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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

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
-Piedmont NC 6,987 4,989 69.7 67.9-71.6 1,998 30.3 28.4-32.1
GENDER
Male 2,613 1,818 67.6 64.4-70.5 795 32.4 29.5-35.6
Female 4,374 3,171 71.8 69.6-73.9 1,203 28.2 26.1-30.4
RACE
White 5,529 4,107 74.7 72.8-76.5 1,422 25.3 23.5-27.2
African American 1,079 646 61.2 56.4-65.9 433 38.8 34.1-43.6
Other Minorities 339 207 52.0 43.8-60.2 132 48.0 39.8-56.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 242 125 44.8 35.5-54.5 117 55.2 45.5-64.5
Non-Hispanic 6,724 4,849 71.7 69.8-73.4 1,875 28.3 26.6-30.2
AGE
18-24 174 120 69.1 59.9-77.0 54 30.9 23.0-40.1
25-34 532 347 64.7 59.0-70.0 185 35.3 30.0-41.0
35-44 1,041 793 74.5 70.7-78.0 248 25.5 22.0-29.3
45-54 1,391 1,025 71.2 67.6-74.5 366 28.8 25.5-32.4
55-64 1,541 1,124 70.8 67.6-73.8 417 29.2 26.2-32.4
65+ 2,235 1,524 66.3 63.4-69.1 711 33.7 30.9-36.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 807 331 41.1 35.1-47.4 476 58.9 52.6-64.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,872 1,197 62.6 58.4-66.6 675 37.4 33.4-41.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,677 1,206 70.8 67.2-74.1 471 29.2 25.9-32.8
College Graduate 2,619 2,246 84.3 82.0-86.2 373 15.7 13.8-18.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 283 47.0 41.2-53.0 388 53.0 47.0-58.8
$15,000- 24,999 989 502 44.1 38.7-49.6 487 55.9 50.4-61.3
$25,000- 34,999 700 460 56.0 49.9-61.9 240 44.0 38.1-50.1
$35,000- 49,999 868 641 68.5 63.0-73.5 227 31.5 26.5-37.0
$50,000-74,999 964 801 78.1 73.5-82.0 163 21.9 18.0-26.5
$75,000+ 1,718 1,545 88.7 86.4-90.7 173 11.3 9.3-13.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,450 1,545 60.2 56.7-63.5 905 39.8 36.5-43.3
No 4,242 3,232 74.8 72.6-76.8 1,010 25.2 23.2-27.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 891 610 67.1 62.2-71.6 281 32.9 28.4-37.8
Non-Veteran 6,092 4,376 70.0 68.0-72.0 1,716 30.0 28.0-32.0

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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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