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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 12,073 8,340 68.4 67.0-69.8 3,733 31.6 30.2-33.0
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 309 195 63.3 55.5-70.4 114 36.7 29.6-44.5
Buncombe 263 168 63.3 55.4-70.6 95 36.7 29.4-44.6
Cabarrus 305 199 59.0 50.6-66.9 106 41.0 33.1-49.4
Catawba 293 202 68.7 61.0-75.5 91 31.3 24.5-39.0
Cumberland 298 188 64.0 56.6-70.8 110 36.0 29.2-43.4
Davidson 360 245 66.9 58.4-74.4 115 33.1 25.6-41.6
Durham 617 470 71.1 65.0-76.5 147 28.9 23.5-35.0
Forsyth 277 206 67.8 58.7-75.7 71 32.2 24.3-41.3
Gaston 265 175 66.0 56.7-74.2 90 34.0 25.8-43.3
Guilford 689 523 76.4 72.0-80.4 166 23.6 19.6-28.0
Iredell 330 220 66.6 58.9-73.4 110 33.4 26.6-41.1
Johnston 275 188 69.8 60.9-77.4 87 30.2 22.6-39.1
Mecklenburg 602 475 78.3 73.5-82.5 127 21.7 17.5-26.5
New Hanover 329 256 74.7 67.7-80.6 73 25.3 19.4-32.3
Onslow 301 210 74.6 67.5-80.7 91 25.4 19.3-32.5
Orange 293 222 69.3 60.3-77.0 71 30.7 23.0-39.7
Pitt 341 249 73.4 65.4-80.2 92 26.6 19.8-34.6
Randolph 395 260 63.6 56.0-70.6 135 36.4 29.4-44.0
Robeson 313 172 52.2 44.4-59.8 141 47.8 40.2-55.6
Rowan 379 234 62.1 54.8-68.8 145 37.9 31.2-45.2
Union 345 243 67.9 58.7-75.9 102 32.1 24.1-41.3
Wake 707 570 75.0 69.0-80.2 137 25.0 19.8-31.0
Wayne 363 239 67.7 60.3-74.4 124 32.3 25.6-39.7
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,125 2,095 67.5 64.6-70.3 1,030 32.5 29.7-35.4
Piedmont 6,987 4,989 69.7 67.9-71.6 1,998 30.3 28.4-32.1
Western NC 1,961 1,256 64.2 61.2-67.2 705 35.8 32.8-38.8
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,338 868 63.8 60.0-67.4 470 36.2 32.6-40.0
Northwest 2,390 1,590 67.5 64.5-70.4 800 32.5 29.6-35.5
Charlotte 1,706 1,198 69.0 65.4-72.3 508 31.0 27.7-34.6
Greensboro 1,893 1,341 68.6 65.3-71.8 552 31.4 28.2-34.7
Southern Regional 1,063 650 60.8 55.7-65.8 413 39.2 34.2-44.3
Coastal 493 371 73.1 66.7-78.6 122 26.9 21.4-33.3
Wake 1,792 1,368 73.2 69.3-76.7 424 26.8 23.3-30.7
Area L 128 80 65.3 54.4-74.8 48 34.7 25.2-45.6
Eastern 1,270 874 70.5 65.5-75.0 396 29.5 25.0-34.5

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NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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