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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,857 1,057 58.9 55.1-62.5 242 13.1 10.7-16.0 224 12.6 10.3-15.5 323 14.5 12.4-16.9 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9
GENDER
Male 543 299 58.9 52.3-65.1 65 13.1 9.0-18.6 67 12.4 8.6-17.5 109 15.2 11.7-19.5 3 0.5 0.1- 1.9
Female 1,314 758 58.9 54.5-63.1 177 13.1 10.5-16.3 157 12.9 10.1-16.2 214 14.0 11.5-16.8 8 1.2 0.5- 3.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 17 10 55.7 27.8-80.3 4 21.6 6.8-51.0 2 17.7 4.3-50.6 1 5.0 0.7-29.3 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,837 1,045 58.8 55.0-62.5 238 13.1 10.7-16.0 222 12.6 10.3-15.5 321 14.6 12.4-17.0 11 0.9 0.4- 1.9
AGE
18-24 76 48 66.1 52.2-77.7 12 19.4 10.4-33.2 6 4.2 1.6-10.9 9 9.4 4.3-19.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4
25-34 202 117 62.1 52.6-70.7 32 14.5 9.1-22.2 26 13.7 8.0-22.4 24 7.7 4.8-12.1 3 2.1 0.5- 8.5
35-44 247 158 63.4 54.4-71.6 32 11.5 6.9-18.6 27 10.5 5.9-17.8 29 14.3 9.0-22.0 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3
45-54 419 265 60.2 52.4-67.5 56 12.3 8.6-17.3 38 15.7 9.8-24.3 59 11.6 8.2-16.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
55-64 438 260 55.6 49.0-62.0 50 9.8 6.7-14.0 55 13.3 9.4-18.6 71 20.2 15.3-26.2 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5
65+ 451 192 41.2 34.5-48.2 58 11.5 8.2-15.9 70 19.0 13.0-26.9 128 27.6 22.1-34.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 297 111 43.6 33.8-54.0 38 12.9 7.7-20.7 49 19.4 12.0-30.0 96 22.8 17.0-29.9 3 1.3 0.3- 5.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 601 308 55.3 48.3-62.0 83 14.6 10.1-20.6 82 12.4 8.8-17.2 125 17.5 13.3-22.6 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8
Some Post-H.S. 487 286 60.4 53.6-66.8 63 14.0 9.6-20.1 63 11.9 8.5-16.3 72 11.8 8.5-16.1 3 2.0 0.6- 6.6
College Graduate 468 349 73.2 66.5-79.0 58 10.2 7.2-14.3 30 9.3 5.3-15.8 29 6.8 4.3-10.6 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 349 134 41.4 34.0-49.3 42 12.6 7.4-20.5 56 15.2 10.6-21.2 114 30.2 24.0-37.1 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1
$15,000- 24,999 377 177 47.7 39.3-56.3 57 16.4 11.2-23.4 62 17.6 11.5-25.8 78 16.6 11.5-23.4 3 1.7 0.4- 7.4
$25,000- 34,999 228 140 61.5 50.9-71.0 33 11.7 7.3-18.5 25 11.8 5.8-22.4 28 13.3 7.8-21.8 2 1.8 0.4- 7.2
$35,000-49,999 222 146 65.6 55.7-74.3 28 9.7 5.7-15.9 25 13.7 8.0-22.5 22 10.5 6.0-17.8 1 0.5 0.1- 3.6
$50,000- 74,999 193 138 66.2 54.9-76.0 21 8.8 4.6-16.4 20 16.2 8.6-28.3 14 8.8 4.7-15.6 0 0.0 . - .
$75,000+ 198 166 83.5 76.0-89.0 18 8.7 4.9-15.0 3 1.8 0.5- 6.3 11 6.0 3.0-11.6 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 781 399 49.8 44.1-55.5 107 14.2 10.5-18.9 93 11.4 8.2-15.5 178 24.0 19.5-29.1 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3
No 982 604 63.7 58.7-68.4 127 13.1 9.9-17.2 117 12.9 9.8-16.7 127 9.2 7.3-11.7 7 1.1 0.4- 2.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 233 154 63.4 53.7-72.2 21 8.8 4.9-15.1 23 13.5 8.0-22.0 35 14.3 8.6-22.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,623 903 58.2 54.1-62.2 221 13.8 11.1-17.0 201 12.5 10.0-15.6 287 14.5 12.2-17.0 11 1.0 0.5- 2.2

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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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