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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,192 4,713 64.2 62.8-65.5 719 10.8 9.9-11.8 732 10.5 9.7-11.4 939 12.8 12.0-13.8 89 1.7 1.3- 2.1
-Eastern NC 2,243 1,459 64.7 62.2-67.1 222 10.1 8.7-11.9 242 10.6 9.1-12.2 294 13.2 11.5-15.0 26 1.4 0.9- 2.3
GENDER
Male 934 593 64.1 60.3-67.7 90 9.7 7.6-12.1 109 11.0 8.9-13.4 127 13.4 10.9-16.3 *** *** ***
Female 1,309 866 65.2 61.9-68.4 132 10.6 8.6-13.1 133 10.2 8.3-12.4 167 13.0 10.9-15.4 *** *** ***
RACE
White 1,452 1,016 69.2 66.2-72.1 133 9.8 8.0-11.9 119 8.3 6.7-10.2 174 11.8 10.0-14.0 *** *** ***
African American 569 321 56.7 51.6-61.7 59 10.7 7.7-14.6 90 14.1 11.1-17.6 92 17.4 13.7-21.8 *** *** ***
Other minorities 197 105 56.5 47.4-65.1 27 10.4 6.5-16.5 31 16.2 10.8-23.5 25 9.9 6.3-15.2 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Hispanic 128 67 53.6 43.8-63.2 15 9.8 5.4-17.1 25 21.1 14.0-30.4 12 8.7 4.8-15.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 2,104 1,382 65.3 62.7-67.8 206 10.1 8.6-11.9 217 9.9 8.5-11.6 282 13.5 11.8-15.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 396 251 64.6 59.1-69.7 53 13.2 9.8-17.6 47 10.3 7.5-14.0 39 10.2 7.3-14.0 *** *** ***
35-54 615 410 67.8 63.4-71.8 62 9.1 6.9-11.8 76 11.3 8.9-14.2 58 10.6 7.9-14.0 *** *** ***
55-64 515 342 65.8 60.9-70.4 44 7.4 5.4-10.1 50 10.5 7.8-14.1 74 15.4 12.1-19.5 *** *** ***
65-74 420 284 61.9 55.9-67.4 30 7.5 5.0-11.0 42 10.1 7.2-14.0 61 18.9 14.3-24.7 *** *** ***
75+ 276 157 53.9 46.9-60.7 30 12.1 8.1-17.7 26 9.7 6.3-14.7 60 22.8 17.3-29.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 105 40.3 33.5-47.4 32 8.9 6.0-13.2 57 19.9 15.1-25.7 81 25.9 20.2-32.5 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 683 394 59.5 55.0-63.9 81 13.5 10.5-17.2 94 11.6 9.1-14.7 107 14.1 11.3-17.4 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 638 444 72.2 67.9-76.1 60 9.3 6.8-12.5 55 7.7 5.7-10.3 73 10.2 7.8-13.3 *** *** ***
College Graduate 626 510 80.9 76.9-84.3 48 7.1 5.1- 9.7 35 6.0 4.1- 8.5 33 6.1 4.1- 9.0 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 278 110 44.7 37.6-52.1 35 11.6 7.9-16.8 57 19.2 14.4-25.2 72 23.3 17.8-29.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 375 187 52.4 46.0-58.7 47 12.0 8.4-16.9 58 14.0 10.5-18.4 77 20.2 15.6-25.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 247 162 65.2 57.4-72.3 25 9.3 5.9-14.3 23 10.0 5.9-16.3 33 13.4 9.0-19.3 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 265 194 71.1 64.3-77.2 26 10.9 7.2-16.3 23 7.7 5.0-11.8 21 9.7 6.0-15.3 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 647 519 77.5 73.0-81.5 50 8.6 6.0-12.1 36 5.9 4.1- 8.5 38 6.4 4.4- 9.3 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 643 366 56.6 51.7-61.3 69 9.4 7.1-12.2 79 12.2 9.5-15.5 123 20.2 16.6-24.4 *** *** ***
No 1,511 1,040 67.9 64.9-70.7 144 10.4 8.6-12.5 147 9.6 8.0-11.6 162 10.8 9.0-12.9 18 1.3 0.8- 2.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 371 274 76.7 71.5-81.2 26 6.6 4.3-10.0 28 7.1 4.7-10.5 41 8.9 6.3-12.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,869 1,183 62.4 59.6-65.1 196 10.9 9.2-12.8 214 11.3 9.7-13.1 252 14.0 12.1-16.1 24 1.6 0.9- 2.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,874 1,198 63.8 61.0-66.4 187 10.0 8.4-11.9 206 10.6 9.1-12.4 261 14.1 12.2-16.1 22 1.5 0.9- 2.6
No 369 261 70.4 64.3-75.9 35 10.9 7.3-15.9 36 10.1 6.9-14.6 33 7.6 4.9-11.5 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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