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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 3 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
Region 3 572 378 64.0 59.1-68.5 57 10.8 8.1-14.2 56 10.9 7.9-14.7 77 13.4 10.5-17.0 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 250 156 59.2 51.7-66.3 29 12.6 8.5-18.2 25 12.5 7.8-19.5 37 14.1 9.8-19.8 *** *** ***
Female 322 222 68.3 62.2-73.9 28 9.1 6.0-13.8 31 9.4 6.4-13.6 40 12.8 9.1-17.6 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 426 302 67.3 61.6-72.5 34 9.6 6.6-13.7 36 10.0 6.7-14.6 54 13.2 9.8-17.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 80 *** *** *** 14 13.9 7.6-24.0 13 16.6 9.0-28.4 12 13.2 7.0-23.5 *** *** ***
Other 60 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 179 111 60.6 52.1-68.5 26 15.6 10.4-22.6 20 12.7 7.5-20.5 20 10.2 6.4-15.8 *** *** ***
45-64 215 145 67.3 59.7-74.2 16 5.9 3.5- 9.8 23 11.4 7.3-17.4 29 13.7 9.0-20.3 *** *** ***
65+ 170 115 64.3 55.6-72.2 15 9.7 5.6-16.4 13 7.2 4.0-12.7 27 18.8 12.6-27.1 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 230 118 50.3 42.8-57.9 31 13.7 9.3-19.6 30 14.1 9.1-21.3 47 19.8 14.6-26.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 342 260 75.9 70.3-80.7 26 8.3 5.4-12.5 26 8.0 5.3-12.0 30 7.8 5.2-11.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 289 165 55.7 48.8-62.3 31 10.7 7.3-15.4 38 13.8 9.5-19.7 53 19.1 14.3-25.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 182 147 77.9 69.4-84.6 12 8.2 4.5-14.8 12 8.6 4.2-16.8 11 5.2 2.7- 9.7 *** *** ***

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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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