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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,552 7,718 74.3 72.9-75.6 2,834 25.7 24.4-27.1
No 1,489 598 43.2 39.0-47.4 891 56.8 52.6-61.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 203 135 72.6 63.3-80.2 68 27.4 19.8-36.7
Recommended Range 3,746 2,724 73.1 70.5-75.6 1,022 26.9 24.4-29.5
Overweight 4,253 2,986 67.6 65.2-70.0 1,267 32.4 30.0-34.8
Obese 3,276 2,093 64.2 61.5-66.7 1,183 35.8 33.3-38.5
Current Smoker
No 10,006 7,226 71.9 70.4-73.3 2,780 28.1 26.7-29.6
Yes 2,015 1,080 54.2 50.3-58.0 935 45.8 42.0-49.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,583 937 57.8 54.2-61.2 646 42.2 38.8-45.8
No 10,369 7,350 69.7 68.2-71.2 3,019 30.3 28.8-31.8
Binge Drinker
No 10,944 7,537 68.4 66.9-69.8 3,407 31.6 30.2-33.1
Yes 937 666 68.3 63.1-73.2 271 31.7 26.8-36.9
Heavy Drinker
No 11,417 7,875 68.4 66.9-69.8 3,542 31.6 30.2-33.1
Yes 398 279 68.9 61.2-75.7 119 31.1 24.3-38.8
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,395 785 56.4 52.0-60.7 610 43.6 39.3-48.0
No 10,392 7,383 70.3 68.8-71.8 3,009 29.7 28.2-31.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,017 621 60.5 55.4-65.3 396 39.5 34.7-44.6
No 10,990 7,684 69.2 67.7-70.6 3,306 30.8 29.4-32.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,692 988 56.7 53.2-60.2 704 43.3 39.8-46.8
No 10,245 7,251 69.6 68.1-71.1 2,994 30.4 28.9-31.9
Disability
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

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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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