2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

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

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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 5,762 3,838 65.5 64.0-67.1 637 11.1 10.2-12.2 539 10.0 9.0-11.0 712 12.6 11.5-13.7 36 0.8 0.5- 1.2
GENDER
Male 2,610 1,650 62.8 60.4-65.0 281 10.5 9.2-12.0 260 10.0 8.7-11.5 393 15.5 13.8-17.4 26 1.2 0.7- 1.9
Female 3,152 2,188 68.1 66.0-70.2 356 11.7 10.3-13.2 279 10.0 8.6-11.5 319 9.8 8.6-11.3 *** *** ***
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,987 3,528 70.0 68.4-71.6 522 10.2 9.2-11.3 405 8.9 7.9-10.0 520 10.4 9.4-11.6 *** *** ***
No 757 301 40.0 35.7-44.3 112 15.8 12.9-19.3 133 16.5 13.6-19.9 188 24.8 21.0-29.1 23 2.9 1.8- 4.7
Body Mass Index
Underweight 77 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 1,469 1,032 69.1 66.1-71.9 148 9.7 8.0-11.6 132 9.5 7.8-11.5 148 11.0 9.1-13.2 *** *** ***
Overweight 1,849 1,236 64.6 61.8-67.3 204 11.9 10.1-14.0 175 10.7 8.9-12.7 227 12.4 10.6-14.5 *** *** ***
Obese 1,711 1,090 63.9 61.0-66.8 210 12.0 10.2-14.0 167 9.8 8.2-11.6 240 14.0 11.9-16.4 *** *** ***
Current Smoker
Yes 853 412 47.1 43.0-51.3 101 11.6 9.3-14.4 140 18.3 15.2-21.7 192 21.8 18.3-25.7 *** *** ***
No 4,666 3,274 69.2 67.5-70.8 501 10.9 9.8-12.1 375 8.5 7.5- 9.6 491 10.8 9.7-12.0 25 0.6 0.4- 1.0
History of CVD**
Yes 630 348 53.2 48.3-58.1 83 12.6 9.6-16.2 65 10.5 7.9-13.9 134 23.7 19.6-28.3 *** *** ***
No 5,085 3,465 67.1 65.4-68.7 548 10.9 9.9-12.0 466 9.8 8.8-10.9 570 11.3 10.2-12.5 36 0.9 0.6- 1.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 673 414 61.8 57.4-66.0 73 10.3 7.9-13.3 87 13.3 10.6-16.5 90 13.0 10.3-16.3 *** *** ***
No 4,629 3,145 66.6 64.8-68.3 508 11.1 10.0-12.3 401 9.5 8.4-10.6 554 12.3 11.1-13.6 21 0.5 0.3- 0.9
Heavy Drinker
Yes 300 201 63.5 56.7-69.8 28 9.0 5.9-13.5 39 16.0 11.4-21.8 31 11.4 7.6-16.8 *** *** ***
No 4,995 3,349 65.9 64.2-67.6 553 11.2 10.1-12.3 450 9.7 8.7-10.8 613 12.5 11.3-13.7 30 0.7 0.5- 1.1
COPD
Yes 425 214 51.5 45.3-57.6 36 7.8 5.4-11.2 55 12.9 9.4-17.4 120 27.8 22.4-33.9 *** *** ***
No 5,320 3,616 66.6 65.0-68.2 599 11.3 10.3-12.4 482 9.8 8.8-10.9 588 11.4 10.4-12.6 35 0.8 0.6- 1.2
Current Asthma
Yes 472 301 64.1 58.7-69.3 53 10.5 7.8-14.1 49 11.4 8.1-15.8 68 13.8 10.4-18.0 *** *** ***
No 5,264 3,520 65.7 64.0-67.3 581 11.2 10.1-12.3 489 9.9 8.9-11.0 639 12.4 11.3-13.6 35 0.8 0.6- 1.2
Diabetes
Yes 766 454 57.4 52.8-61.9 77 9.9 7.5-12.9 78 11.5 8.7-15.0 154 20.8 17.2-25.0 *** *** ***
No 4,985 3,379 66.7 65.0-68.3 559 11.3 10.3-12.4 459 9.8 8.8-10.9 555 11.4 10.3-12.6 33 0.8 0.5- 1.2
Functional Disability
Yes 1,625 912 52.9 49.7-56.0 189 11.7 9.8-13.8 177 12.3 10.3-14.6 335 22.3 19.6-25.2 *** *** ***
No 3,919 2,785 70.2 68.4-72.0 416 10.8 9.6-12.0 341 9.3 8.2-10.6 354 9.0 7.9-10.2 23 0.7 0.4- 1.1
Has two or more chronic diseases†
Yes 1,739 1,072 59.9 56.9-62.8 192 11.0 9.3-12.9 166 10.2 8.5-12.1 306 18.7 16.4-21.3 *** *** ***
No 4,020 2,764 67.5 65.7-69.3 445 11.2 10.0-12.4 373 9.9 8.8-11.2 405 10.4 9.2-11.7 33 1.0 0.6- 1.5

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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 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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