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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

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%)
TOTAL 12,073 8,340 68.4 67.0-69.8 3,733 31.6 30.2-33.0
GENDER
Male 4,467 3,006 66.6 64.3-68.8 1,461 33.4 31.2-35.7
Female 7,606 5,334 70.2 68.5-71.8 2,272 29.8 28.2-31.5
RACE
White 9,410 6,754 72.2 70.7-73.6 2,656 27.8 26.4-29.3
African American 1,870 1,093 60.6 56.9-64.2 777 39.4 35.8-43.1
Asian 106 88 79.6 67.3-88.1 18 20.4 11.9-32.7
Native American 267 170 61.8 51.4-71.2 97 38.2 28.8-48.6
Other Minorities 349 183 47.4 39.1-55.8 166 52.6 44.2-60.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 416 232 50.9 43.2-58.5 184 49.1 41.5-56.8
-English Speaking 237 160 63.3 52.5-72.9 77 36.7 27.1-47.5
-Spanish Speaking 179 72 39.2 29.2-50.2 107 60.8 49.8-70.8
Non-Hispanic 11,626 8,086 69.7 68.3-71.1 3,540 30.3 28.9-31.7
AGE
18-24 348 235 69.6 62.8-75.6 113 30.4 24.4-37.2
25-34 976 639 64.8 60.5-69.0 337 35.2 31.0-39.5
35-44 1,710 1,236 71.6 68.6-74.4 474 28.4 25.6-31.4
45-54 2,283 1,628 70.3 67.6-72.9 655 29.7 27.1-32.4
55-64 2,680 1,905 68.5 65.9-71.0 775 31.5 29.0-34.1
65-74 2,250 1,469 64.1 61.3-66.9 781 35.9 33.1-38.7
75+ 1,702 1,133 65.2 61.8-68.5 569 34.8 31.5-38.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,518 617 41.3 37.0-45.8 901 58.7 54.2-63.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,477 2,148 61.7 58.8-64.6 1,329 38.3 35.4-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,023 2,133 70.9 68.3-73.4 890 29.1 26.6-31.7
College Graduate 4,036 3,427 83.2 81.2-85.0 609 16.8 15.0-18.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,321 553 44.5 40.2-48.9 768 55.5 51.1-59.8
$15,000- 24,999 1,897 960 47.9 43.9-51.9 937 52.1 48.1-56.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,293 824 56.7 52.2-61.2 469 43.3 38.8-47.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,504 1,120 70.4 66.5-74.1 384 29.6 25.9-33.5
$50,000-74,999 1,594 1,310 78.6 75.2-81.6 284 21.4 18.4-24.8
$75,000+ 2,534 2,262 87.6 85.4-89.5 272 12.4 10.5-14.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,529 2,743 58.9 56.5-61.4 1,786 41.1 38.6-43.5
No 7,043 5,254 73.4 71.6-75.1 1,789 26.6 24.9-28.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,672 1,157 69.3 66.0-72.5 515 30.7 27.5-34.0
Non-Veteran 10,396 7,180 68.3 66.7-69.8 3,216 31.7 30.2-33.3

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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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