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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 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
-Piedmont NC 6,269 4,190 65.8 64.2-67.3 651 11.2 10.2-12.3 574 10.0 9.0-11.0 782 11.7 10.8-12.8 72 1.3 1.0- 1.7
GENDER
Male 2,493 1,568 62.2 59.7-64.6 268 11.6 10.0-13.4 245 10.5 9.1-12.1 369 14.0 12.4-15.8 43 1.7 1.2- 2.4
Female 3,776 2,622 69.1 67.1-71.0 383 10.9 9.6-12.2 329 9.5 8.3-10.9 413 9.6 8.5-10.8 29 0.9 0.5- 1.5
RACE
White 4,558 3,212 69.7 67.9-71.4 425 10.3 9.1-11.7 369 8.9 7.9-10.1 526 10.5 9.5-11.7 26 0.5 0.3- 0.9
African American 1,172 673 56.0 52.3-59.6 166 14.6 12.2-17.4 148 13.5 11.1-16.3 170 14.9 12.4-17.8 15 1.0 0.6- 1.8
Other minorities 480 263 59.4 53.5-65.0 56 10.1 7.4-13.6 53 10.2 7.2-14.3 79 13.4 10.1-17.5 29 6.9 4.5-10.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 405 205 50.5 44.6-56.5 53 14.2 10.4-19.0 43 9.6 6.8-13.3 73 16.7 13.0-21.3 31 9.0 6.3-12.8
Non-Hispanic 5,840 3,971 67.0 65.4-68.6 598 11.0 10.0-12.2 531 10.0 9.1-11.1 700 11.3 10.3-12.4 40 0.7 0.4- 1.1
AGE
18-34 1,152 725 64.0 60.6-67.3 165 15.1 12.7-17.9 119 10.0 8.2-12.1 115 8.5 7.0-10.4 28 2.3 1.5- 3.6
35-54 2,082 1,429 66.4 63.8-68.9 219 10.7 9.2-12.4 200 10.4 8.8-12.3 218 11.7 10.0-13.6 16 0.8 0.5- 1.4
55-64 1,175 816 69.0 65.5-72.3 101 7.0 5.6- 8.8 109 11.3 9.1-13.9 142 12.0 9.7-14.8 *** *** ***
65-74 1,026 695 67.9 64.1-71.4 83 7.2 5.6- 9.4 88 9.1 7.1-11.6 151 15.0 12.4-18.1 *** *** ***
75+ 770 482 61.0 56.5-65.4 71 9.4 6.9-12.6 52 6.4 4.6- 8.8 154 22.2 18.4-26.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 752 296 42.1 37.5-46.9 84 11.6 9.0-14.8 98 13.8 10.8-17.5 243 28.5 24.6-32.8 31 3.9 2.7- 5.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,713 995 59.8 56.6-62.8 226 13.6 11.5-16.0 196 12.0 10.2-14.2 269 13.0 11.3-15.1 27 1.6 1.0- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,697 1,166 69.4 66.5-72.1 177 10.8 9.0-13.0 164 10.0 8.3-12.0 181 9.1 7.6-10.9 *** *** ***
College Graduate 2,084 1,718 81.5 79.3-83.6 160 8.9 7.4-10.8 114 5.6 4.5- 7.0 88 3.7 2.9- 4.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 687 284 41.9 37.1-46.8 92 14.8 11.5-18.9 117 17.4 14.1-21.4 179 23.9 20.0-28.3 15 2.0 1.1- 3.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,028 484 47.0 43.0-51.0 157 15.8 13.2-18.9 132 13.7 11.1-16.8 231 20.4 17.5-23.6 24 3.2 1.9- 5.3
$25,000- 34,999 648 400 59.7 54.4-64.8 79 14.2 10.4-19.3 68 11.2 8.4-14.6 91 13.3 10.4-16.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 764 562 70.5 66.1-74.6 72 10.8 8.3-13.9 73 10.7 8.2-13.8 55 7.9 5.5-11.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 2,069 1,747 82.9 80.7-85.0 151 8.2 6.7- 9.9 92 4.9 3.8- 6.2 75 3.9 3.0- 5.2 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,548 882 55.9 52.6-59.2 178 11.8 9.9-14.0 187 13.8 11.4-16.5 290 18.0 15.6-20.7 *** *** ***
No 4,656 3,266 68.2 66.4-69.9 465 11.1 9.9-12.4 382 9.1 8.1-10.2 484 10.2 9.1-11.3 59 1.5 1.1- 2.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 767 517 68.5 64.3-72.4 63 8.0 5.8-11.1 72 10.8 8.4-13.8 107 11.9 9.5-14.8 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 5,499 3,670 65.4 63.7-67.1 588 11.6 10.5-12.8 502 9.9 8.9-11.0 675 11.7 10.7-12.9 64 1.3 1.0- 1.8

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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.

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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