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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 9,798 7,027 71.8 70.6-72.9 895 10.0 9.2-10.8 755 8.0 7.3- 8.7 1,053 9.6 8.9-10.4 68 0.6 0.4- 0.8
No 1,880 739 39.0 36.2-41.8 289 15.2 13.3-17.5 311 17.2 15.2-19.4 475 24.1 21.9-26.6 66 4.4 3.4- 5.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 177 *** *** *** 21 12.9 7.9-20.4 *** *** *** 26 15.0 9.1-23.6 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 3,493 2,453 68.7 66.6-70.7 335 11.0 9.6-12.5 264 8.3 7.2- 9.6 411 11.2 9.9-12.6 30 0.9 0.6- 1.3
Overweight 3,971 2,702 66.4 64.5-68.3 394 11.0 9.7-12.4 336 9.5 8.4-10.8 501 12.0 10.8-13.4 38 1.1 0.7- 1.6
Obese 3,315 2,022 59.8 57.5-62.0 360 11.2 9.8-12.8 383 12.1 10.7-13.7 504 15.0 13.5-16.6 46 1.9 1.3- 2.8
Current Smoker
No 9,420 6,598 69.0 67.7-70.2 907 10.3 9.4-11.2 744 8.5 7.8- 9.3 1,063 10.9 10.1-11.8 108 1.3 1.1- 1.7
Yes 2,130 1,084 50.0 47.3-52.8 265 14.2 12.3-16.2 313 15.3 13.5-17.4 444 18.9 16.9-21.0 24 1.6 1.0- 2.7
History of CVD**
Yes 1,411 763 53.1 49.7-56.5 144 10.5 8.6-12.8 168 12.3 10.3-14.8 311 22.4 19.6-25.4 25 1.6 1.0- 2.8
No 10,207 6,959 66.0 64.8-67.2 1,031 11.1 10.3-12.0 897 9.8 9.0-10.6 1,210 11.7 10.9-12.5 110 1.4 1.1- 1.7
Binge Drinker
No 10,096 6,769 66.0 64.7-67.2 1,014 10.8 10.0-11.7 895 9.5 8.7-10.3 1,311 12.5 11.7-13.3 107 1.3 1.0- 1.6
Yes 1,086 675 59.2 55.5-62.8 123 13.2 10.8-16.1 131 13.0 10.8-15.6 140 12.5 10.3-15.1 17 2.1 1.2- 3.7
Heavy Drinker
No 10,655 7,090 65.2 63.9-66.3 1,088 11.1 10.3-12.0 972 9.9 9.1-10.6 1,386 12.5 11.7-13.3 119 1.4 1.1- 1.7
Yes 509 337 62.4 56.9-67.6 49 11.4 8.2-15.7 50 11.1 8.0-15.1 69 13.9 10.6-18.1 *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 1,009 506 51.0 46.9-55.1 104 9.6 7.6-12.1 128 14.0 11.3-17.4 256 24.0 20.8-27.6 *** *** ***
No 10,644 7,249 66.0 64.8-67.2 1,077 11.2 10.4-12.0 932 9.6 8.9-10.4 1,268 11.8 11.0-12.6 118 1.4 1.1- 1.8
Current Asthma
Yes 919 550 58.1 53.5-62.6 108 12.6 9.7-16.1 102 12.8 10.1-16.1 152 16.1 13.1-19.6 *** *** ***
No 10,722 7,196 65.5 64.3-66.7 1,075 11.0 10.2-11.8 963 9.7 9.0-10.5 1,363 12.3 11.5-13.1 125 1.5 1.2- 1.8
Diabetes
Yes 1,530 848 54.4 51.0-57.6 151 9.7 8.0-11.7 201 12.9 10.9-15.1 300 20.5 17.8-23.4 30 2.6 1.6- 4.1
No 10,163 6,929 66.2 65.0-67.4 1,034 11.2 10.4-12.1 866 9.6 8.9-10.4 1,230 11.7 11.0-12.6 104 1.3 1.0- 1.6
Disability
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
Housing Stress***
Yes 1,475 681 46.7 43.4-50.0 187 12.4 10.5-14.7 235 15.9 13.7-18.4 347 22.8 20.2-25.7 25 2.1 1.4- 3.4
No 10,237 7,102 67.7 66.5-68.9 1,002 10.9 10.1-11.8 834 9.0 8.3- 9.8 1,189 11.1 10.3-11.9 110 1.3 1.0- 1.6

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Housing stress includes those who report always or usually worried about rent or mortgage payment.

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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