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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

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
-Western NC 1,683 1,114 63.1 59.8-66.4 153 9.4 7.6-11.5 129 8.5 6.6-10.8 249 16.4 14.0-19.0 38 2.6 1.7- 4.1
GENDER
Male 666 422 60.0 54.6-65.1 62 10.4 7.5-14.2 56 8.6 5.9-12.4 103 16.8 13.1-21.2 23 4.2 2.4- 7.2
Female 1,017 692 66.1 62.0-70.0 91 8.4 6.4-10.9 73 8.4 6.1-11.4 146 16.0 13.1-19.3 15 1.2 0.7- 2.0
RACE
White 1,545 1,033 64.2 60.8-67.4 137 9.3 7.4-11.5 118 8.3 6.6-10.5 222 16.1 13.6-18.8 35 2.2 1.4- 3.3
African American 39 18 31.6 16.0-52.8 3 4.6 1.1-18.0 2 20.8 4.4-60.0 16 43.0 22.7-65.9 0 0.0 . - .
Other Minorities 85 58 66.7 46.5-82.2 9 8.0 2.9-20.4 8 6.3 2.5-14.9 8 6.8 1.6-24.4 2 12.2 3.0-37.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 40 26 58.4 36.2-77.7 3 11.5 3.0-35.2 4 3.4 0.8-13.5 4 10.7 2.4-37.3 3 16.0 4.7-42.7
Non-Hispanic 1,641 1,088 63.4 60.1-66.7 149 9.2 7.5-11.4 125 8.7 6.8-11.1 244 16.5 14.1-19.2 35 2.1 1.4- 3.1
AGE
18-24 44 28 66.9 46.6-82.4 7 9.2 3.5-22.5 5 17.1 5.8-41.0 4 6.8 2.4-17.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 125 69 52.5 41.9-62.9 17 11.7 6.7-19.9 14 10.7 6.0-18.4 24 23.2 14.9-34.1 1 1.8 0.3-11.9
35-44 229 126 54.0 46.4-61.4 24 12.5 8.1-19.0 17 5.6 3.0-10.0 51 22.4 16.9-29.2 11 5.5 2.7-10.7
45-54 295 190 66.3 59.3-72.7 28 8.1 5.3-12.0 30 10.4 6.9-15.5 44 14.5 9.8-20.9 3 0.7 0.2- 2.8
55-64 410 294 72.3 67.0-77.1 34 7.4 5.1-10.8 30 7.9 5.3-11.7 44 10.4 7.4-14.3 8 2.0 0.9- 4.1
65+ 562 397 70.5 65.9-74.7 41 6.5 4.6- 9.2 33 6.7 4.5- 9.9 76 13.5 10.6-17.1 15 2.7 1.5- 4.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 175 78 35.7 26.7-45.7 15 11.3 6.1-19.8 11 8.2 4.2-15.4 56 34.5 25.3-45.0 15 10.4 5.0-20.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 496 279 55.4 49.0-61.7 46 8.4 5.7-12.2 51 10.4 6.8-15.5 103 22.0 17.4-27.5 17 3.7 2.0- 6.8
Some Post-H.S. 467 312 62.9 56.3-69.0 51 12.5 8.6-17.9 42 9.7 6.2-14.8 57 14.0 10.0-19.4 5 0.9 0.3- 2.3
College Graduate 542 443 82.2 77.6-86.1 41 7.1 4.7-10.4 25 5.4 3.3- 8.9 32 5.2 3.3- 8.1 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 197 68 30.1 22.4-39.1 24 9.0 4.8-16.3 29 16.2 10.5-24.3 63 35.7 27.1-45.3 13 9.0 4.6-16.9
$15,000- 24,999 283 141 42.6 34.7-51.0 33 14.0 9.1-21.0 25 9.6 5.8-15.5 74 30.2 23.0-38.5 10 3.6 1.5- 8.3
$25,000- 34,999 212 127 49.3 39.7-58.9 24 9.9 6.1-15.7 22 14.7 7.7-26.2 37 22.6 15.3-32.2 2 3.5 0.7-17.0
$35,000- 49,999 242 187 71.6 62.4-79.3 15 8.0 3.9-15.9 18 7.3 4.0-12.8 19 11.9 6.6-20.5 3 1.2 0.3- 4.8
$50,000-74,999 243 195 79.7 72.2-85.6 19 11.3 6.7-18.2 14 4.8 2.5- 9.0 13 3.8 1.7- 8.2 2 0.4 0.1- 2.6
$75,000+ 242 222 90.9 84.4-94.8 12 4.8 2.2-10.0 5 3.3 1.1- 9.4 3 1.1 0.3- 3.7 0 0.0 . - .
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 673 406 56.7 51.4-61.9 61 8.7 6.3-11.9 55 8.8 6.3-12.1 129 22.3 17.9-27.4 22 3.5 2.2- 5.7
No 951 669 66.7 62.2-70.8 90 10.4 7.9-13.6 66 8.1 5.7-11.5 113 13.6 10.8-16.9 13 1.2 0.6- 2.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 157 64.4 55.3-72.6 25 10.8 6.5-17.4 17 6.1 3.5-10.4 37 18.3 11.3-28.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.4
Non-Veteran 1,446 957 62.9 59.3-66.4 128 9.2 7.3-11.5 112 8.8 6.8-11.4 212 16.1 13.7-18.9 37 3.0 1.9- 4.6

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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.

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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