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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 319 227 67.2 57.6-75.5 32 16.1 8.7-28.0 27 7.3 4.6-11.4 30 8.5 5.4-13.0 3 0.9 0.3- 3.0
GENDER
Male 130 90 59.7 43.8-73.7 15 25.0 11.4-46.2 9 5.6 2.6-11.5 15 9.4 5.1-16.7 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
Female 189 137 73.4 63.4-81.4 17 8.9 4.0-18.6 18 8.7 4.9-15.1 15 7.7 3.9-14.5 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4
RACE
White 284 215 74.7 67.1-81.1 24 10.3 5.8-17.6 21 6.8 4.1-11.3 23 7.6 4.5-12.5 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7
Other 34 11 21.9 8.2-47.0 8 51.1 20.3-81.1 6 10.2 3.5-26.5 7 13.8 4.7-33.9 2 3.0 0.6-13.5
AGE
18-44 93 61 63.9 48.3-77.1 15 22.5 10.7-41.4 8 6.1 2.8-12.7 8 6.7 3.0-14.2 1 0.8 0.1- 5.5
45+ 224 164 71.4 64.2-77.6 17 7.6 4.5-12.7 19 9.0 5.4-14.7 22 11.0 6.9-17.1 2 1.0 0.3- 4.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 110 60 51.2 34.4-67.7 17 26.7 11.4-50.7 13 9.2 4.7-17.5 17 10.6 5.2-20.5 3 2.3 0.7- 7.8
Some College + 208 166 77.2 68.3-84.1 15 9.5 4.6-18.8 14 6.1 3.2-11.4 13 7.2 4.0-12.5 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 64 38.6 24.6-54.8 20 38.5 20.9-59.7 14 10.6 5.2-20.3 17 10.5 5.5-19.0 2 1.8 0.4- 8.1
$50,000+ 151 124 81.2 72.6-87.5 7 3.8 1.7- 8.4 11 6.5 3.4-12.4 9 8.5 4.1-16.7 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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