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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 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 4 1,082 721 65.3 62.0-68.5 122 12.6 10.5-15.2 114 10.5 8.6-12.7 114 10.8 8.8-13.2 11 0.8 0.4- 1.4
GENDER
Male 521 337 63.6 58.8-68.2 53 11.5 8.7-15.2 64 12.0 9.2-15.4 62 12.2 9.2-15.9 *** *** ***
Female 561 384 66.9 62.3-71.2 69 13.6 10.6-17.4 50 9.2 6.8-12.2 52 9.5 7.0-12.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 692 492 69.0 64.9-72.9 65 11.0 8.5-14.2 54 8.1 6.1-10.7 78 11.5 9.0-14.6 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 205 122 57.8 50.2-65.1 36 18.7 13.3-25.5 25 11.7 7.7-17.3 21 11.3 7.2-17.5 *** *** ***
Other 170 95 56.2 47.5-64.5 20 12.4 7.4-19.9 35 21.5 15.3-29.4 13 6.7 3.8-11.6 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 438 294 66.5 61.3-71.3 59 15.0 11.5-19.5 49 10.5 7.8-14.0 32 7.3 4.9-10.6 *** *** ***
45-64 367 236 63.5 57.9-68.8 40 10.8 7.8-14.8 45 11.7 8.6-15.8 43 13.5 9.8-18.3 *** *** ***
65+ 262 181 65.2 58.1-71.7 20 9.2 5.7-14.4 18 8.5 5.0-14.0 39 15.7 11.1-21.7 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 381 189 50.5 44.9-56.1 48 13.4 9.8-18.1 62 15.7 12.1-20.1 73 18.6 14.5-23.5 *** *** ***
Some College + 696 529 74.9 71.1-78.4 74 12.2 9.7-15.4 51 7.2 5.3- 9.6 40 5.5 3.9- 7.8 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 445 234 51.2 46.0-56.5 68 17.5 13.7-22.1 64 14.2 10.9-18.3 72 15.8 12.2-20.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 447 363 78.9 74.2-83.0 39 10.2 7.2-14.1 31 6.7 4.6- 9.6 12 3.9 2.2- 6.9 *** *** ***

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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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