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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,643 939 57.4 53.4-61.3 235 15.5 12.6-18.8 182 11.1 8.9-13.7 245 12.7 10.6-15.3 42 3.3 2.1- 5.1
GENDER
Male 485 259 56.6 49.7-63.3 59 12.2 8.1-18.1 60 11.1 7.7-15.8 90 15.8 11.8-20.8 17 4.2 2.1- 8.2
Female 1,158 680 58.1 53.4-62.6 176 18.0 14.4-22.2 122 11.1 8.5-14.4 155 10.3 8.2-12.9 25 2.5 1.4- 4.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 16 7 33.3 12.5-63.5 3 10.6 2.6-34.1 2 18.3 4.3-52.7 4 37.8 14.3-68.8 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Hispanic 1,625 931 57.6 53.6-61.5 232 15.5 12.6-18.9 180 11.1 8.9-13.7 240 12.6 10.4-15.1 42 3.3 2.1- 5.2
AGE
18-24 76 46 64.7 50.8-76.5 11 15.1 7.5-28.0 7 6.3 2.5-15.2 10 11.7 5.7-22.6 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3
25-34 202 115 58.1 48.4-67.2 32 16.5 10.1-25.6 26 10.7 6.7-16.8 24 8.9 5.3-14.8 5 5.8 2.0-15.6
35-44 249 150 55.9 47.0-64.5 30 12.5 7.9-19.3 36 16.7 10.3-25.9 29 12.9 7.9-20.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.5
45-54 399 235 56.5 48.7-64.0 63 19.5 13.3-27.8 34 10.2 6.6-15.5 61 11.9 8.7-16.2 6 1.8 0.6- 5.1
55-64 382 230 57.2 50.1-63.9 46 10.9 7.5-15.6 41 11.5 7.6-16.9 53 15.9 11.4-21.8 12 4.5 2.2- 9.3
65+ 314 147 46.9 38.4-55.6 50 17.7 10.8-27.7 38 11.9 7.7-18.1 66 19.2 13.9-25.8 13 4.3 2.2- 8.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 209 86 48.3 36.8-60.0 30 17.9 9.3-31.7 31 12.7 7.9-19.7 47 15.5 10.4-22.4 15 5.6 2.8-10.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 527 268 53.7 46.3-60.9 75 15.5 10.8-21.7 65 11.9 8.1-17.1 106 16.6 12.4-21.9 13 2.3 1.1- 5.1
Some Post-H.S. 456 252 56.4 49.4-63.2 71 14.2 10.4-19.1 58 15.0 10.2-21.5 66 11.0 7.5-16.0 9 3.4 1.4- 7.8
College Graduate 448 331 69.7 62.2-76.3 59 15.3 10.4-21.9 28 4.9 3.1- 7.8 25 6.8 3.9-11.8 5 3.2 0.9-10.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 109 41.2 33.1-49.9 42 14.9 9.6-22.4 39 15.8 9.9-24.1 87 26.1 20.0-33.3 7 2.0 0.8- 5.0
$15,000- 24,999 327 152 44.7 36.0-53.8 49 19.0 12.1-28.7 50 15.7 10.4-23.0 62 16.2 10.8-23.8 14 4.3 2.0- 9.2
$25,000- 34,999 209 123 57.6 46.5-68.1 29 10.9 6.5-18.0 33 17.9 10.1-29.9 20 9.8 5.0-18.6 4 3.6 1.3- 9.5
$35,000-49,999 212 135 61.5 51.0-71.1 40 19.5 12.3-29.4 16 9.0 4.6-17.1 18 7.7 4.0-14.1 3 2.3 0.7- 7.7
$50,000- 74,999 184 126 61.0 49.3-71.6 22 14.5 7.7-25.7 20 11.2 6.4-19.0 15 8.9 4.8-16.1 1 4.3 0.6-24.4
$75,000+ 192 157 81.0 73.1-87.0 21 11.1 6.7-17.9 4 2.2 0.7- 6.7 9 5.5 2.6-11.3 1 0.1 0.0- 1.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 636 336 52.8 46.4-59.1 93 14.7 10.7-19.8 69 10.2 7.0-14.5 113 18.2 13.8-23.7 25 4.1 2.4- 7.0
No 921 556 59.7 54.5-64.7 128 15.2 11.7-19.6 106 12.2 9.3-15.9 115 9.8 7.4-12.8 16 3.1 1.5- 6.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 214 140 61.3 51.1-70.6 24 12.3 7.5-19.6 21 13.2 7.3-22.8 28 12.3 6.8-21.3 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
Non-Veteran 1,428 799 56.9 52.5-61.2 211 15.9 12.8-19.7 161 10.8 8.5-13.5 216 12.7 10.4-15.4 41 3.6 2.3- 5.8

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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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