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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 339 210 60.7 53.1-67.9 41 13.5 8.8-20.2 35 11.0 7.3-16.4 47 13.0 8.6-19.2 6 1.7 0.6- 4.5
GENDER
Male 123 66 54.2 42.0-65.9 17 11.9 6.2-21.6 17 13.7 7.3-24.1 22 19.5 11.2-31.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.9
Female 216 144 66.0 56.4-74.4 24 14.8 8.3-24.9 18 8.9 5.3-14.7 25 7.9 4.7-13.0 5 2.4 0.8- 7.4
RACE
White 290 189 65.9 57.5-73.4 33 12.5 7.4-20.3 28 8.8 5.6-13.4 35 11.6 7.1-18.5 5 1.2 0.4- 3.0
Other 47 19 36.2 21.2-54.4 8 18.4 8.6-35.1 7 21.7 9.6-42.1 12 19.7 9.0-37.7 1 4.0 0.6-23.5
AGE
18-44 86 53 59.9 46.3-72.2 11 14.8 7.1-28.1 11 11.0 5.5-21.0 10 12.8 6.0-25.3 1 1.4 0.2- 9.6
45+ 247 151 60.8 53.5-67.7 30 12.5 8.4-18.3 24 11.3 7.2-17.3 37 13.5 9.3-19.2 5 1.9 0.7- 5.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 154 81 48.3 36.6-60.2 21 16.4 8.6-29.0 18 13.6 7.5-23.4 29 18.6 10.9-30.0 5 3.1 1.0- 8.9
Some College + 184 128 72.4 64.1-79.4 20 10.9 6.6-17.3 17 8.6 5.0-14.4 18 7.8 4.3-13.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 189 100 46.4 36.7-56.5 25 17.6 9.9-29.2 28 18.2 11.6-27.6 34 16.1 10.3-24.3 2 1.6 0.3- 8.6
$50,000+ 94 74 80.2 69.5-87.9 11 11.1 5.7-20.6 4 3.2 1.2- 8.6 5 5.4 1.9-14.1 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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