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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

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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 12,033 8,164 67.0 65.6-68.4 1,088 10.3 9.4-11.3 1,092 10.1 9.2-11.2 1,629 11.8 10.9-12.8 60 0.7 0.5- 1.0
-Piedmont NC 6,963 4,894 68.8 66.9-70.6 606 10.2 9.0-11.5 594 9.8 8.6-11.2 831 10.4 9.3-11.7 38 0.8 0.5- 1.3
GENDER
Male 2,602 1,776 66.6 63.5-69.6 220 10.5 8.6-12.8 240 10.6 8.6-13.0 353 11.4 9.6-13.5 13 0.8 0.4- 1.7
Female 4,361 3,118 70.8 68.6-72.9 386 9.8 8.5-11.2 354 9.1 7.6-10.8 478 9.5 8.3-10.9 25 0.8 0.5- 1.4
RACE
White 5,513 4,039 73.9 72.0-75.7 417 8.4 7.3- 9.7 424 8.2 7.0- 9.6 620 9.4 8.3-10.6 13 0.2 0.1- 0.3
African American 1,072 627 59.5 54.6-64.2 148 13.8 10.7-17.5 125 13.0 9.9-16.9 164 12.8 10.2-16.0 8 0.9 0.3- 2.4
Other Minorities 338 199 50.8 42.6-59.0 37 15.3 9.9-22.7 41 15.5 9.9-23.4 44 13.1 7.8-21.2 17 5.4 2.9- 9.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 241 118 43.5 34.3-53.2 35 18.0 11.5-27.1 38 16.6 10.4-25.4 32 14.9 8.0-25.9 18 7.1 3.9-12.6
Non-Hispanic 6,701 4,761 70.7 68.9-72.5 570 9.6 8.4-10.8 555 9.3 8.1-10.7 795 10.1 9.1-11.2 20 0.3 0.2- 0.6
AGE
18-24 173 118 68.1 58.9-76.1 22 12.4 7.6-19.3 16 11.5 6.3-20.2 15 7.4 4.1-13.0 2 0.6 0.2- 2.7
25-34 530 342 64.2 58.4-69.5 76 14.0 10.5-18.4 62 11.5 8.4-15.6 41 8.6 5.5-13.4 9 1.6 0.7- 3.9
35-44 1,038 782 73.9 70.1-77.4 95 9.1 6.9-11.8 85 8.9 6.8-11.6 67 6.9 4.9- 9.5 9 1.2 0.5- 2.8
45-54 1,390 1,004 69.7 66.0-73.1 143 11.5 9.2-14.2 115 9.5 7.1-12.5 125 9.1 7.2-11.4 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0
55-64 1,537 1,103 69.8 66.6-72.8 107 6.9 5.4- 8.7 133 9.3 7.5-11.4 190 13.7 11.4-16.3 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1
65+ 2,222 1,490 65.1 62.2-67.9 157 7.1 5.8- 8.6 179 8.9 7.0-11.3 385 18.3 16.1-20.7 11 0.6 0.3- 1.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 798 318 39.5 33.5-45.8 83 12.7 9.2-17.3 119 19.4 14.1-26.1 258 24.6 20.2-29.5 20 3.8 2.1- 6.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,863 1,160 61.3 57.1-65.4 203 13.2 10.5-16.4 194 11.0 8.6-13.9 295 13.9 11.2-17.3 11 0.6 0.3- 1.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,674 1,184 69.6 65.9-73.0 154 11.4 9.0-14.4 156 9.2 7.2-11.7 176 9.3 7.5-11.5 4 0.5 0.1- 2.1
College Graduate 2,616 2,223 83.7 81.5-85.7 165 6.2 5.0- 7.6 125 6.2 4.8- 8.0 100 3.7 2.9- 4.8 3 0.2 0.1- 0.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 667 268 44.5 38.7-50.4 84 15.5 10.9-21.5 101 12.8 9.6-16.9 207 25.8 21.4-30.8 7 1.4 0.5- 3.5
$15,000- 24,999 988 483 42.2 37.0-47.7 127 17.2 13.5-21.6 150 17.1 13.1-21.9 219 21.1 16.3-26.8 9 2.5 1.1- 5.6
$25,000- 34,999 697 451 55.4 49.3-61.4 79 13.9 9.8-19.4 67 13.4 9.4-18.9 95 15.9 11.9-20.8 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3
$35,000- 49,999 863 632 67.7 62.2-72.8 83 11.3 8.2-15.3 79 12.1 8.5-17.0 66 7.9 5.6-11.0 3 1.0 0.2- 4.2
$50,000-74,999 962 790 77.2 72.7-81.2 59 7.1 4.9-10.0 56 9.4 6.5-13.4 55 6.2 4.4- 8.7 2 0.2 0.0- 1.0
$75,000+ 1,717 1,530 88.2 85.9-90.2 83 5.4 4.0- 7.3 61 3.7 2.7- 5.1 43 2.7 1.8- 3.9 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,437 1,509 58.8 55.3-62.2 225 10.6 8.6-12.9 254 12.4 9.9-15.5 435 17.2 15.0-19.8 14 1.0 0.5- 2.1
No 4,231 3,176 74.0 71.8-76.1 358 9.9 8.4-11.5 315 8.4 7.1- 9.9 363 7.1 6.1- 8.4 19 0.7 0.3- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 885 593 66.2 61.4-70.8 68 7.4 5.4-10.1 78 10.8 7.7-14.8 146 15.6 12.3-19.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 6,074 4,298 69.1 67.0-71.0 538 10.5 9.2-11.9 516 9.7 8.4-11.2 684 9.8 8.6-11.1 38 0.9 0.6- 1.4

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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