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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Males

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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
-MALES 2,945 1,809 60.2 58.0-62.4 320 11.0 9.7-12.5 343 12.5 11.1-14.1 442 15.0 13.4-16.7 31 1.3 0.8- 2.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,966 1,300 64.5 61.8-67.1 193 9.9 8.4-11.7 197 11.1 9.4-13.0 275 14.5 12.6-16.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 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 *** *** ***
Other 51 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 671 396 57.2 52.7-61.5 86 12.1 9.5-15.3 99 16.6 13.5-20.2 79 12.0 9.4-15.3 11 2.1 1.0- 4.2
35-44 403 238 58.5 52.6-64.2 53 13.3 9.8-17.9 50 12.2 9.0-16.4 52 13.8 10.0-18.9 *** *** ***
45-54 489 287 60.4 55.1-65.4 66 11.1 8.4-14.6 58 11.8 8.8-15.7 76 16.4 12.7-20.9 *** *** ***
55-64 569 358 63.2 58.2-67.9 47 8.6 6.2-11.9 74 12.4 9.4-16.1 86 14.8 11.5-18.8 *** *** ***
65-74 523 340 66.3 61.3-71.0 46 9.2 6.5-12.8 42 7.5 5.2-10.7 93 16.6 13.2-20.7 *** *** ***
75+ 254 172 62.1 54.3-69.3 18 7.5 4.3-12.6 14 5.4 2.9-10.0 49 24.6 18.2-32.3 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 358 107 30.5 25.1-36.6 47 13.1 9.4-18.0 61 16.5 12.2-21.9 127 35.8 29.8-42.1 16 4.1 2.3- 7.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 835 452 55.3 51.2-59.3 98 10.9 8.7-13.7 120 15.2 12.4-18.4 156 17.1 14.3-20.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 815 519 63.9 59.9-67.8 97 12.8 10.3-15.9 94 12.1 9.7-15.1 102 10.7 8.5-13.4 *** *** ***
College Graduate 931 727 80.6 77.6-83.2 78 7.4 5.8- 9.4 67 7.3 5.6- 9.5 56 4.3 3.2- 5.9 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 247 98 35.2 28.4-42.8 38 13.2 9.0-18.9 32 14.8 9.4-22.4 71 33.5 26.2-41.8 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 437 178 42.1 36.6-47.8 61 12.5 9.4-16.5 78 18.5 14.4-23.4 112 25.0 20.3-30.5 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 289 140 47.8 41.0-54.7 41 14.9 10.2-21.2 47 15.6 11.2-21.2 58 20.4 15.4-26.5 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 351 210 57.6 51.1-63.9 40 11.0 7.8-15.4 42 13.7 9.6-19.2 57 17.2 12.6-23.0 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 409 283 64.5 58.5-70.1 40 12.9 9.1-17.9 48 13.2 9.6-18.0 37 9.2 6.2-13.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 760 632 82.2 78.7-85.3 51 6.6 4.8- 9.0 47 7.4 5.5-10.1 29 3.6 2.3- 5.7 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 674 378 52.2 47.4-57.1 72 11.1 8.3-14.6 82 13.2 10.0-17.2 137 22.6 18.6-27.2 *** *** ***
No 1,872 1,180 61.7 59.0-64.4 200 11.1 9.5-13.0 215 12.5 10.8-14.5 258 13.4 11.7-15.5 19 1.2 0.7- 2.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 774 415 50.6 46.2-55.1 82 11.5 8.9-14.7 105 12.7 10.0-16.0 166 24.3 20.4-28.6 *** *** ***
No 2,089 1,355 63.8 61.2-66.2 231 11.1 9.6-12.9 224 12.2 10.6-14.1 255 11.5 10.0-13.3 24 1.4 0.9- 2.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 848 581 71.4 67.7-74.8 77 8.5 6.6-10.9 71 8.1 6.2-10.6 119 12.0 9.8-14.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,095 1,227 56.8 54.2-59.4 242 11.7 10.1-13.5 272 13.9 12.1-15.8 323 15.9 14.0-18.0 31 1.7 1.1- 2.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 818 526 64.8 61.0-68.5 90 10.6 8.4-13.2 106 12.8 10.4-15.6 81 9.7 7.6-12.3 15 2.1 1.2- 3.9
Regional City or Suburban County 660 419 61.0 56.5-65.3 63 9.9 7.5-13.0 68 12.1 9.3-15.7 104 16.2 13.1-19.9 *** *** ***
Rural 1,467 864 56.0 52.6-59.3 167 12.0 9.9-14.4 169 12.5 10.3-15.0 257 18.6 16.1-21.5 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,745 1,096 61.5 58.7-64.2 185 10.7 9.1-12.6 216 13.4 11.6-15.5 225 13.1 11.2-15.2 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1
Unemployed 128 *** *** *** 19 10.5 6.3-16.9 24 15.5 9.7-24.0 26 21.7 13.7-32.5 *** *** ***
Retired 731 490 64.8 60.4-69.0 65 9.7 7.3-12.7 50 6.7 4.8- 9.4 125 18.6 15.2-22.4 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 225 87 35.5 28.1-43.8 32 14.9 9.8-22.0 42 20.3 13.9-28.7 61 27.6 20.8-35.7 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 104 74 75.1 64.8-83.2 18 14.5 8.4-23.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 65 *** *** *** 12 12.8 6.6-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 258 95 34.7 28.2-41.8 43 16.0 11.4-22.2 46 18.3 13.1-24.9 64 27.3 21.0-34.8 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 411 179 42.8 37.0-48.9 48 11.1 7.7-15.6 73 19.8 15.3-25.3 104 24.8 19.8-30.6 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 203 101 52.2 44.1-60.3 31 14.4 9.7-21.0 26 11.8 7.7-17.9 44 20.6 14.8-28.0 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,507 1,108 71.6 68.7-74.4 131 9.5 7.8-11.5 140 10.4 8.6-12.5 125 8.3 6.7-10.2 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 568 317 53.0 47.5-58.4 65 13.3 9.6-18.1 72 15.0 11.1-20.0 112 18.4 14.8-22.6 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,074 646 57.5 53.8-61.2 120 10.8 8.7-13.2 117 11.8 9.6-14.6 182 18.6 15.7-21.9 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,303 846 63.9 60.8-66.9 135 10.5 8.7-12.6 154 12.2 10.3-14.5 148 11.7 9.8-14.1 20 1.6 0.9- 2.8

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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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