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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg County

Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason?

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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
-Mecklenburg County 602 469 77.6 72.7-81.8 42 5.7 4.0- 8.2 38 7.6 5.1-11.3 49 8.1 5.5-11.8 4 1.0 0.3- 2.6
GENDER
Male 203 153 74.7 65.7-81.9 8 3.1 1.4- 6.4 19 10.9 6.2-18.3 22 10.7 6.0-18.4 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
Female 399 316 80.0 74.6-84.4 34 7.8 5.2-11.7 19 5.1 3.0- 8.4 27 6.0 3.7- 9.4 3 1.2 0.4- 3.7
RACE
White 414 348 84.3 78.8-88.6 18 3.1 1.8- 5.1 20 5.4 3.1- 9.4 28 7.3 4.3-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
Other 183 121 69.5 60.1-77.4 21 8.3 4.9-13.6 17 10.9 6.2-18.5 20 9.0 4.9-15.9 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4
AGE
18-44 155 118 78.3 69.7-85.1 9 4.3 2.1- 8.5 14 8.6 4.6-15.4 12 7.8 3.9-15.1 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0
45+ 440 345 76.5 71.3-80.9 32 7.2 4.9-10.6 24 6.8 4.4-10.5 37 8.5 5.9-12.3 2 0.9 0.2- 4.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 160 105 65.3 53.8-75.2 12 5.6 2.7-10.9 17 13.0 7.2-22.2 24 14.3 7.9-24.5 2 1.9 0.5- 7.4
Some College + 439 362 83.5 78.7-87.3 30 5.8 3.8- 8.8 21 5.2 3.0- 8.8 24 5.0 3.1- 8.0 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 221 132 54.7 45.2-63.8 28 12.5 8.1-18.8 27 15.1 9.5-23.2 30 14.8 9.1-23.2 4 3.0 1.1- 7.9
$50,000+ 280 254 90.1 84.4-93.9 10 3.0 1.4- 6.2 8 4.6 2.0-10.2 8 2.3 1.0- 5.2 0 0.0 . - .

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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.

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