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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Females

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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
-FEMALES 3,516 2,358 66.8 64.8-68.7 379 11.3 10.0-12.8 356 10.3 9.0-11.6 403 10.9 9.7-12.3 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,363 1,674 71.1 68.8-73.4 231 10.3 8.7-12.0 209 8.8 7.4-10.4 245 9.6 8.3-11.2 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 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 *** *** ***
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 655 436 66.1 61.7-70.4 85 13.7 10.7-17.3 79 12.4 9.6-15.8 48 6.6 4.8- 9.0 *** *** ***
35-44 479 322 67.0 61.8-71.7 52 11.1 8.2-14.8 47 9.8 7.0-13.5 53 11.1 8.1-14.9 *** *** ***
45-54 557 382 70.7 66.1-74.9 57 9.1 6.7-12.1 58 9.6 7.1-12.8 58 10.4 7.7-14.0 *** *** ***
55-64 687 488 69.6 65.0-73.9 64 9.4 7.0-12.6 70 10.9 8.2-14.2 65 10.1 7.4-13.8 *** *** ***
65-74 660 435 65.9 61.2-70.3 64 9.0 6.8-11.8 64 8.6 6.2-11.9 96 16.2 12.9-20.3 *** *** ***
75+ 436 264 56.0 50.1-61.8 53 15.1 11.0-20.4 35 7.8 5.3-11.4 79 19.9 15.5-25.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 343 131 39.2 33.0-45.9 44 13.5 9.4-19.0 59 17.8 13.1-23.6 101 26.9 21.7-32.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 937 521 59.1 55.2-62.9 131 13.8 11.3-16.6 119 12.1 9.7-14.9 156 13.8 11.5-16.6 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,059 739 70.1 66.5-73.4 123 12.4 10.1-15.2 96 8.9 7.0-11.3 100 8.6 6.8-10.8 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,168 960 83.6 80.9-85.9 80 6.6 5.1- 8.4 82 6.6 5.1- 8.5 45 3.2 2.3- 4.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 385 164 44.2 38.1-50.5 49 12.9 9.2-17.7 74 16.8 12.7-21.9 96 25.4 20.4-31.3 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 606 320 52.3 47.2-57.4 74 13.7 10.4-17.7 89 16.4 12.7-21.1 116 16.0 12.8-19.8 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 314 209 64.3 57.3-70.8 40 14.3 9.9-20.2 33 11.1 7.4-16.5 30 9.7 6.3-14.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 434 320 74.3 68.5-79.4 51 11.5 8.0-16.3 39 9.1 6.1-13.5 23 5.0 3.0- 8.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 420 325 75.3 69.9-80.0 42 9.4 6.6-13.2 32 8.8 6.0-12.8 20 6.3 3.8-10.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 674 582 84.4 80.6-87.6 45 8.5 6.0-11.8 33 5.3 3.6- 7.8 14 1.8 0.9- 3.5 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 903 502 54.1 49.9-58.3 104 12.9 10.2-16.2 116 12.0 9.6-15.0 179 20.7 17.4-24.4 *** *** ***
No 2,254 1,597 70.0 67.6-72.4 235 10.6 9.1-12.4 203 9.8 8.3-11.6 201 8.6 7.3-10.1 18 0.9 0.6- 1.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,059 582 52.1 48.3-55.9 133 13.7 11.2-16.6 139 13.6 10.9-16.7 200 20.2 17.2-23.6 *** *** ***
No 2,370 1,729 72.9 70.7-75.1 232 10.1 8.6-11.8 205 8.9 7.6-10.5 191 7.4 6.2- 8.7 13 0.7 0.4- 1.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 86 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,429 2,291 66.6 64.6-68.6 372 11.4 10.1-12.9 347 10.3 9.1-11.7 399 11.0 9.8-12.3 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 940 654 68.5 64.9-71.8 92 10.6 8.4-13.2 111 12.2 9.9-14.9 80 8.5 6.7-10.8 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 797 533 65.9 61.7-69.8 104 13.1 10.4-16.3 67 9.7 7.4-12.7 87 10.6 8.2-13.5 *** *** ***
Rural 1,779 1,171 66.0 63.0-68.8 183 10.9 9.1-13.0 178 9.0 7.4-10.9 236 13.2 11.3-15.3 11 0.9 0.5- 1.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,589 1,153 72.0 69.2-74.6 167 10.4 8.7-12.3 156 10.6 8.8-12.7 110 6.9 5.5- 8.5 *** *** ***
Unemployed 130 77 66.9 57.0-75.6 17 10.9 6.2-18.6 16 9.2 5.2-15.6 17 10.7 6.1-18.0 *** *** ***
Retired 1,016 678 65.0 61.1-68.6 100 11.1 8.7-14.0 83 8.0 6.0-10.4 149 15.3 12.7-18.4 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 361 161 42.3 35.9-49.0 50 15.3 10.9-21.1 64 15.7 11.6-20.9 86 26.7 20.9-33.3 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 404 275 67.8 62.0-73.1 45 12.6 8.9-17.5 37 9.7 6.7-13.9 39 7.9 5.4-11.2 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 145 71 51.1 41.2-60.9 19 13.6 7.9-22.4 23 13.0 7.7-21.1 29 19.9 13.1-29.0 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 320 154 47.6 40.6-54.6 40 13.8 9.5-19.6 55 18.9 13.7-25.5 66 17.9 13.5-23.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 543 270 51.9 46.6-57.1 70 13.6 10.3-17.6 85 15.3 11.8-19.6 116 18.8 15.1-23.2 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 227 139 60.7 51.9-68.9 31 15.1 9.5-23.2 32 13.2 8.3-20.2 25 11.0 7.0-16.9 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,555 1,255 80.3 77.7-82.7 137 9.1 7.5-11.1 100 6.8 5.4- 8.6 60 3.6 2.6- 4.9 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 727 444 60.3 55.3-65.2 76 11.2 8.2-15.2 91 11.4 8.7-14.9 110 15.6 12.3-19.5 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,276 858 66.6 63.2-69.8 142 11.5 9.4-14.0 104 8.0 6.3-10.0 164 13.2 10.9-15.7 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,513 1,056 68.7 65.8-71.4 161 11.2 9.4-13.3 161 11.5 9.6-13.6 129 8.2 6.8-10.0 *** *** ***

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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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