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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Regions 1 & 2 Demographics

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
Regions 1 & 2 1,050 648 60.9 56.8-64.9 111 9.2 7.3-11.5 107 11.6 9.1-14.6 179 17.8 14.8-21.4 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 458 270 55.9 49.7-61.9 41 7.1 5.0-10.1 50 13.8 9.7-19.1 93 22.6 17.6-28.5 *** *** ***
Female 592 378 65.5 60.2-70.5 70 11.0 8.2-14.6 57 9.5 6.9-13.2 86 13.5 10.3-17.5 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 906 576 62.6 58.2-66.8 92 8.9 6.9-11.4 93 11.2 8.7-14.4 145 17.3 14.0-21.1 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** 13 12.5 6.7-22.0 *** *** *** 23 20.9 12.6-32.8 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 274 162 59.7 51.8-67.2 33 9.8 6.5-14.7 30 12.7 8.3-19.0 45 16.6 11.3-23.7 *** *** ***
45-64 372 234 61.1 54.5-67.3 41 8.4 5.8-12.1 48 15.6 11.1-21.6 49 14.9 10.6-20.4 *** *** ***
65+ 389 241 61.7 55.5-67.6 37 9.8 6.8-13.8 29 5.9 3.7- 9.2 82 22.6 17.7-28.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 427 202 49.6 43.1-56.2 49 8.6 6.1-11.9 61 15.4 11.2-20.8 111 25.5 20.1-31.7 *** *** ***
Some College + 624 446 71.0 66.0-75.4 62 9.7 7.1-13.1 47 8.2 5.7-11.8 68 11.0 8.2-14.6 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 533 272 50.0 44.1-55.9 67 9.9 7.4-12.9 73 14.9 11.0-19.7 118 24.6 19.7-30.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 325 255 73.1 65.6-79.5 25 7.8 4.9-12.2 21 10.0 6.0-16.0 24 9.1 5.1-15.8 *** *** ***

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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.

^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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