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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 5 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 5 694 434 61.0 56.7-65.2 69 9.6 7.4-12.3 87 12.9 10.1-16.3 94 14.6 11.7-18.0 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 336 202 56.9 50.6-62.9 34 9.3 6.4-13.2 40 12.2 8.6-16.9 52 18.1 13.6-23.7 *** *** ***
Female 358 232 64.7 58.7-70.3 35 9.8 6.8-14.0 47 13.6 9.7-18.6 42 11.5 8.3-15.8 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 435 300 67.5 62.2-72.4 36 7.6 5.3-10.7 48 11.7 8.6-15.8 50 13.0 9.7-17.3 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 159 83 51.1 42.3-59.8 18 12.8 7.8-20.4 23 12.5 7.9-19.1 34 22.7 16.0-31.1 *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** 15 12.8 7.3-21.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 260 144 56.3 49.3-63.1 31 9.7 6.6-14.1 47 17.9 13.0-24.1 29 12.1 8.3-17.2 *** *** ***
45-64 231 160 67.6 60.3-74.1 15 6.5 3.8-10.8 24 9.8 6.2-15.3 32 16.1 11.2-22.7 *** *** ***
65+ 190 125 62.8 54.2-70.7 20 12.7 7.6-20.3 14 6.5 3.7-11.4 30 17.5 11.6-25.4 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 101 44.9 37.7-52.4 28 11.2 7.5-16.4 27 13.7 8.8-20.7 56 25.9 19.8-33.0 *** *** ***
Some College + 474 333 70.4 65.4-74.9 41 8.6 6.1-12.0 60 12.4 9.4-16.2 38 8.0 5.6-11.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 301 154 49.0 42.4-55.6 35 10.9 7.6-15.6 47 16.7 11.9-22.9 60 21.6 16.6-27.7 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 275 217 77.1 71.0-82.3 14 5.2 2.9- 9.0 28 11.3 7.6-16.4 16 6.4 3.8-10.8 *** *** ***

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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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