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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 12,073 8,340 68.4 67.0-69.8 3,733 31.6 30.2-33.0
-Western NC 1,961 1,256 64.2 61.2-67.2 705 35.8 32.8-38.8
GENDER
Male 766 478 61.6 56.7-66.3 288 38.4 33.7-43.3
Female 1,195 778 66.7 63.0-70.2 417 33.3 29.8-37.0
RACE
White 1,800 1,155 64.3 61.2-67.2 645 35.7 32.8-38.8
African American 48 28 56.2 35.1-75.3 20 43.8 24.7-64.9
Other Minorities 99 66 65.6 47.2-80.3 33 34.4 19.7-52.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 28 64.5 42.1-81.9 15 35.5 18.1-57.9
Non-Hispanic 1,915 1,227 64.3 61.3-67.2 688 35.7 32.8-38.7
AGE
18-24 45 31 76.4 58.3-88.3 14 23.6 11.7-41.7
25-34 127 77 57.9 47.2-67.9 50 42.1 32.1-52.8
35-44 242 144 59.7 52.3-66.6 98 40.3 33.4-47.7
45-54 317 209 66.1 59.2-72.4 108 33.9 27.6-40.8
55-64 459 326 72.5 67.6-76.9 133 27.5 23.1-32.4
65+ 751 456 61.6 57.4-65.5 295 38.4 34.5-42.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 285 103 34.5 27.3-42.6 182 65.5 57.4-72.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 603 330 57.5 51.7-63.1 273 42.5 36.9-48.3
Some Post-H.S. 514 350 67.5 61.5-72.9 164 32.5 27.1-38.5
College Graduate 555 470 84.7 80.2-88.3 85 15.3 11.7-19.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 270 95 32.2 25.2-40.0 175 67.8 60.0-74.8
$15,000- 24,999 365 179 46.8 39.6-54.2 186 53.2 45.8-60.4
$25,000- 34,999 243 143 54.4 45.3-63.2 100 45.6 36.8-54.7
$35,000- 49,999 258 204 76.2 67.7-83.1 54 23.8 16.9-32.3
$50,000-74,999 253 212 84.1 77.4-89.1 41 15.9 10.9-22.6
$75,000+ 247 225 90.9 84.5-94.8 22 9.1 5.2-15.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 842 475 55.2 50.5-59.9 367 44.8 40.1-49.5
No 1,052 738 70.1 66.1-73.7 314 29.9 26.3-33.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 280 185 66.7 58.5-74.0 95 33.3 26.0-41.5
Non-Veteran 1,681 1,071 63.9 60.6-67.0 610 36.1 33.0-39.4

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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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