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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Orange 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 9,523 6,608 66.6 65.0-68.2 877 10.8 9.7-12.0 793 9.5 8.5-10.6 1,082 11.3 10.3-12.3 163 1.8 1.5- 2.3
-Orange County 281 212 68.1 59.0-76.1 26 10.4 6.2-16.8 23 15.0 8.6-25.0 19 6.0 3.4-10.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9
GENDER
Male 101 75 57.2 42.6-70.6 9 13.1 6.1-26.1 10 21.8 10.3-40.1 7 7.9 3.4-17.6 0 0.0 . - .
Female 180 137 78.1 69.9-84.6 17 7.9 4.6-13.2 13 8.9 4.7-16.2 12 4.3 2.3- 8.0 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
RACE
White 227 181 72.7 61.7-81.5 17 8.0 4.4-14.1 16 15.6 8.0-28.2 12 3.2 1.7- 6.1 1 0.6 0.1- 3.8
Other 52 29 53.4 35.2-70.7 9 18.2 7.5-38.0 7 13.3 5.3-29.7 7 15.1 6.3-32.1 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-44 84 58 62.2 46.6-75.6 10 11.7 5.4-23.6 12 23.3 11.8-40.7 3 2.0 0.6- 6.7 1 0.8 0.1- 5.7
45+ 196 153 74.1 65.3-81.3 16 9.1 4.9-16.2 11 6.7 3.3-13.1 16 10.2 5.4-18.3 0 0.0 . - .
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 51 31 53.2 33.7-71.9 8 18.6 7.3-40.0 4 10.9 3.2-31.2 7 15.0 5.7-34.2 1 2.2 0.3-14.0
Some College + 230 181 71.8 61.2-80.4 18 8.4 4.6-14.8 19 16.0 8.6-27.9 12 3.9 2.0- 7.3 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 92 57 53.1 36.2-69.2 17 18.4 9.3-33.2 9 19.9 7.3-44.1 9 8.7 3.8-18.5 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000+ 152 128 78.7 68.1-86.4 8 7.4 3.2-16.1 10 11.0 5.4-21.2 6 2.9 1.2- 7.1 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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