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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 675 538 71.8 65.6-77.2 60 11.4 7.9-16.2 35 7.1 4.4-11.4 36 7.8 4.4-13.2 6 1.9 0.7- 5.5
GENDER
Male 244 191 66.5 55.9-75.7 19 11.1 5.9-20.0 16 9.7 5.0-18.1 17 10.9 5.1-21.9 1 1.8 0.2-11.4
Female 431 347 76.9 70.9-82.0 41 11.7 7.8-17.0 19 4.6 2.7- 7.9 19 4.7 2.8- 7.8 5 2.1 0.7- 6.0
RACE
White 497 422 82.6 77.2-86.9 32 7.1 4.7-10.8 19 3.5 2.0- 6.2 22 6.4 3.5-11.4 2 0.4 0.1- 1.5
Other 167 108 53.7 41.8-65.2 26 19.2 11.2-31.0 15 11.7 5.9-22.0 14 10.6 4.1-25.1 4 4.8 1.5-14.6
AGE
18-44 232 176 67.8 58.4-76.0 27 12.4 7.7-19.4 12 7.9 3.9-15.2 13 8.9 4.0-18.6 4 3.0 0.9- 9.1
45+ 435 354 76.8 70.0-82.5 33 10.2 5.7-17.5 23 6.3 3.7-10.3 23 6.3 3.9-10.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 144 98 50.9 37.1-64.5 16 17.1 8.4-31.7 14 16.0 7.7-30.3 15 15.8 6.5-33.9 1 0.3 0.0- 1.9
Some College + 529 438 79.3 73.8-83.9 44 9.4 6.4-13.6 21 4.0 2.4- 6.5 21 4.9 2.8- 8.4 5 2.5 0.9- 7.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 220 140 47.6 36.7-58.8 34 22.1 13.7-33.8 23 15.6 8.4-27.1 19 11.5 4.2-27.6 4 3.2 0.9-10.1
$50,000+ 367 321 82.3 75.5-87.5 21 5.7 3.5- 9.1 9 4.1 1.8- 9.1 14 6.1 3.0-11.8 2 1.8 0.3- 9.4

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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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