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2014 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 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
GENDER
Male 3,073 1,939 61.6 59.5-63.6 312 11.1 9.8-12.6 337 11.4 10.2-12.9 431 13.6 12.3-15.1 54 2.3 1.6- 3.2
Female 4,119 2,774 66.5 64.8-68.3 407 10.5 9.4-11.8 395 9.7 8.7-10.8 508 12.1 11.0-13.4 35 1.1 0.8- 1.6
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,230 4,377 70.0 68.6-71.4 557 9.6 8.7-10.6 542 8.7 7.9- 9.6 716 10.8 9.9-11.8 38 0.8 0.5- 1.3
No 938 324 34.1 30.6-37.7 157 16.9 14.2-19.9 187 19.8 17.0-22.9 219 23.2 20.2-26.3 51 6.1 4.5- 8.2
Body Mass Index
Underweight 102 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 22 18.8 11.6-28.9 *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,113 1,495 68.6 66.0-71.0 189 11.0 9.3-12.9 186 8.9 7.5-10.4 224 10.4 9.0-12.1 19 1.2 0.7- 1.9
Overweight 2,373 1,605 67.1 64.7-69.3 243 10.8 9.3-12.5 210 9.3 8.0-10.8 293 11.9 10.4-13.5 22 0.9 0.6- 1.5
Obese 1,961 1,173 58.6 55.9-61.2 210 10.4 8.9-12.2 237 12.6 10.9-14.5 319 16.5 14.6-18.6 22 1.9 1.1- 3.4
Current Smoker
Yes 1,152 566 50.2 46.8-53.7 157 13.1 10.9-15.5 160 14.7 12.4-17.4 254 20.7 18.1-23.6 15 1.3 0.7- 2.2
No 5,744 3,967 67.8 66.3-69.3 526 10.1 9.2-11.2 531 9.4 8.5-10.3 648 10.9 10.0-11.9 72 1.8 1.3- 2.4
History of CVD**
Yes 938 516 51.3 47.3-55.2 104 10.7 8.6-13.2 106 11.8 9.6-14.5 205 24.7 21.4-28.4 *** *** ***
No 6,179 4,161 65.7 64.2-67.1 604 10.8 9.9-11.9 617 10.4 9.5-11.3 717 11.5 10.6-12.5 80 1.7 1.3- 2.2
Binge Drinker
Yes 697 446 61.2 56.8-65.4 76 11.9 9.3-15.2 86 13.8 11.0-17.2 80 11.9 9.4-15.1 *** *** ***
No 6,018 3,970 65.1 63.6-66.5 584 10.3 9.4-11.3 587 9.9 9.0-10.8 803 13.1 12.1-14.1 74 1.7 1.3- 2.2
Heavy Drinker
Yes 309 203 59.3 52.3-65.9 33 13.2 9.2-18.7 31 12.0 8.1-17.4 38 14.1 9.7-20.0 *** *** ***
No 6,412 4,216 64.8 63.3-66.2 631 10.5 9.6-11.5 640 10.2 9.4-11.2 845 12.9 11.9-13.9 80 1.6 1.2- 2.1
COPD
Yes 634 317 48.9 44.1-53.7 67 8.2 6.2-10.8 79 13.3 10.5-16.7 170 28.7 24.5-33.3 *** *** ***
No 6,518 4,372 65.4 64.0-66.8 646 11.0 10.1-12.1 651 10.3 9.5-11.3 762 11.5 10.6-12.5 87 1.7 1.3- 2.2
Current Asthma
Yes 561 338 60.8 55.6-65.7 52 8.6 6.3-11.7 60 10.5 7.8-14.2 105 18.2 14.7-22.5 *** *** ***
No 6,587 4,346 64.4 63.0-65.8 660 11.0 10.0-12.0 668 10.5 9.7-11.5 830 12.4 11.5-13.4 83 1.7 1.3- 2.1
Diabetes
Yes 965 529 52.1 48.2-55.9 101 10.1 8.1-12.5 125 13.7 11.2-16.6 202 22.7 19.6-26.2 *** *** ***
No 6,208 4,172 65.6 64.2-67.1 615 10.9 10.0-11.9 607 10.2 9.3-11.1 734 11.6 10.7-12.6 80 1.7 1.3- 2.2
Disability
Yes 1,908 1,114 55.9 53.1-58.7 200 10.3 8.8-12.1 216 12.5 10.8-14.5 365 20.2 18.1-22.6 *** *** ***
No 5,029 3,457 67.1 65.5-68.7 485 10.8 9.8-12.0 475 9.7 8.8-10.7 540 10.5 9.5-11.5 72 1.8 1.4- 2.4
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,381 1,446 58.6 56.2-61.0 222 8.6 7.4-10.0 244 10.9 9.5-12.6 454 20.8 18.9-23.0 *** *** ***
No 4,805 3,261 66.1 64.5-67.7 497 11.6 10.5-12.8 488 10.4 9.4-11.5 485 10.0 9.1-11.1 74 1.9 1.4- 2.5

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

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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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