78.0 17 12.7 7.2-21.5 16 10.0 4.6-20.1 11 7.9 3.1-18.5 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3
25-34 312 201 64.2 55.6-72.0 33 12.5 7.6-19.7 46 13.4 8.7-20.2 30 9.4 5.6-15.3 2 0.5 0.1- 2.5
35-44 418 279 66.5 59.5-72.9 44 10.0 6.6-14.9 49 14.1 9.3-20.8 44 9.1 6.3-13.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.2
45-54 550 363 69.1 63.4-74.3 57 9.4 6.6-13.4 49 8.4 5.6-12.3 73 11.7 8.5-15.9 8 1.3 0.5- 3.6
55-64 606 408 63.3 57.0-69.1 52 10.0 6.6-14.8 48 6.7 4.3-10.2 82 17.2 12.6-23.0 16 2.8 1.4- 5.8
65+ 752 526 71.4 66.5-75.8 60 7.4 5.1-10.6 62 7.2 5.0-10.1 92 12.5 9.4-16.5 12 1.5 0.7- 3.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 129 45.8 36.6-55.2 31 10.1 5.5-17.8 42 12.0 7.8-18.0 69 27.4 19.9-36.4 17 4.7 2.3- 9.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 890 538 60.8 54.8-66.6 100 13.0 9.6-17.3 96 12.1 8.6-16.7 140 12.7 9.3-17.0 16 1.4 0.7- 2.9
Some Post-H.S. 777 523 71.1 65.7-75.9 72 8.0 5.7-11.2 84 10.7 7.6-14.9 89 9.1 6.7-12.3 9 1.1 0.4- 2.7
College Graduate 834 688 78.8 73.2-83.6 62 9.6 6.4-13.9 49 6.6 3.7-11.6 35 5.0 3.1- 8.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 302 136 44.8 34.9-55.2 28 9.4 5.1-16.5 49 21.1 13.3-31.7 81 23.6 16.8-31.9 8 1.2 0.5- 2.8
$15,000- 24,999 468 226 49.9 41.6-58.3 63 14.2 9.4-20.9 61 15.1 9.8-22.6 105 19.1 14.3-25.1 13 1.7 0.8- 3.5
$25,000- 34,999 311 195 58.9 49.0-68.1 38 14.3 9.0-22.0 37 12.7 7.3-21.1 36 11.3 6.6-18.8 5 2.8 1.1- 7.0
$35,000- 49,999 352 258 73.1 65.4-79.7 34 11.9 7.4-18.7 31 7.2 4.1-12.3 28 7.5 4.5-12.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
$50,000-74,999 357 282 76.8 68.9-83.2 31 10.9 6.0-18.9 30 9.6 6.0-15.2 12 1.9 1.0- 3.7 2 0.7 0.1- 3.6
$75,000+ 560 477 82.5 75.9-87.6 32 5.5 3.4- 8.8 28 6.3 2.9-13.0 21 5.6 3.0-10.0 2 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,017 599 58.7 53.4-63.7 96 9.9 7.3-13.3 119 10.9 7.7-15.2 177 18.0 14.6-22.0 26 2.6 1.4- 4.6
No 1,648 1,198 70.6 66.5-74.3 159 11.0 8.6-13.9 140 10.0 7.7-13.0 137 7.8 5.8-10.5 14 0.6 0.3- 1.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 448 325 73.8 67.5-79.2 33 6.3 3.9-10.0 34 7.8 4.6-12.9 50 10.9 7.6-15.3 6 1.2 0.4- 3.4
Non-Veteran 2,342 1,555 65.8 62.3-69.1 232 11.2 9.1-13.7 236 10.6 8.5-13.2 283 11.1 9.1-13.5 36 1.3 0.8- 2.1

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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.

**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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