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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

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
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 869 554 60.6 56.5-64.5 80 12.2 9.4-15.6 93 11.1 8.9-13.8 137 15.3 12.7-18.4 *** *** ***
Region 3 675 456 66.3 62.0-70.4 64 10.1 7.6-13.2 53 8.6 6.4-11.5 92 13.1 10.4-16.4 *** *** ***
Region 4 1,470 939 62.9 60.0-65.8 158 11.1 9.3-13.1 161 11.8 9.9-14.0 195 12.8 10.9-14.8 17 1.5 0.9- 2.4
Region 5 1,054 711 64.8 61.1-68.3 105 10.8 8.7-13.3 96 9.7 7.7-12.0 125 12.1 9.9-14.6 17 2.7 1.4- 5.0
Region 6 539 360 66.6 61.6-71.2 49 9.9 7.1-13.5 58 11.0 8.3-14.5 64 10.6 8.1-13.9 *** *** ***
Region 7 1,020 669 63.7 60.0-67.2 110 11.7 9.3-14.5 110 10.4 8.4-12.8 120 12.8 10.5-15.6 11 1.4 0.7- 2.8
Region 8 874 576 66.7 62.8-70.4 93 10.4 8.3-12.9 82 9.8 7.6-12.5 112 11.8 9.4-14.6 11 1.4 0.7- 2.6
Region 9 & 10 691 448 64.2 59.8-68.5 60 9.2 6.8-12.5 79 10.8 8.3-13.8 94 14.2 11.3-17.6 *** *** ***
STATE REGIONS
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
Piedmont 3,955 2,603 64.2 62.4-66.0 411 11.1 10.0-12.4 391 10.5 9.4-11.7 492 12.2 11.1-13.5 58 2.0 1.4- 2.7
Western NC 994 651 62.8 59.1-66.4 86 10.7 8.3-13.7 99 10.7 8.6-13.2 153 15.1 12.7-17.8 *** *** ***
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 635 431 65.0 60.3-69.4 52 10.4 7.6-14.2 63 10.5 8.0-13.6 86 13.3 10.6-16.6 *** *** ***
Northwest 1,175 764 62.5 59.2-65.8 113 10.5 8.5-12.9 108 10.5 8.6-12.9 176 14.9 12.7-17.5 14 1.5 0.9- 2.6
Charlotte 1,209 761 63.0 59.8-66.2 135 11.6 9.6-13.9 138 11.6 9.6-13.9 159 12.2 10.3-14.4 16 1.6 0.9- 2.7
Greensboro 851 555 63.2 59.1-67.1 86 10.5 8.3-13.3 82 9.9 7.8-12.6 113 13.4 10.9-16.3 15 2.9 1.4- 5.8
Southern Regional 627 400 65.5 60.9-69.7 63 10.1 7.6-13.3 68 10.3 7.9-13.4 88 12.2 9.6-15.3 *** *** ***
Southeast 588 413 70.3 65.5-74.6 57 10.4 7.8-13.8 47 8.0 5.7-11.1 64 9.9 7.1-13.5 *** *** ***
Wake 1,063 729 65.8 62.2-69.2 109 11.4 9.2-14.1 102 10.2 8.2-12.6 109 10.9 8.8-13.4 14 1.7 0.9- 3.1
Area L & Eastern 1,044 660 63.0 59.4-66.4 104 10.4 8.3-13.1 124 11.0 9.0-13.4 144 14.3 12.0-17.1 12 1.2 0.7- 2.3

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

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