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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 6,799 4,864 70.0 68.2-71.8 641 10.8 9.5-12.1 520 8.6 7.5- 9.8 682 9.3 8.3-10.4 92 1.3 1.0- 1.7
RACE
White 5,209 3,913 73.8 71.8-75.8 421 8.8 7.5-10.2 344 7.9 6.6- 9.4 482 8.9 7.8-10.2 49 0.6 0.4- 0.9
African American 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
Other Minorities 391 242 65.9 58.5-72.5 39 10.1 6.5-15.4 50 8.7 5.9-12.7 43 10.8 6.8-16.9 17 4.4 2.5- 7.8
AGE
18-24 188 119 65.8 56.2-74.2 31 15.2 9.6-23.3 23 11.4 6.4-19.5 14 7.1 3.6-13.7 1 0.5 0.1- 3.5
25-34 616 384 64.6 59.5-69.3 81 12.6 9.4-16.6 77 11.2 8.5-14.7 64 10.1 7.5-13.5 10 1.5 0.7- 3.6
35-44 1,046 743 70.3 66.5-73.8 105 11.2 8.8-14.1 91 8.8 6.6-11.6 93 8.1 6.4-10.2 14 1.7 0.9- 3.0
45-54 1,313 928 71.5 68.3-74.6 134 9.8 8.0-12.0 103 7.9 6.2-10.1 134 9.8 7.8-12.2 14 1.0 0.5- 1.8
55-64 1,462 1,085 74.6 71.4-77.4 113 7.2 5.7- 9.1 104 7.0 5.4- 9.1 144 10.0 8.1-12.4 16 1.2 0.6- 2.4
65+ 2,089 1,539 72.2 69.2-75.1 168 9.3 7.2-12.0 119 5.9 4.6- 7.6 227 10.9 9.1-12.9 36 1.7 1.1- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 641 290 41.6 35.1-48.4 75 17.9 11.9-26.1 84 15.0 10.5-20.8 154 20.7 16.0-26.3 38 4.9 3.1- 7.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,908 1,219 61.8 58.1-65.4 213 13.1 10.7-15.8 174 10.7 8.4-13.6 265 12.9 10.7-15.5 37 1.5 1.0- 2.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,885 1,342 70.7 67.4-73.7 184 9.9 8.1-12.1 164 9.3 7.5-11.5 182 8.9 7.3-10.8 13 1.2 0.5- 2.7
College Graduate 2,353 2,003 84.1 81.6-86.4 168 7.5 6.0- 9.3 98 4.5 3.2- 6.3 80 3.6 2.7- 5.0 4 0.3 0.1- 0.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 713 325 48.9 43.4-54.5 84 12.0 9.0-15.9 102 14.0 10.8-17.8 181 22.4 18.2-27.3 21 2.6 1.5- 4.6
$15,000- 24,999 1,056 566 48.8 43.9-53.8 134 16.6 12.9-21.1 130 14.8 11.2-19.3 202 17.1 14.2-20.4 24 2.7 1.4- 5.0
$25,000- 34,999 734 491 57.9 51.8-63.8 97 15.7 11.8-20.5 65 11.3 7.6-16.4 71 12.3 8.6-17.1 10 2.8 1.5- 5.5
$35,000- 49,999 873 672 73.0 68.1-77.4 86 11.7 8.5-15.8 60 8.2 5.8-11.5 50 6.3 4.3- 9.1 5 0.9 0.3- 2.6
$50,000- 74,999 917 772 82.4 78.3-85.9 65 8.2 5.7-11.7 44 4.8 3.2- 7.3 34 4.3 2.8- 6.6 2 0.2 0.0- 1.2
$75,000+ 1,317 1,187 88.7 85.7-91.2 64 5.0 3.7- 6.6 40 3.9 2.2- 6.7 26 2.4 1.4- 4.2 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,436 1,546 58.9 55.5-62.2 254 13.3 10.7-16.3 232 10.8 8.6-13.4 353 15.1 13.0-17.6 51 1.9 1.3- 2.7
No 4,111 3,135 74.8 72.7-76.9 365 9.6 8.3-11.2 264 7.6 6.3- 9.1 310 6.9 5.8- 8.1 37 1.1 0.7- 1.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 166 127 75.9 65.4-84.0 17 11.0 5.3-21.7 11 5.2 2.4-10.7 9 5.6 2.6-11.6 2 2.2 0.5- 9.1
Non-Veteran 6,632 4,736 69.9 68.0-71.7 624 10.7 9.5-12.1 509 8.7 7.5- 9.9 673 9.4 8.4-10.6 90 1.3 0.9- 1.7

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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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