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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 311 219 67.2 58.3-75.0 24 6.6 3.9-11.2 28 10.9 6.8-17.1 35 11.5 7.0-18.3 5 3.7 0.8-16.1
GENDER
Male 103 72 64.0 49.6-76.3 7 5.7 2.3-13.8 9 8.8 4.2-17.5 13 15.2 7.7-27.9 2 6.2 1.0-29.7
Female 208 147 70.6 60.8-78.8 17 7.6 4.1-13.8 19 13.2 7.1-23.2 22 7.5 4.5-12.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.3
RACE
White 208 162 74.8 65.0-82.7 13 7.1 3.4-14.3 14 9.6 5.2-17.1 18 8.2 3.7-17.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7
Other 100 56 55.7 39.7-70.6 11 6.1 3.0-12.1 13 12.6 5.8-25.2 16 16.6 8.5-29.7 4 9.0 1.8-34.8
AGE
18-44 75 51 68.1 51.9-80.8 5 5.4 1.7-15.6 12 11.0 5.7-20.3 6 9.1 3.4-22.1 1 6.5 0.9-33.6
45+ 234 166 66.1 56.5-74.6 19 7.8 4.6-12.9 16 11.0 5.6-20.5 29 13.7 8.1-22.5 4 1.3 0.5- 3.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 149 87 50.1 37.8-62.4 16 9.0 4.6-17.0 17 13.6 7.2-24.2 26 20.5 12.0-32.7 3 6.8 1.2-30.0
Some College + 162 132 83.9 75.2-89.9 8 4.3 1.8-10.2 11 8.3 4.1-16.3 9 2.8 1.2- 6.1 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 96 61.5 50.5-71.5 16 7.4 4.1-13.1 19 14.6 8.6-23.7 23 15.9 9.2-26.0 1 0.5 0.1- 3.8
$50,000+ 96 82 86.5 76.2-92.8 5 4.7 1.9-11.4 5 5.8 2.0-15.7 4 3.0 1.0- 8.4 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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