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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,073 8,340 68.4 67.0-69.8 3,733 31.6 30.2-33.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,870 1,093 60.6 56.9-64.2 777 39.4 35.8-43.1
GENDER
Male 551 312 60.8 54.4-66.9 239 39.2 33.1-45.6
Female 1,319 781 60.5 56.2-64.6 538 39.5 35.4-43.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 10 47.1 21.5-74.2 8 52.9 25.8-78.5
Non-Hispanic 1,849 1,081 60.7 56.9-64.3 768 39.3 35.7-43.1
AGE
18-24 76 49 68.5 54.8-79.6 27 31.5 20.4-45.2
25-34 203 123 64.5 55.1-73.0 80 35.5 27.0-44.9
35-44 252 162 63.7 54.8-71.8 90 36.3 28.2-45.2
45-54 420 274 62.3 54.5-69.5 146 37.7 30.5-45.5
55-64 440 266 57.3 50.7-63.6 174 42.7 36.4-49.3
65+ 455 202 43.2 36.4-50.2 253 56.8 49.8-63.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 302 118 46.2 36.4-56.3 184 53.8 43.7-63.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 607 322 57.6 50.7-64.1 285 42.4 35.9-49.3
Some Post-H.S. 489 294 61.4 54.7-67.7 195 38.6 32.3-45.3
College Graduate 468 356 74.8 68.2-80.4 112 25.2 19.6-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 351 144 45.0 37.5-52.8 207 55.0 47.2-62.5
$15,000- 24,999 380 183 48.7 40.2-57.1 197 51.3 42.9-59.8
$25,000- 34,999 232 147 62.7 52.2-72.0 85 37.3 28.0-47.8
$35,000-49,999 223 150 68.4 58.8-76.6 73 31.6 23.4-41.2
$50,000- 74,999 193 138 66.2 54.9-76.0 55 33.8 24.0-45.1
$75,000+ 198 167 83.6 76.1-89.1 31 16.4 10.9-23.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 787 416 53.6 47.9-59.1 371 46.4 40.9-52.1
No 987 620 64.4 59.4-69.0 367 35.6 31.0-40.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 235 155 64.1 54.5-72.7 80 35.9 27.3-45.5
Non-Veteran 1,634 938 60.2 56.1-64.0 696 39.8 36.0-43.9

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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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