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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

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%)
TOTAL 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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,386 7,102 75.3 73.8-76.7 757 8.8 7.8- 9.8 617 7.3 6.4- 8.2 792 7.5 6.8- 8.4 118 1.1 0.9- 1.4
No 1,356 479 37.2 33.0-41.6 212 17.7 14.6-21.3 240 16.6 13.7-19.9 365 23.6 20.2-27.3 60 4.9 3.4- 7.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 164 117 74.2 64.0-82.3 10 6.9 2.6-17.0 13 7.6 3.6-15.1 20 10.1 5.8-17.1 4 1.1 0.3- 4.0
Recommended Range 3,361 2,511 72.9 70.0-75.6 268 8.6 7.0-10.5 232 7.5 6.2- 9.2 310 9.5 7.7-11.7 40 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Overweight 3,800 2,728 67.2 64.6-69.7 343 11.9 10.1-13.9 291 8.9 7.3-10.8 377 10.2 8.8-11.8 61 1.8 1.2- 2.6
Obese 2,923 1,874 62.9 60.0-65.7 308 11.4 9.6-13.5 278 10.9 9.1-13.0 399 12.5 10.9-14.4 64 2.3 1.6- 3.2
Current Smoker
No 9,054 6,690 72.2 70.6-73.7 753 9.4 8.4-10.4 665 8.2 7.3- 9.2 810 8.6 7.7- 9.7 136 1.6 1.3- 2.1
Yes 1,674 884 50.5 46.4-54.7 212 15.3 12.3-18.8 189 12.4 9.6-15.8 348 19.1 16.4-22.2 41 2.6 1.6- 4.2
History of CVD**
Yes 1,197 774 61.6 57.6-65.5 102 8.3 6.3-10.8 97 9.2 7.1-11.9 188 17.1 14.2-20.3 36 3.8 2.5- 5.7
No 9,487 6,783 68.8 67.1-70.3 856 10.6 9.5-11.8 751 9.0 8.0-10.0 958 10.0 9.0-11.1 139 1.7 1.3- 2.1
Binge Drinker
No 9,708 6,853 68.3 66.7-69.9 878 10.5 9.5-11.7 774 9.1 8.1-10.2 1,042 10.3 9.3-11.3 161 1.8 1.4- 2.2
Yes 896 623 65.2 59.9-70.2 84 10.6 7.8-14.3 72 8.6 5.9-12.4 103 13.4 9.9-18.1 14 2.1 0.9- 4.9
Heavy Drinker
No 10,164 7,171 68.2 66.7-69.7 919 10.4 9.4-11.5 807 9.0 8.1-10.1 1,098 10.6 9.6-11.6 169 1.8 1.4- 2.3
Yes 375 263 66.4 58.2-73.7 33 11.8 7.5-18.3 36 8.5 5.5-13.0 39 12.0 7.8-18.0 4 1.3 0.3- 6.3
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,176 669 55.8 51.0-60.6 126 12.5 9.2-16.7 121 9.6 7.4-12.3 228 20.0 16.5-24.0 32 2.1 1.3- 3.4
No 9,371 6,790 69.8 68.2-71.4 820 10.2 9.2-11.3 722 8.9 7.9-10.0 897 9.3 8.4-10.3 142 1.8 1.4- 2.3
Current Asthma
Yes 849 540 60.6 55.0-65.9 82 10.9 7.4-15.7 71 8.9 6.3-12.4 144 17.6 14.0-22.0 12 2.1 1.0- 4.2
No 9,866 7,033 68.7 67.1-70.3 882 10.5 9.4-11.6 777 9.0 8.0-10.0 1,011 10.1 9.1-11.1 163 1.8 1.4- 2.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,358 845 59.3 55.3-63.1 139 12.1 9.4-15.5 124 9.2 7.2-11.6 206 15.9 13.3-19.1 44 3.5 2.3- 5.3
No 9,293 6,667 68.8 67.1-70.4 822 10.4 9.3-11.5 730 9.1 8.1-10.2 943 10.1 9.2-11.2 131 1.7 1.3- 2.1
Disability
Yes 3,749 2,363 59.3 56.6-62.0 365 11.3 9.5-13.3 357 10.7 8.9-12.7 566 16.0 14.2-18.0 98 2.8 2.1- 3.7
No 6,573 4,930 72.4 70.5-74.1 567 10.0 8.8-11.3 458 8.3 7.2- 9.5 548 8.1 7.1- 9.3 70 1.3 0.9- 1.9

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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.

**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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