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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,712 7,783 64.9 63.8-66.0 1,189 11.1 10.3-11.9 1,069 9.9 9.2-10.7 1,536 12.7 11.9-13.5 135 1.4 1.1- 1.7
GENDER
Male 4,583 2,867 61.2 59.3-63.0 481 11.4 10.2-12.7 448 10.6 9.5-11.8 709 15.0 13.8-16.4 78 1.8 1.4- 2.4
Female 7,129 4,916 68.4 67.0-69.8 708 10.8 9.9-11.8 621 9.3 8.4-10.3 827 10.5 9.6-11.4 57 1.0 0.7- 1.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 8,085 5,691 69.1 67.8-70.4 707 9.8 8.9-10.7 652 8.9 8.1- 9.7 985 11.6 10.7-12.5 50 0.7 0.5- 1.0
Non-Hispanic Black 2,119 1,230 56.5 53.7-59.2 305 14.8 12.9-16.9 253 13.0 11.2-15.0 313 15.0 13.1-17.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 449 256 54.0 46.6-61.3 48 12.0 8.1-17.4 62 14.3 9.9-20.1 78 18.6 13.6-24.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 294 193 69.1 61.8-75.5 41 11.4 7.9-16.3 29 11.1 7.1-16.9 24 6.0 3.6-10.0 *** *** ***
Hispanic 679 357 50.9 46.4-55.5 81 12.8 9.9-16.4 65 10.0 7.6-13.0 122 16.6 13.7-20.0 54 9.6 7.3-12.6
AGE
18-34 2,007 1,289 63.7 61.2-66.2 279 14.8 13.0-16.9 193 9.8 8.4-11.4 203 9.4 8.1-10.9 43 2.2 1.6- 3.1
35-44 1,616 1,088 65.4 62.5-68.1 169 10.6 9.0-12.5 163 10.6 8.9-12.5 177 11.9 10.0-14.1 19 1.5 0.9- 2.5
45-54 2,040 1,378 65.6 63.0-68.2 216 10.2 8.7-12.0 200 10.6 9.0-12.5 235 12.8 11.0-14.8 *** *** ***
55-64 2,342 1,605 66.7 64.2-69.1 210 8.3 7.0- 9.6 221 11.2 9.6-13.0 293 13.1 11.4-15.1 *** *** ***
65-74 2,084 1,389 66.4 63.7-68.9 174 8.0 6.7- 9.5 185 8.5 7.1-10.2 314 15.9 13.9-18.1 22 1.2 0.7- 2.0
75+ 1,502 947 60.2 56.8-63.4 123 9.2 7.1-11.9 100 7.0 5.5- 8.8 306 22.3 19.5-25.3 26 1.4 0.9- 2.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,448 554 40.3 37.0-43.8 163 12.2 10.1-14.6 204 14.1 11.9-16.6 462 28.4 25.5-31.5 65 5.0 3.8- 6.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,375 1,971 59.1 56.9-61.3 416 13.0 11.5-14.6 369 11.5 10.2-13.0 570 14.8 13.4-16.4 49 1.6 1.1- 2.3
Some Post-H.S. 3,184 2,199 69.4 67.4-71.4 322 10.7 9.4-12.2 300 9.8 8.5-11.2 350 9.7 8.5-11.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 3,666 3,035 81.8 80.1-83.3 281 8.6 7.5- 9.9 194 5.7 4.8- 6.7 149 3.7 3.1- 4.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,424 622 43.8 40.4-47.3 179 14.3 12.0-17.1 227 16.0 13.6-18.7 364 23.4 20.7-26.4 32 2.4 1.6- 3.6
$15,000- 24,999 2,007 969 46.3 43.4-49.2 284 14.6 12.7-16.7 268 14.6 12.7-16.8 444 21.6 19.4-24.0 42 2.8 2.0- 4.1
$25,000- 34,999 1,263 807 60.2 56.5-63.7 142 12.7 10.2-15.7 120 11.5 9.4-14.1 178 14.0 11.8-16.5 16 1.6 0.9- 2.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,424 1,041 70.1 66.9-73.1 138 9.9 8.1-12.0 130 9.9 8.1-12.1 108 9.3 7.4-11.7 *** *** ***
$50,000-74,999 1,382 1,113 77.6 74.7-80.3 115 10.5 8.5-12.8 85 6.4 5.0- 8.1 66 5.4 4.1- 7.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 2,193 1,907 85.9 83.7-87.7 136 6.6 5.3- 8.3 75 4.1 3.1- 5.4 73 3.4 2.5- 4.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,125 1,783 56.2 53.8-58.5 347 11.7 10.2-13.3 363 12.6 11.0-14.3 603 18.6 16.9-20.5 29 1.0 0.6- 1.7
No 8,455 5,919 67.4 66.1-68.7 829 10.9 10.1-11.9 696 9.3 8.5-10.1 908 10.9 10.1-11.8 103 1.5 1.2- 1.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,534 1,045 69.1 66.2-71.9 125 8.3 6.7-10.4 136 9.3 7.7-11.3 211 12.5 10.6-14.6 17 0.8 0.4- 1.4
Non-Veteran 10,174 6,735 64.3 63.1-65.5 1,064 11.5 10.6-12.4 932 10.0 9.3-10.8 1,325 12.7 11.9-13.6 118 1.5 1.2- 1.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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