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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

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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
-Piedmont NC 2,927 1,935 64.4 62.4-66.4 308 11.1 9.8-12.5 314 11.3 10.1-12.8 338 12.0 10.6-13.4 32 1.2 0.8- 1.7
GENDER
Male 1,331 841 61.2 58.2-64.2 141 11.0 9.2-13.1 157 12.2 10.3-14.4 170 13.7 11.6-16.1 22 1.9 1.1- 3.0
Female 1,596 1,094 67.3 64.5-69.9 167 11.2 9.5-13.2 157 10.6 8.9-12.6 168 10.4 8.8-12.3 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,883 1,352 69.3 66.8-71.7 164 9.7 8.2-11.5 167 9.7 8.3-11.5 196 11.1 9.5-12.9 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 590 336 56.1 51.5-60.6 85 14.8 11.7-18.4 77 12.7 10.0-16.0 89 15.9 12.7-19.7 *** *** ***
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 663 402 60.5 56.2-64.7 87 13.2 10.6-16.4 100 14.9 12.1-18.3 62 9.3 7.1-12.0 *** *** ***
35-44 437 278 63.0 57.8-67.9 55 12.4 9.3-16.4 52 11.9 8.9-15.6 42 11.1 8.0-15.1 *** *** ***
45-54 521 351 68.2 63.5-72.5 50 8.9 6.6-11.9 52 9.8 7.3-13.2 66 13.0 10.0-16.7 *** *** ***
55-64 507 363 68.5 63.6-73.0 40 8.5 6.1-11.7 53 11.0 8.2-14.5 48 11.3 8.2-15.3 *** *** ***
65-74 471 332 68.9 63.8-73.6 40 8.9 6.3-12.3 34 7.7 5.2-11.3 64 14.4 11.0-18.5 *** *** ***
75+ 285 183 58.2 51.1-65.0 29 12.7 8.4-18.9 17 6.5 3.8-10.9 52 21.0 15.6-27.6 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 288 102 33.6 27.8-40.0 37 14.7 10.4-20.4 47 17.1 12.4-23.0 88 30.8 25.1-37.3 14 3.8 2.1- 6.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 712 385 56.5 52.3-60.5 95 12.5 10.1-15.4 95 13.8 11.2-16.9 125 15.3 12.6-18.4 *** *** ***
Some Post-H.S. 821 540 65.9 62.1-69.4 105 13.1 10.7-16.0 91 11.1 8.9-13.7 83 9.7 7.6-12.2 *** *** ***
College Graduate 1,099 903 83.1 80.6-85.4 71 6.3 4.9- 8.0 80 7.1 5.7- 9.0 41 3.1 2.2- 4.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 244 106 43.2 36.2-50.5 36 14.3 10.0-20.0 29 12.4 8.1-18.6 66 27.3 21.2-34.5 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 450 206 44.1 38.9-49.5 63 15.3 11.7-19.8 78 18.9 14.8-23.8 97 20.6 16.6-25.2 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 264 155 54.8 47.8-61.6 32 14.1 9.7-20.0 34 13.6 9.5-19.1 39 16.0 11.5-21.9 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 306 206 65.1 58.5-71.2 35 11.3 7.9-15.8 34 11.7 7.9-16.9 30 11.6 7.7-17.1 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 386 276 68.5 62.9-73.5 38 10.7 7.6-15.0 45 12.6 9.3-16.8 25 7.9 5.2-11.7 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 789 673 83.1 79.8-86.0 51 7.5 5.6-10.1 51 7.0 5.2- 9.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 576 334 53.7 48.8-58.5 62 13.0 9.8-17.0 68 12.5 9.6-16.1 109 20.2 16.4-24.6 *** *** ***
No 1,914 1,303 66.1 63.6-68.6 195 10.6 9.1-12.4 204 11.6 9.9-13.4 189 10.4 8.9-12.1 23 1.3 0.8- 2.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 706 399 51.9 47.5-56.2 83 13.8 10.9-17.3 88 13.5 10.6-17.0 132 20.4 16.9-24.3 *** *** ***
No 2,139 1,495 68.7 66.4-70.9 214 10.3 8.9-11.9 214 10.7 9.2-12.3 190 9.1 7.8-10.6 26 1.3 0.8- 2.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 339 241 70.7 64.9-75.8 28 8.7 5.9-12.7 28 8.6 5.8-12.6 42 12.0 8.6-16.6 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 2,587 1,694 63.7 61.5-65.9 279 11.4 10.0-12.9 286 11.7 10.3-13.2 296 11.9 10.5-13.5 32 1.3 0.9- 1.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,607 1,079 66.5 63.8-69.1 169 10.8 9.2-12.7 194 12.3 10.5-14.2 147 9.2 7.7-10.9 18 1.3 0.7- 2.2
Regional City or Suburban County 751 491 63.0 58.9-66.9 80 11.4 9.0-14.5 70 10.7 8.3-13.8 102 13.8 11.1-17.0 *** *** ***
Rural 569 365 60.3 55.4-64.9 59 11.6 8.8-15.2 50 9.6 7.0-12.9 89 17.4 14.0-21.6 *** *** ***
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,619 1,107 66.9 64.2-69.4 164 10.5 8.9-12.3 183 11.8 10.1-13.8 146 9.7 8.1-11.5 19 1.1 0.7- 1.8
Unemployed 128 70 55.6 45.6-65.1 18 10.3 6.1-16.8 18 12.1 7.4-19.2 18 16.9 10.4-26.3 *** *** ***
Retired 706 485 65.4 61.0-69.5 67 10.7 8.2-13.9 48 7.7 5.6-10.6 102 15.6 12.6-19.2 *** *** ***
Unable to Work 195 78 37.4 29.8-45.7 27 15.6 10.1-23.2 35 17.8 12.3-25.0 53 28.1 21.2-36.1 *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 268 188 70.4 63.8-76.3 32 12.9 8.8-18.5 27 10.2 6.8-15.1 18 5.7 3.4- 9.3 *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 98 *** *** *** 15 15.1 8.7-25.0 *** *** *** 19 23.9 15.0-35.9 *** *** ***
50% to 100% 223 88 38.7 31.7-46.2 36 17.7 12.3-24.6 40 21.0 14.9-28.7 51 20.1 14.9-26.4 *** *** ***
101% to 150% 389 176 45.4 39.8-51.1 49 13.2 9.7-17.6 70 18.7 14.6-23.6 89 21.5 17.2-26.6 *** *** ***
151% to 200% 175 101 54.9 46.2-63.3 23 13.8 8.9-20.8 22 13.1 8.2-20.3 28 17.3 11.6-25.0 *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,494 1,162 75.7 73.1-78.2 125 9.1 7.5-11.0 127 9.0 7.4-10.8 76 6.0 4.6- 7.6 *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 100 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** 20 15.4 9.3-24.3 *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 792 496 59.7 55.6-63.6 85 11.4 9.0-14.3 76 10.3 8.1-13.2 125 17.2 14.3-20.6 *** *** ***
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,035 1,381 66.7 64.2-69.0 215 11.1 9.6-12.8 225 11.4 9.9-13.1 193 9.8 8.3-11.4 21 1.1 0.7- 1.8

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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