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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,521 7,575 73.0 71.6-74.4 849 8.8 7.9- 9.8 822 8.2 7.3- 9.2 1,241 9.6 8.9-10.5 34 0.4 0.2- 0.6
No 1,481 567 41.0 36.8-45.2 235 16.9 14.1-20.1 269 18.7 15.6-22.2 384 21.3 18.2-24.7 26 2.2 1.3- 3.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 203 132 70.6 61.1-78.5 11 7.5 3.2-16.4 17 7.7 4.0-14.6 43 14.2 9.5-20.9 0 0.0 . - .
Recommended Range 3,739 2,678 72.0 69.3-74.6 292 7.9 6.5- 9.7 327 9.3 7.7-11.2 429 10.2 8.5-12.2 13 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Overweight 4,245 2,927 66.4 63.9-68.7 386 11.3 9.7-13.1 365 10.2 8.6-12.2 539 11.3 9.9-12.7 28 0.8 0.5- 1.5
Obese 3,260 2,039 62.3 59.6-65.0 342 11.6 9.9-13.6 334 11.4 9.7-13.3 533 14.0 12.4-15.8 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Current Smoker
No 9,973 7,083 70.4 68.9-71.9 845 9.7 8.7-10.7 815 8.8 7.9- 9.8 1,177 10.4 9.4-11.4 53 0.8 0.5- 1.1
Yes 2,008 1,047 53.2 49.4-57.1 237 13.1 10.7-15.9 272 15.6 12.6-19.1 445 17.7 15.4-20.3 7 0.4 0.1- 0.9
History of CVD**
Yes 1,575 915 57.0 53.5-60.5 119 7.6 6.0- 9.6 155 10.5 8.4-13.0 378 24.3 21.3-27.5 8 0.6 0.2- 1.7
No 10,340 7,198 68.2 66.6-69.7 955 10.6 9.6-11.7 926 10.1 9.1-11.2 1,210 10.4 9.5-11.4 51 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Binge Drinker
No 10,909 7,376 66.9 65.3-68.3 1,006 10.8 9.8-11.9 981 10.0 9.0-11.0 1,488 11.6 10.8-12.6 58 0.8 0.5- 1.1
Yes 935 657 67.7 62.5-72.6 71 8.1 5.8-11.3 88 10.1 7.2-14.2 118 13.9 10.4-18.5 1 0.1 0.0- 0.4
Heavy Drinker
No 11,378 7,709 67.0 65.5-68.4 1,036 10.3 9.3-11.3 1,024 10.1 9.1-11.2 1,552 12.0 11.0-12.9 57 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Yes 398 273 67.6 59.8-74.5 36 12.3 8.0-18.6 42 9.0 5.9-13.3 47 11.1 7.3-16.6 0 0.0 . - .
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,387 766 55.0 50.5-59.3 154 12.8 10.0-16.2 159 12.7 9.8-16.3 299 18.8 16.0-22.1 9 0.7 0.3- 1.6
No 10,366 7,233 68.9 67.3-70.4 902 10.0 9.0-11.0 914 9.8 8.8-11.0 1,266 10.6 9.7-11.6 51 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Current Asthma
Yes 1,013 614 59.6 54.4-64.5 101 12.1 8.6-16.8 97 11.1 8.2-14.7 198 16.9 13.8-20.5 3 0.4 0.1- 1.2
No 10,954 7,515 67.7 66.2-69.2 981 10.2 9.3-11.2 983 10.0 9.0-11.1 1,420 11.4 10.5-12.4 55 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Diabetes
Yes 1,681 946 54.5 51.0-58.0 180 12.4 10.0-15.2 190 12.3 10.0-15.1 356 20.1 17.6-23.0 9 0.6 0.3- 1.5
No 10,216 7,118 68.3 66.7-69.8 900 10.2 9.2-11.2 893 9.9 8.9-11.1 1,255 10.9 10.0-11.9 50 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Disability
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

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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