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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 253 192 65.7 56.2-74.1 20 15.2 8.8-25.2 16 7.8 4.1-14.3 22 10.5 6.1-17.5 3 0.7 0.2- 2.3
GENDER
Male 103 82 65.7 50.9-78.1 8 19.5 9.3-36.6 3 4.4 1.1-16.5 9 9.9 4.6-20.0 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0
Female 150 110 65.6 54.0-75.7 12 10.3 5.4-18.7 13 11.7 5.9-21.8 13 11.3 5.2-22.9 2 1.1 0.3- 4.3
RACE
White 195 160 75.7 64.7-84.1 11 11.1 5.0-23.2 11 5.4 2.5-11.3 12 7.4 3.5-14.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
Other 55 29 39.4 24.8-56.2 9 26.1 12.2-47.2 5 14.0 5.1-33.1 10 18.8 8.4-36.6 2 1.7 0.4- 7.0
AGE
18-44 61 42 57.2 41.0-72.0 9 23.4 11.6-41.6 5 10.0 3.8-23.8 4 8.8 2.9-24.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
45+ 190 149 74.1 66.0-80.9 10 6.8 3.5-12.8 11 5.8 3.0-10.8 18 12.3 7.4-19.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 76 49 50.0 34.5-65.5 10 23.6 11.4-42.7 6 11.5 4.2-27.8 10 14.3 6.2-29.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.8
Some College + 176 143 74.9 63.6-83.6 9 10.0 4.1-22.6 10 5.8 2.7-12.1 12 8.5 4.1-16.7 2 0.8 0.2- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 101 68 54.9 40.5-68.5 9 19.3 8.7-37.6 11 14.4 6.6-28.5 11 10.1 5.0-19.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.4
$50,000+ 105 93 84.0 71.5-91.6 5 7.4 2.5-19.9 2 3.9 0.9-15.5 4 4.2 1.4-11.6 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8

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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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