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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 6,299 4,609 69.5 67.5-71.4 554 10.8 9.4-12.3 458 8.6 7.5- 9.9 580 9.2 8.0-10.6 98 1.9 1.4- 2.6
GENDER
Male 2,339 1,674 66.6 63.3-69.8 189 10.5 8.4-12.9 191 9.9 8.0-12.2 240 10.6 8.6-13.0 45 2.4 1.6- 3.7
Female 3,960 2,935 72.2 69.9-74.4 365 11.0 9.4-12.9 267 7.4 6.2- 8.8 340 7.9 6.7- 9.3 53 1.4 1.0- 2.1
RACE
White 4,975 3,824 75.2 73.1-77.1 377 9.0 7.7-10.5 312 7.0 5.9- 8.3 413 8.0 6.9- 9.4 49 0.8 0.6- 1.1
African American 967 570 59.1 54.0-64.0 141 16.0 12.4-20.4 99 9.4 7.2-12.1 133 12.4 9.6-16.0 24 3.1 1.7- 5.9
Other Minorities 320 188 50.9 42.5-59.2 31 12.5 7.6-19.9 44 18.0 11.9-26.4 33 11.5 6.4-19.9 24 7.1 4.3-11.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 234 116 43.6 34.3-53.5 32 18.3 11.5-27.7 35 15.4 9.4-24.2 28 14.1 7.3-25.4 23 8.6 5.1-14.2
Non-Hispanic 6,048 4,480 71.6 69.7-73.5 522 10.2 8.9-11.6 421 8.0 6.9- 9.3 550 8.8 7.8-10.1 75 1.4 1.0- 2.0
AGE
18-24 171 116 68.1 58.9-76.1 22 13.0 7.8-20.9 15 9.6 5.1-17.3 16 8.6 4.9-14.7 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
25-34 527 330 61.3 55.5-66.8 76 14.4 10.8-18.9 63 10.8 8.0-14.5 45 10.5 6.9-15.7 13 3.0 1.4- 6.3
35-44 1,022 756 72.4 68.5-76.1 96 9.2 7.2-11.8 86 9.4 7.0-12.4 66 6.5 4.6- 9.1 18 2.5 1.4- 4.2
45-54 1,320 956 69.1 65.4-72.6 122 11.7 9.0-15.1 102 8.3 6.5-10.6 125 9.8 7.8-12.2 15 1.0 0.6- 1.9
55-64 1,391 1,053 74.6 71.5-77.5 98 6.9 5.4- 8.8 92 6.6 5.1- 8.4 132 10.3 8.3-12.6 16 1.6 0.9- 3.0
65+ 1,802 1,345 71.8 68.6-74.9 134 8.8 6.7-11.6 98 6.3 4.8- 8.2 193 10.9 9.1-13.0 32 2.2 1.4- 3.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 574 252 39.9 33.1-47.1 56 16.1 10.4-23.9 85 17.2 12.2-23.5 133 19.1 14.2-25.0 48 7.8 5.2-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,600 1,051 61.5 57.1-65.8 171 13.2 10.4-16.7 140 10.5 8.0-13.6 208 13.1 10.2-16.7 30 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,545 1,114 70.3 66.6-73.8 160 11.4 9.0-14.2 117 8.3 6.3-10.9 142 8.7 6.8-11.1 12 1.2 0.6- 2.7
College Graduate 2,569 2,183 82.9 80.5-85.0 166 7.2 5.8- 8.9 116 5.1 4.0- 6.5 96 4.0 3.0- 5.3 8 0.8 0.3- 2.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 507 222 45.7 39.1-52.5 65 17.1 11.6-24.4 65 11.7 8.2-16.4 128 19.3 15.1-24.5 27 6.2 3.9- 9.8
$15,000- 24,999 810 420 42.4 36.6-48.5 103 17.8 13.4-23.3 109 14.8 11.3-19.1 156 21.1 15.7-27.7 22 4.0 2.1- 7.3
$25,000- 34,999 620 408 55.6 49.1-61.9 72 13.9 9.5-19.7 61 13.5 9.2-19.3 70 14.3 10.2-19.5 9 2.8 1.4- 5.5
$35,000- 49,999 811 600 66.0 60.3-71.4 88 13.7 10.1-18.3 63 11.3 7.7-16.4 53 6.8 4.6- 9.9 7 2.1 0.9- 5.1
$50,000-74,999 924 756 77.1 72.6-81.1 68 8.3 6.0-11.4 49 7.6 5.2-10.8 47 5.8 4.1- 8.1 4 1.3 0.3- 6.4
$75,000+ 1,689 1,512 87.8 85.2-90.0 79 5.1 3.9- 6.7 56 4.0 2.7- 5.8 41 3.0 1.9- 4.9 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,059 1,358 60.3 56.5-64.0 208 12.7 10.1-15.8 183 11.0 8.6-14.0 260 13.3 11.0-16.0 50 2.7 1.8- 3.9
No 3,974 3,063 74.3 72.0-76.5 318 9.4 8.0-11.1 252 7.5 6.2- 8.9 298 7.2 6.0- 8.6 43 1.6 1.0- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 758 558 70.4 65.3-75.0 56 8.5 6.1-11.7 46 7.9 5.4-11.5 94 12.6 9.3-17.0 4 0.5 0.2- 1.7
Non-Veteran 5,537 4,048 69.4 67.2-71.5 498 11.0 9.6-12.7 412 8.7 7.5-10.1 485 8.8 7.6-10.3 94 2.1 1.5- 2.8

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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.

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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