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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITES

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
-WHITES 9,410 6,754 72.2 70.7-73.6 2,656 27.8 26.4-29.3
GENDER
Male 3,588 2,508 71.1 68.7-73.3 1,080 28.9 26.7-31.3
Female 5,822 4,246 73.2 71.3-75.0 1,576 26.8 25.0-28.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 177 124 67.4 56.3-76.9 53 32.6 23.1-43.7
Non-Hispanic 9,227 6,627 72.3 70.8-73.8 2,600 27.7 26.2-29.2
AGE
18-24 226 161 74.9 66.5-81.7 65 25.1 18.3-33.5
25-34 637 441 68.5 63.6-73.1 196 31.5 26.9-36.4
35-44 1,266 957 76.1 73.1-78.9 309 23.9 21.1-26.9
45-54 1,719 1,263 73.3 70.3-76.0 456 26.7 24.0-29.7
55-64 2,119 1,554 70.9 68.0-73.6 565 29.1 26.4-32.0
65+ 3,369 2,318 69.1 67.0-71.1 1,051 30.9 28.9-33.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,022 417 40.1 35.1-45.4 605 59.9 54.6-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,654 1,693 64.9 61.8-67.9 961 35.1 32.1-38.2
Some Post-H.S. 2,378 1,736 73.6 70.7-76.4 642 26.4 23.6-29.3
College Graduate 3,344 2,899 85.5 83.4-87.3 445 14.5 12.7-16.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 847 348 44.0 38.5-49.6 499 56.0 50.4-61.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,351 697 46.4 42.2-50.6 654 53.6 49.4-57.8
$25,000- 34,999 968 626 58.5 53.4-63.3 342 41.5 36.7-46.6
$35,000-49,999 1,192 916 72.6 68.5-76.4 276 27.4 23.6-31.5
$50,000- 74,999 1,327 1,113 82.0 78.6-84.9 214 18.0 15.1-21.4
$75,000+ 2,233 2,003 88.4 86.1-90.4 230 11.6 9.6-13.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,469 2,173 61.3 58.5-63.9 1,296 38.7 36.1-41.5
No 5,598 4,331 77.5 75.7-79.1 1,267 22.5 20.9-24.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,359 952 70.7 67.0-74.1 407 29.3 25.9-33.0
Non-Veteran 8,049 5,800 72.4 70.8-74.0 2,249 27.6 26.0-29.2

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^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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