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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-MALES

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
-MALES 3,974 2,739 65.9 63.5-68.3 331 10.2 8.7-12.0 338 9.5 8.1-11.2 480 12.0 10.4-13.7 86 2.4 1.7- 3.2
RACE
White 3,192 2,317 71.6 69.1-73.9 236 8.9 7.5-10.6 236 7.4 6.1- 9.0 351 10.8 9.3-12.6 52 1.3 0.9- 1.8
African American 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
Other Minorities 272 147 46.1 37.0-55.5 32 14.3 8.8-22.4 41 19.5 12.9-28.4 36 13.9 7.8-23.6 16 6.2 3.4-11.1
AGE
18-24 153 105 69.9 59.9-78.4 15 10.3 5.7-17.9 13 9.2 4.6-17.6 17 9.3 5.0-16.6 3 1.3 0.4- 4.2
25-34 348 216 58.2 50.9-65.1 45 14.6 10.3-20.4 46 11.9 8.2-17.0 35 12.4 7.8-19.1 6 2.9 1.1- 7.0
35-44 623 418 65.9 60.9-70.6 59 8.7 6.4-11.9 61 11.1 7.9-15.2 68 11.2 8.4-14.7 17 3.1 1.8- 5.4
45-54 852 581 66.0 61.4-70.4 73 11.5 8.3-15.8 78 9.3 7.0-12.2 108 12.0 9.4-15.1 12 1.2 0.6- 2.5
55-64 945 670 67.4 63.1-71.5 71 8.5 6.2-11.6 66 6.5 4.9- 8.7 114 14.6 11.5-18.4 24 2.9 1.7- 4.9
65+ 1,027 729 70.5 66.6-74.0 67 6.4 4.7- 8.6 74 7.5 5.6-10.0 134 13.0 10.6-16.0 23 2.6 1.5- 4.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 396 169 40.3 33.0-48.2 27 10.4 6.0-17.4 54 14.4 9.8-20.7 104 25.4 19.5-32.3 42 9.5 6.2-14.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,078 649 59.2 54.0-64.2 104 11.9 8.9-15.8 113 11.3 8.4-14.8 186 15.4 12.0-19.6 26 2.2 1.3- 3.7
Some Post-H.S. 904 607 68.2 63.3-72.8 99 11.2 8.4-14.8 79 9.1 6.3-12.9 106 10.4 7.9-13.7 13 1.1 0.5- 2.1
College Graduate 1,592 1,311 79.5 76.2-82.5 101 8.0 6.1-10.4 92 6.5 4.8- 8.8 83 5.1 3.8- 7.0 5 0.9 0.3- 3.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 293 101 35.0 26.8-44.3 33 15.5 9.0-25.4 41 16.9 10.7-25.7 91 24.1 18.3-31.1 27 8.4 5.3-13.3
$15,000- 24,999 505 221 40.6 33.3-48.4 65 15.3 10.7-21.5 65 13.4 9.5-18.7 133 27.0 20.4-34.6 21 3.7 1.9- 6.9
$25,000- 34,999 409 239 53.3 45.6-60.9 37 10.9 6.6-17.6 55 15.7 10.5-22.6 72 17.1 12.4-23.2 6 3.0 1.2- 7.1
$35,000- 49,999 532 373 64.1 57.3-70.4 51 13.3 9.3-18.8 52 11.3 7.1-17.4 50 9.2 6.2-13.4 6 2.1 0.8- 5.7
$50,000- 74,999 607 461 72.2 66.4-77.2 53 10.5 7.2-15.0 49 10.7 7.6-15.0 38 4.7 3.1- 7.1 6 1.9 0.5- 7.5
$75,000+ 1,174 1,024 85.1 81.5-88.1 59 5.4 3.9- 7.5 49 5.0 3.2- 7.8 39 4.4 2.7- 7.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,313 817 59.7 55.3-64.0 111 9.1 6.9-11.9 125 10.5 7.9-13.9 213 16.9 14.0-20.3 47 3.7 2.5- 5.4
No 2,462 1,795 69.8 66.7-72.7 202 10.4 8.5-12.6 194 9.0 7.3-11.0 238 9.4 7.7-11.4 33 1.5 0.9- 2.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,277 913 70.4 66.5-74.0 97 7.6 5.9- 9.7 86 7.9 5.8-10.7 172 13.5 10.9-16.7 9 0.6 0.3- 1.4
Non-Veteran 2,693 1,824 64.7 61.7-67.5 234 11.0 9.1-13.2 251 10.0 8.2-12.0 307 11.5 9.7-13.6 77 2.9 2.1- 4.0

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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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