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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Non-Hispanic White

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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 White 4,329 2,974 67.9 66.2-69.7 424 10.1 9.0-11.3 406 9.9 8.8-11.1 520 12.0 10.8-13.2 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 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 *** *** ***
Female 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 *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 750 508 67.1 62.9-71.0 92 11.9 9.3-15.0 90 12.9 10.3-16.1 60 8.2 6.1-10.8 *** *** ***
35-44 490 335 67.1 62.0-71.8 51 11.1 8.1-14.9 46 9.4 6.8-12.8 58 12.5 9.3-16.6 *** *** ***
45-54 665 454 68.0 63.7-72.1 69 9.3 7.1-12.0 72 11.2 8.6-14.5 69 11.4 8.7-14.8 *** *** ***
55-64 886 632 71.3 67.4-74.9 75 8.2 6.2-10.8 91 9.7 7.5-12.3 88 10.8 8.3-13.9 *** *** ***
65-74 930 645 70.4 66.6-73.9 79 8.6 6.7-11.1 65 6.0 4.4- 8.3 141 15.0 12.3-18.0 *** *** ***
75+ 569 376 62.2 57.0-67.0 52 10.3 7.5-14.2 37 6.5 4.4- 9.6 100 19.9 16.1-24.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 311 103 36.2 29.7-43.2 36 12.4 8.4-18.0 45 13.2 9.2-18.4 127 38.2 31.9-45.0 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,101 642 61.1 57.6-64.6 134 11.6 9.5-14.1 131 12.2 9.9-14.9 190 14.7 12.4-17.3 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 1,310 905 69.4 66.3-72.4 148 11.6 9.6-13.9 125 10.1 8.3-12.4 131 8.8 7.1-10.7 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,599 1,318 83.9 81.7-85.8 105 6.2 5.0- 7.7 105 6.4 5.1- 8.0 71 3.5 2.7- 4.7 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 314 130 40.5 33.7-47.7 41 12.4 8.6-17.7 53 14.4 9.9-20.6 90 32.6 26.0-40.0 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 558 258 47.2 41.9-52.5 74 14.0 10.7-18.2 86 15.6 12.1-19.9 139 23.1 19.0-27.7 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 368 220 58.4 52.1-64.5 51 14.7 10.5-20.3 41 12.0 8.5-16.7 56 14.8 10.9-19.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 554 383 66.7 61.3-71.7 53 9.5 6.7-13.4 62 12.6 9.3-16.9 56 11.2 8.2-15.2 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 623 471 71.9 67.2-76.2 57 10.9 8.1-14.4 54 9.7 7.1-13.2 40 7.3 5.0-10.5 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,184 1,014 84.7 82.0-87.1 75 6.6 5.0- 8.6 63 6.1 4.6- 8.0 32 2.6 1.7- 4.1 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,103 638 55.1 51.3-58.9 124 12.1 9.8-14.9 130 12.3 9.9-15.3 210 20.4 17.4-23.8 *** *** ***
No 2,716 1,981 72.2 70.0-74.2 242 9.1 7.8-10.6 220 8.7 7.5-10.2 269 9.8 8.5-11.3 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,223 689 53.7 50.1-57.2 146 12.7 10.5-15.4 147 11.9 9.7-14.6 239 21.5 18.6-24.8 *** *** ***
No 3,025 2,239 73.1 71.1-75.1 266 9.1 7.9-10.5 250 9.3 8.0-10.7 268 8.4 7.3- 9.7 *** *** ***
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 682 477 72.0 67.9-75.8 60 8.2 6.1-10.9 55 8.1 5.9-11.0 90 11.7 9.2-14.7 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,646 2,497 67.3 65.3-69.2 363 10.4 9.2-11.7 351 10.2 9.0-11.5 430 12.0 10.7-13.4 *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 991 759 75.6 72.4-78.6 78 8.4 6.6-10.7 94 9.8 7.9-12.1 60 6.2 4.6- 8.1 *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 1,032 701 65.5 61.9-69.0 110 10.9 8.8-13.5 84 10.0 7.9-12.6 134 13.3 11.0-16.1 *** *** ***
Rural 2,307 1,515 64.4 61.8-67.0 236 10.7 9.1-12.5 228 9.9 8.3-11.7 326 14.9 13.0-17.0 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,164 1,574 71.6 69.2-73.9 202 9.3 7.9-10.9 208 10.4 8.9-12.1 180 8.7 7.3-10.4 *** *** ***
Unemployed 122 *** *** *** 15 9.2 5.1-16.1 22 15.4 9.3-24.4 18 14.4 7.8-25.0 *** *** ***
Retired 1,388 967 68.4 65.3-71.4 120 9.2 7.5-11.4 91 6.3 4.9- 8.2 206 15.6 13.3-18.2 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 328 134 37.5 31.0-44.4 48 15.6 11.0-21.7 59 18.4 13.3-24.9 87 28.5 22.5-35.4 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 312 222 72.0 65.5-77.6 38 12.9 8.8-18.6 24 7.4 4.6-11.7 27 7.5 4.9-11.5 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 82 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 246 98 39.3 31.6-47.5 33 15.5 10.3-22.7 43 16.7 11.6-23.5 71 28.3 21.7-35.9 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 558 259 47.0 41.8-52.2 70 12.9 9.7-16.9 91 16.1 12.6-20.5 138 24.0 19.8-28.7 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 286 158 54.1 46.7-61.4 44 17.5 12.2-24.3 36 12.1 8.1-17.6 48 16.3 11.8-22.2 *** *** ***
More than 200% 2,384 1,885 78.0 75.9-80.1 188 8.1 6.8- 9.5 176 8.2 6.9- 9.7 134 5.7 4.6- 7.0 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 801 504 61.7 56.9-66.3 81 11.3 8.4-15.1 93 12.0 8.9-15.8 123 15.0 12.1-18.5 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,704 1,127 64.2 61.2-67.1 176 10.1 8.4-12.1 153 9.8 8.1-11.8 243 15.5 13.4-18.0 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,825 1,344 72.3 69.8-74.7 167 9.8 8.3-11.5 160 9.4 7.9-11.1 154 8.5 7.1-10.2 *** *** ***

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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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