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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

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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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,447 2,926 65.2 62.9-67.5 401 10.8 9.3-12.5 422 10.4 9.0-12.1 678 12.8 11.4-14.4 20 0.7 0.4- 1.3
Female 7,586 5,238 68.7 66.9-70.4 687 9.9 8.8-11.1 670 9.9 8.7-11.2 951 10.9 9.9-12.0 40 0.7 0.4- 1.0
RACE
White 9,384 6,634 71.0 69.4-72.4 758 9.0 8.1-10.0 769 9.0 8.0-10.1 1,197 10.9 10.0-11.8 26 0.2 0.1- 0.3
African American 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
Asian 106 85 77.2 64.9-86.1 5 3.9 1.4-10.5 7 9.5 4.1-20.6 7 7.6 3.0-17.7 2 1.9 0.4- 8.3
Native American 267 164 61.2 50.8-70.6 29 10.7 6.4-17.6 32 12.2 7.1-20.2 41 15.8 9.7-24.6 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
Other Minorities 348 173 44.9 36.7-53.3 48 18.9 13.1-26.4 53 15.5 10.1-23.1 54 14.8 9.0-23.4 20 5.9 3.4-10.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 414 222 49.0 41.4-56.7 56 17.1 12.1-23.7 57 13.1 8.8-19.0 57 15.3 9.7-23.2 22 5.4 3.2- 9.2
-English Speaking 236 156 62.7 51.9-72.3 30 14.2 8.8-22.2 23 6.8 4.0-11.6 27 16.3 8.8-28.1 0 0.0 . - .
-Spanish Speaking 178 66 36.0 26.3-47.0 26 19.9 12.2-30.7 34 19.1 11.7-29.6 30 14.4 7.3-26.4 22 10.7 6.2-17.8
Non-Hispanic 11,588 7,920 68.3 66.9-69.7 1,031 9.9 8.9-10.8 1,034 9.9 9.0-11.0 1,565 11.5 10.7-12.4 38 0.3 0.2- 0.5
AGE
18-24 347 231 67.6 60.6-73.9 49 13.8 9.7-19.3 38 11.0 7.0-16.7 26 7.0 4.2-11.4 3 0.6 0.2- 2.0
25-34 973 625 63.7 59.3-67.9 128 13.1 10.4-16.3 120 12.2 9.6-15.4 89 9.8 7.2-13.1 11 1.2 0.5- 2.6
35-44 1,703 1,216 70.4 67.4-73.3 169 10.2 8.3-12.3 149 8.9 7.2-11.0 158 9.5 7.8-11.5 11 1.0 0.4- 2.1
45-54 2,280 1,590 68.4 65.6-71.0 229 10.5 8.8-12.4 210 10.3 8.5-12.5 246 10.6 9.0-12.4 5 0.3 0.1- 0.7
55-64 2,675 1,870 67.5 64.9-70.0 213 8.3 6.8- 9.9 231 9.7 8.1-11.6 353 14.1 12.3-16.1 8 0.5 0.2- 1.2
65-74 2,246 1,433 62.5 59.7-65.3 190 8.2 6.8- 9.8 200 9.4 7.8-11.4 414 19.4 17.1-21.9 9 0.4 0.2- 1.0
75+ 1,685 1,105 64.2 60.8-67.5 103 6.0 4.7- 7.8 136 9.3 7.0-12.2 328 19.7 17.2-22.4 13 0.8 0.3- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,505 591 39.6 35.3-44.0 156 12.2 9.6-15.4 208 17.2 13.6-21.5 521 28.0 24.6-31.7 29 3.0 1.8- 5.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,460 2,082 60.3 57.3-63.2 393 13.2 11.3-15.4 376 11.4 9.6-13.4 589 14.6 12.7-16.9 20 0.6 0.3- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 3,019 2,096 69.0 66.2-71.6 276 10.9 8.9-13.2 292 9.6 8.0-11.3 347 10.1 8.7-11.7 8 0.5 0.2- 1.3
College Graduate 4,030 3,380 82.2 80.2-84.0 262 6.6 5.6- 7.8 216 6.8 5.5- 8.4 169 4.3 3.5- 5.3 3 0.1 0.0- 0.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,315 525 41.8 37.5-46.3 150 13.8 10.6-17.9 199 14.6 11.8-17.9 429 28.5 25.0-32.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,892 923 45.9 41.9-49.9 240 15.6 13.0-18.6 276 16.4 13.6-19.7 438 20.7 17.5-24.2 15 1.5 0.7- 3.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,287 805 55.9 51.3-60.4 149 13.2 10.4-16.7 134 13.5 10.4-17.3 190 15.9 12.9-19.3 9 1.5 0.7- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 1,498 1,098 69.1 65.1-72.8 140 11.2 8.8-14.1 133 10.3 7.8-13.4 123 8.8 6.9-11.2 4 0.6 0.2- 2.4
$50,000-74,999 1,592 1,294 77.1 73.6-80.2 111 7.8 6.0-10.0 98 9.4 7.1-12.3 86 5.6 4.2- 7.5 3 0.1 0.0- 0.6
$75,000+ 2,533 2,238 86.8 84.6-88.8 131 5.6 4.4- 7.1 97 4.5 3.3- 6.2 67 3.1 2.2- 4.3 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,508 2,669 57.2 54.8-59.7 429 10.7 9.2-12.3 482 12.1 10.3-14.1 902 19.2 17.5-21.1 26 0.8 0.5- 1.4
No 7,027 5,160 72.1 70.3-73.8 622 10.3 9.1-11.6 556 9.1 8.0-10.3 662 8.1 7.2- 9.1 27 0.5 0.3- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,663 1,130 68.2 64.8-71.4 126 7.5 5.9- 9.5 146 9.8 7.7-12.4 261 14.5 12.2-17.1 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 10,365 7,031 66.8 65.3-68.4 962 10.8 9.7-11.9 945 10.2 9.2-11.3 1,367 11.4 10.5-12.4 60 0.8 0.5- 1.1

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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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