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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

Oral Health

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
-New Hanover County 303 237 76.2 69.3-81.9 25 9.5 6.1-14.4 23 7.1 4.4-11.2 18 7.3 3.9-13.3 0 0.0 . - .
GENDER
Male 108 81 72.3 60.7-81.5 12 12.2 6.7-21.3 4 2.4 0.9- 6.3 11 13.1 6.5-24.6 0 0.0 . - .
Female 195 156 79.8 72.0-85.9 13 6.9 3.8-12.2 19 11.5 6.8-18.8 7 1.8 0.8- 4.0 0 0.0 . - .
RACE
White 255 204 77.8 70.4-83.8 17 7.7 4.6-12.6 19 7.3 4.3-12.2 15 7.2 3.6-13.9 0 0.0 . - .
Other 48 33 69.5 50.8-83.4 8 16.9 7.4-33.9 4 6.1 2.1-16.3 3 7.6 1.7-28.3 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 69 47 68.2 54.4-79.4 9 12.7 6.4-23.6 10 10.9 5.4-20.7 3 8.3 2.7-22.7 0 0.0 . - .
45+ 230 186 81.2 74.4-86.6 16 7.5 4.4-12.3 13 4.5 2.6- 8.0 15 6.8 3.5-12.8 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 86 60 68.7 54.0-80.4 8 8.0 3.7-16.7 7 6.6 2.9-14.4 11 16.6 7.8-32.1 0 0.0 . - .
Some College + 217 177 79.1 71.3-85.2 17 10.1 6.0-16.4 16 7.2 4.0-12.6 7 3.6 1.2-10.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 144 100 67.6 56.6-76.9 15 11.1 6.1-19.3 14 10.0 5.3-18.2 15 11.2 5.6-21.1 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 109 92 80.9 70.3-88.3 10 12.0 6.3-21.7 6 5.0 2.2-10.9 1 2.2 0.3-14.0 0 0.0 . - .

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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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