NC Department of Health and Human Services
N.C. State Center for Health Statistics Home
N.C. Public Health Home

2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason?

View results for a demographic group:
Select a different topic:
View results for a different geographical area:
  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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,715 1,076 60.5 57.7-63.3 184 11.7 9.9-13.7 176 11.4 9.7-13.4 243 13.7 12.0-15.7 36 2.7 1.8- 4.1
Female 2,240 1,527 67.7 65.3-69.9 227 10.6 9.2-12.3 215 9.6 8.3-11.1 249 10.8 9.4-12.5 22 1.3 0.8- 2.0
RACE
White 2,762 1,971 69.0 66.9-71.1 243 9.9 8.6-11.4 221 8.6 7.4-10.0 310 11.5 10.1-13.0 *** *** ***
African American 814 435 54.4 50.3-58.4 124 15.4 12.7-18.7 119 14.5 12.0-17.6 126 13.9 11.5-16.7 *** *** ***
Other minorities 324 162 51.4 45.0-57.9 40 11.4 7.9-16.0 47 14.9 10.9-20.1 48 12.7 9.3-17.2 27 9.6 6.4-14.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 322 134 38.2 32.3-44.4 42 13.7 9.9-18.5 51 17.4 12.9-23.1 59 17.7 13.5-22.8 36 13.0 9.4-17.8
Non-Hispanic 3,603 2,445 66.6 64.7-68.5 367 10.9 9.7-12.3 338 9.8 8.7-11.0 431 11.8 10.6-13.1 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 736 423 59.4 55.3-63.3 114 14.9 12.3-17.9 88 11.2 9.0-14.0 80 10.2 8.1-12.8 31 4.2 2.8- 6.4
35-54 1,192 789 66.0 62.9-69.0 136 10.9 9.0-13.0 126 10.6 8.8-12.8 125 11.2 9.3-13.5 16 1.3 0.8- 2.1
55-64 766 523 67.2 63.3-70.8 68 8.2 6.3-10.5 71 10.2 7.9-13.0 101 14.2 11.6-17.3 *** *** ***
65-74 695 475 66.1 61.9-70.1 53 7.2 5.4- 9.6 62 9.4 7.1-12.2 101 16.5 13.4-20.1 *** *** ***
75+ 495 342 65.5 60.3-70.4 33 8.5 5.5-12.8 38 8.3 5.8-11.8 79 16.7 13.3-20.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 484 157 35.5 30.4-40.9 67 13.8 10.5-17.9 87 17.4 13.8-21.6 142 25.6 21.5-30.2 31 7.7 5.0-11.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 995 582 58.5 54.8-62.2 129 13.6 11.2-16.4 112 11.6 9.4-14.2 158 14.9 12.5-17.6 14 1.4 0.8- 2.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,010 688 68.5 65.1-71.8 95 10.1 8.0-12.5 106 10.2 8.2-12.5 113 10.2 8.3-12.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,451 1,164 79.9 77.4-82.1 119 8.7 7.1-10.5 85 6.1 4.8- 7.8 78 5.0 3.9- 6.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 440 172 39.9 34.5-45.6 68 15.5 11.8-20.2 62 14.0 10.7-18.1 124 26.1 21.6-31.1 14 4.5 2.5- 7.9
$15,000- 24,999 614 287 45.4 40.7-50.2 93 16.2 13.0-20.0 90 15.7 12.5-19.6 125 17.8 14.6-21.4 19 4.9 2.7- 8.6
$25,000- 34,999 353 220 60.1 53.9-66.0 34 9.3 6.4-13.3 46 14.5 10.6-19.5 51 15.5 11.4-20.6 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 434 298 64.5 58.7-70.0 49 12.9 9.3-17.7 46 11.5 8.3-15.7 38 10.1 7.0-14.3 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 1,339 1,112 81.6 79.0-84.0 101 7.7 6.2- 9.5 73 6.2 4.8- 8.1 49 4.1 3.0- 5.6 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 963 570 56.1 52.2-59.9 102 10.9 8.7-13.6 108 12.9 10.5-15.8 177 19.4 16.5-22.6 *** *** ***
No 2,846 1,952 66.8 64.7-68.9 286 11.0 9.7-12.5 263 9.7 8.5-11.1 295 10.2 9.0-11.6 50 2.3 1.6- 3.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 470 324 64.0 58.5-69.2 46 12.1 8.9-16.3 35 8.4 5.8-12.0 63 14.9 11.3-19.4 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,475 2,274 64.2 62.2-66.1 362 11.0 9.8-12.3 355 10.7 9.5-12.1 428 11.9 10.7-13.2 56 2.2 1.6- 3.0
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,506 955 61.8 58.7-64.7 172 11.9 10.0-14.0 167 11.8 10.0-14.0 187 12.3 10.4-14.4 25 2.2 1.3- 3.8
No 2,449 1,648 65.6 63.3-67.9 239 10.7 9.3-12.3 224 9.6 8.3-11.2 305 12.2 10.8-13.8 33 1.8 1.2- 2.6

Back to Oral Health.

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.

BRFSS Home | Annual Questionnaires | Technical Notes

This page was generated on 16SEP15.

SCHS Home | FAQs | Contacts