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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 226 154 65.8 55.7-74.7 22 13.3 7.1-23.6 23 12.8 7.7-20.7 24 7.1 4.4-11.3 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5
GENDER
Male 80 52 64.9 48.2-78.7 8 14.8 6.0-32.1 8 11.8 4.7-26.7 9 6.5 2.9-13.7 3 2.0 0.5- 7.0
Female 146 102 66.7 55.0-76.6 14 11.8 4.9-25.8 15 13.8 7.9-23.0 15 7.7 4.3-13.5 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 186 132 66.9 57.0-75.5 16 10.0 5.4-17.9 17 14.9 8.4-25.2 18 6.7 4.0-11.1 3 1.5 0.4- 5.2
Other 40 22 63.5 39.9-82.1 6 20.0 6.5-47.6 6 8.5 3.2-20.8 6 7.9 2.9-19.5 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 53 35 63.9 45.4-79.0 8 18.6 7.7-38.6 7 14.6 6.3-30.4 2 1.8 0.4- 7.3 1 1.2 0.2- 8.0
45+ 172 118 67.6 58.4-75.6 14 8.3 4.7-14.3 16 11.1 6.5-18.3 22 12.2 7.6-19.2 2 0.8 0.2- 3.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 104 62 61.9 46.5-75.2 9 15.9 6.6-33.6 12 11.1 5.6-20.7 18 9.4 5.2-16.5 3 1.7 0.5- 6.1
Some College + 122 92 71.1 58.8-80.9 13 9.8 5.3-17.1 11 15.2 7.1-29.4 6 4.0 1.7- 9.1 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 114 67 52.2 39.3-64.8 11 11.4 5.0-24.2 13 18.3 10.0-31.2 22 16.6 10.2-26.0 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6
$50,000+ 73 57 73.9 58.2-85.2 7 9.0 4.2-18.4 8 15.6 6.4-33.4 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 0 0.0 . - .

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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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