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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITES

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%)
North Carolina 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
-WHITES 8,401 6,230 72.7 71.2-74.3 657 8.8 7.9- 9.9 580 7.7 6.7- 8.7 833 9.8 8.9-10.9 101 0.9 0.7- 1.2
GENDER
Male 3,192 2,317 71.6 69.1-73.9 236 8.9 7.5-10.6 236 7.4 6.1- 9.0 351 10.8 9.3-12.6 52 1.3 0.9- 1.8
Female 5,209 3,913 73.8 71.8-75.8 421 8.8 7.5-10.2 344 7.9 6.6- 9.4 482 8.9 7.8-10.2 49 0.6 0.4- 0.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 170 121 67.7 56.3-77.3 16 12.5 6.9-21.5 11 6.3 2.9-13.1 19 12.7 6.2-24.4 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
Non-Hispanic 8,229 6,107 72.9 71.3-74.4 641 8.7 7.7- 9.8 569 7.7 6.8- 8.8 814 9.7 8.8-10.8 98 0.9 0.7- 1.2
AGE
18-24 220 153 73.8 65.3-80.8 27 10.2 6.0-16.9 24 10.5 6.0-17.7 16 5.5 2.9-10.2 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 629 415 65.4 60.3-70.2 79 12.8 9.7-16.6 73 10.7 7.9-14.2 58 10.8 7.8-14.8 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
35-44 1,236 904 73.5 70.3-76.5 113 8.8 7.1-11.0 88 6.8 5.2- 8.9 116 9.5 7.6-11.7 15 1.3 0.7- 2.2
45-54 1,628 1,192 72.8 69.8-75.7 128 8.1 6.4-10.3 131 8.1 6.5-10.0 162 10.3 8.4-12.6 15 0.7 0.4- 1.2
55-64 1,917 1,454 74.3 71.4-77.0 130 7.3 5.7- 9.2 120 5.8 4.6- 7.2 191 11.3 9.3-13.7 22 1.3 0.8- 2.2
65+ 2,704 2,058 76.0 73.8-78.1 174 6.5 5.4- 7.9 143 5.5 4.4- 6.8 285 10.4 9.0-12.1 44 1.6 1.1- 2.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 663 308 39.2 33.3-45.5 56 14.3 9.2-21.6 74 12.6 8.7-17.9 180 29.0 23.3-35.4 45 5.0 3.4- 7.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,263 1,488 64.8 61.5-68.0 218 10.5 8.7-12.7 198 10.1 8.2-12.4 320 13.3 11.3-15.6 39 1.4 0.9- 2.0
Some Post-H.S. 2,188 1,607 73.5 70.5-76.4 193 9.3 7.5-11.5 169 7.8 6.1- 9.8 205 8.9 7.3-10.8 14 0.5 0.3- 0.9
College Graduate 3,276 2,818 84.7 82.7-86.6 189 6.2 5.1- 7.6 139 4.9 3.7- 6.5 127 4.1 3.2- 5.2 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 621 271 44.0 37.7-50.5 67 11.9 8.2-16.9 83 12.9 9.7-17.0 170 26.2 21.1-32.0 30 5.0 3.3- 7.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,085 572 44.5 39.9-49.2 129 15.2 12.0-19.0 117 14.0 10.4-18.6 246 24.7 20.9-28.9 21 1.6 0.9- 2.8
$25,000- 34,999 845 561 59.4 53.9-64.6 90 12.6 9.4-16.6 77 11.1 8.2-14.8 110 15.8 12.4-19.9 7 1.2 0.5- 2.7
$35,000-49,999 1,111 863 72.2 68.0-76.1 87 10.2 7.6-13.5 81 8.9 6.7-11.8 74 7.9 5.7-10.8 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0
$50,000- 74,999 1,267 1,050 81.5 78.1-84.5 89 8.3 6.1-11.0 66 6.0 4.3- 8.3 55 3.7 2.7- 5.3 7 0.5 0.2- 1.3
$75,000+ 2,197 1,965 87.8 85.3-89.9 96 4.7 3.6- 6.1 79 4.0 2.8- 5.9 55 3.4 2.3- 5.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,880 1,902 62.2 59.1-65.1 250 10.3 8.4-12.7 249 9.6 7.8-11.7 417 16.0 14.0-18.3 62 2.0 1.5- 2.7
No 5,212 4,096 77.5 75.6-79.2 384 8.0 6.9- 9.2 304 6.7 5.7- 8.0 393 7.4 6.3- 8.6 35 0.5 0.3- 0.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,160 856 73.7 69.9-77.2 80 6.6 4.9- 8.7 71 5.9 4.3- 8.0 144 13.0 10.4-16.2 9 0.8 0.4- 1.8
Non-Veteran 7,239 5,372 72.6 70.9-74.3 577 9.2 8.1-10.4 509 7.9 6.9- 9.1 689 9.4 8.4-10.5 92 0.9 0.7- 1.2

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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.

^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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