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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Non-Hispanic Black

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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 6,461 4,167 63.6 62.2-65.1 699 11.2 10.2-12.2 699 11.3 10.4-12.4 845 12.9 11.9-13.9 51 1.0 0.7- 1.3
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,250 702 55.4 51.9-58.7 168 14.4 12.1-17.0 175 13.7 11.5-16.2 199 16.1 13.7-18.9 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 513 274 52.9 47.6-58.1 62 12.8 9.5-17.0 75 15.0 11.6-19.3 99 18.5 14.7-23.1 *** *** ***
Female 737 428 57.4 52.9-61.7 106 15.7 12.6-19.3 100 12.6 10.0-15.8 100 14.1 11.3-17.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 272 160 55.2 48.3-61.8 41 17.1 12.3-23.3 39 15.6 11.1-21.3 31 11.6 7.9-16.5 *** *** ***
35-44 184 117 61.0 52.0-69.3 25 15.2 9.9-22.6 22 11.9 7.3-18.9 20 11.9 6.8-20.0 *** *** ***
45-54 219 130 61.9 54.2-69.1 32 12.1 8.1-17.7 22 8.0 5.0-12.5 35 18.0 12.4-25.4 *** *** ***
55-64 270 151 53.3 45.8-60.7 27 10.8 7.0-16.5 43 18.0 12.6-25.1 47 16.7 11.8-23.1 *** *** ***
65-74 194 90 45.3 37.0-53.8 24 10.4 6.5-16.2 39 19.9 13.8-27.7 40 23.6 16.9-32.0 *** *** ***
75+ 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 53 32.7 24.4-42.3 23 14.9 9.0-23.8 36 22.8 15.6-32.2 42 28.3 20.2-38.3 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 440 204 47.1 41.5-52.8 64 14.9 11.2-19.4 71 15.8 12.1-20.3 99 21.9 17.6-26.9 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 345 218 61.6 55.2-67.5 48 16.9 12.5-22.5 39 10.4 7.2-14.8 38 10.5 7.2-15.0 *** *** ***
College Graduate 308 226 78.1 72.4-82.8 33 9.2 6.1-13.5 29 7.8 5.1-11.7 20 5.0 2.9- 8.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 189 74 38.4 30.3-47.3 33 16.4 11.0-23.8 34 17.1 11.1-25.5 46 26.0 18.7-34.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 260 124 47.8 40.4-55.2 33 12.8 8.6-18.7 48 18.5 13.4-25.0 54 20.5 14.8-27.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 141 81 53.8 43.5-63.8 16 15.1 8.5-25.4 21 12.5 7.1-21.1 22 18.4 11.7-27.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 150 101 69.4 59.8-77.5 25 16.1 10.3-24.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 128 87 65.5 54.8-74.8 *** *** *** 17 16.8 10.2-26.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 141 113 73.8 63.9-81.8 14 14.5 8.4-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 320 159 48.5 41.5-55.6 38 13.1 8.8-19.0 49 12.4 9.0-17.0 73 25.7 19.6-32.9 *** *** ***
No 826 477 55.9 51.7-60.0 117 15.0 12.2-18.4 115 14.9 12.1-18.2 113 13.7 11.1-16.8 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 386 187 45.3 39.2-51.5 47 13.5 9.7-18.4 64 14.4 10.8-19.1 86 26.5 20.8-33.0 *** *** ***
No 818 495 60.1 56.0-64.1 114 14.4 11.6-17.8 101 12.7 10.1-15.7 104 12.2 9.8-15.1 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 152 99 68.0 58.7-76.1 *** *** *** 16 8.7 4.9-14.9 23 15.2 9.3-23.9 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 1,098 603 53.7 50.1-57.3 154 15.2 12.6-18.1 159 14.3 11.9-17.1 176 16.2 13.7-19.2 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 448 259 57.9 52.6-63.0 61 13.5 10.2-17.6 65 14.2 11.0-18.3 62 14.2 10.9-18.4 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 236 136 56.3 48.6-63.7 32 14.9 10.0-21.6 28 12.3 8.0-18.4 38 15.1 10.4-21.4 *** *** ***
Rural 566 307 51.9 46.3-57.3 75 15.1 11.4-19.8 82 13.8 10.3-18.1 99 19.0 14.9-23.9 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 625 380 57.7 52.9-62.3 82 14.1 11.0-17.8 79 13.5 10.5-17.2 82 14.3 11.2-18.2 *** *** ***
Unemployed 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 17.5 9.9-28.9 *** *** ***
Retired 283 148 48.1 40.8-55.4 37 15.1 10.3-21.7 37 12.8 8.6-18.7 58 23.3 17.4-30.3 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 189 81 43.2 34.4-52.3 27 15.1 9.6-22.9 39 18.0 12.4-25.4 41 22.8 15.9-31.7 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 74 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 66 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 158 69 43.5 34.8-52.7 28 18.0 12.0-26.1 24 15.4 10.0-23.1 35 21.5 15.1-29.6 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 247 125 51.1 43.4-58.8 27 11.9 7.5-18.4 43 17.6 12.4-24.3 52 19.4 13.7-26.6 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 428 303 68.0 62.2-73.2 53 13.9 10.2-18.7 40 10.7 7.5-15.0 30 7.3 4.7-11.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 323 172 49.5 42.0-57.0 38 15.5 10.0-23.2 53 16.5 11.6-23.1 58 17.9 13.1-24.0 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 379 212 55.1 49.0-61.1 57 15.3 11.5-20.2 42 10.0 7.1-14.0 65 18.4 13.9-23.9 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 548 318 57.4 52.5-62.1 73 13.5 10.5-17.2 80 14.7 11.5-18.5 76 14.4 11.2-18.3 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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