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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

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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 12,033 8,164 67.0 65.6-68.4 1,088 10.3 9.4-11.3 1,092 10.1 9.2-11.2 1,629 11.8 10.9-12.8 60 0.7 0.5- 1.0
-Western NC 1,955 1,225 62.5 59.4-65.5 176 9.8 8.1-11.9 175 9.4 7.6-11.4 368 17.5 15.4-19.9 11 0.8 0.3- 2.2
GENDER
Male 763 465 59.9 54.9-64.6 71 11.1 8.4-14.6 75 9.6 7.1-12.8 146 18.1 14.7-22.1 6 1.3 0.4- 4.4
Female 1,192 760 64.9 61.1-68.6 105 8.6 6.6-11.1 100 9.2 6.9-12.0 222 17.0 14.4-19.9 5 0.4 0.1- 0.9
RACE
White 1,794 1,127 62.8 59.6-65.8 161 9.6 7.9-11.7 159 9.7 7.8-11.9 338 17.6 15.4-20.1 9 0.3 0.2- 0.7
African American 48 28 56.2 35.1-75.3 1 2.9 0.4-18.1 3 5.6 1.6-18.1 16 35.3 18.5-56.7 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 99 63 57.9 39.4-74.3 12 18.2 8.1-35.8 12 8.0 3.3-18.5 10 5.2 1.7-15.0 2 10.8 2.7-34.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 27 58.0 36.4-76.9 2 7.8 1.5-32.0 6 8.4 2.9-21.7 6 11.8 3.1-35.8 2 14.0 3.5-41.9
Non-Hispanic 1,909 1,197 62.7 59.7-65.7 174 9.9 8.1-12.0 169 9.4 7.7-11.5 360 17.7 15.5-20.1 9 0.3 0.1- 0.6
AGE
18-24 45 31 76.4 58.3-88.3 8 11.4 4.7-25.1 5 10.8 3.3-30.1 1 1.5 0.2- 9.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 126 74 54.2 43.6-64.4 19 13.0 7.7-21.1 14 12.3 7.0-20.7 18 18.7 11.2-29.5 1 1.8 0.3-11.8
35-44 241 140 57.0 49.5-64.1 30 14.4 9.7-20.8 22 8.1 4.9-13.1 48 19.2 14.2-25.4 1 1.3 0.2- 8.8
45-54 317 203 64.7 57.8-71.1 29 8.1 5.5-11.9 38 11.7 7.6-17.6 46 15.1 10.7-20.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.8
55-64 458 320 71.7 66.7-76.1 43 7.8 5.5-11.0 34 7.0 4.7-10.3 60 13.3 10.2-17.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6
65+ 748 444 60.3 56.1-64.3 46 5.5 4.0- 7.7 62 9.0 6.8-11.8 189 24.3 20.9-28.1 7 0.8 0.4- 1.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 97 30.7 24.0-38.4 29 13.6 8.6-20.8 29 13.0 7.9-20.4 125 39.4 32.0-47.2 5 3.4 0.8-13.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 600 316 55.6 49.7-61.3 73 12.0 8.7-16.3 64 9.8 7.0-13.5 143 21.8 17.6-26.8 4 0.8 0.2- 3.6
Some Post-H.S. 514 346 67.1 61.2-72.6 44 8.9 6.1-12.8 51 10.2 6.8-15.0 71 13.4 9.8-18.0 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
College Graduate 552 463 82.9 78.1-86.7 30 6.0 3.7- 9.5 31 6.3 4.0- 9.8 28 4.9 3.0- 7.9 0 0.0 . - .
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 269 92 31.2 24.3-39.0 30 12.7 7.8-20.0 41 15.2 10.5-21.6 103 38.3 30.7-46.4 3 2.6 0.6-10.6
$15,000- 24,999 365 169 43.6 36.4-50.9 44 13.7 9.3-19.9 45 14.0 9.5-20.0 104 28.0 22.0-34.8 3 0.8 0.2- 2.6
$25,000- 34,999 242 140 53.5 44.4-62.3 24 9.4 5.8-14.8 27 13.9 8.6-21.9 50 20.5 14.6-27.9 1 2.7 0.4-16.8
$35,000- 49,999 257 201 75.4 66.9-82.3 15 4.9 2.7- 8.7 18 7.4 4.0-13.4 23 12.3 7.0-20.6 0 0.0 . - .
$50,000-74,999 253 210 80.8 72.8-86.8 19 11.2 6.4-18.9 11 4.2 2.1- 8.4 12 3.8 1.6- 8.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.3
$75,000+ 247 221 88.9 82.2-93.3 16 6.5 3.4-12.4 6 3.3 1.1- 9.2 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 838 462 53.6 48.9-58.3 72 10.0 7.3-13.5 81 9.1 6.9-12.1 216 26.6 22.5-31.1 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6
No 1,051 721 68.3 64.3-72.1 102 10.2 7.9-13.1 84 9.2 6.9-12.2 142 12.2 9.9-14.9 2 0.0 0.0- 0.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 279 183 66.2 58.0-73.5 18 7.2 4.2-12.3 28 10.3 5.9-17.5 50 16.3 10.9-23.6 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 1,676 1,042 62.0 58.6-65.2 158 10.2 8.2-12.5 147 9.2 7.4-11.4 318 17.7 15.4-20.3 11 1.0 0.4- 2.5

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^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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