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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 555 355 60.7 55.8-65.5 63 11.7 8.9-15.2 56 13.0 9.6-17.4 77 13.7 10.7-17.3 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 248 157 59.5 52.1-66.6 22 7.9 5.1-12.2 29 14.6 9.4-22.0 38 17.1 12.2-23.4 *** *** ***
Female 307 198 61.8 55.1-68.1 41 15.2 10.9-21.0 27 11.5 7.5-17.2 39 10.4 7.4-14.5 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 311 209 64.3 57.6-70.4 32 10.3 7.0-14.9 29 12.9 8.5-19.1 41 12.6 8.9-17.4 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 159 90 54.6 45.4-63.5 21 12.9 8.0-20.2 20 15.3 9.0-24.8 27 17.0 11.2-25.0 *** *** ***
Other 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 216 149 62.0 54.0-69.3 21 11.1 7.1-17.1 23 16.1 10.5-24.0 20 9.1 5.7-14.1 *** *** ***
45-64 175 111 62.8 54.3-70.6 22 12.7 8.2-19.2 22 12.7 7.9-19.7 20 11.8 7.0-19.1 *** *** ***
65+ 159 92 54.0 45.0-62.7 20 12.1 7.4-19.1 *** *** *** 36 28.4 20.6-37.9 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 232 108 45.8 38.5-53.3 30 12.5 8.4-18.2 31 16.6 10.9-24.4 59 23.1 17.6-29.8 *** *** ***
Some College + 321 245 74.3 68.2-79.6 33 11.0 7.5-15.8 25 9.7 6.3-14.7 18 5.0 2.9- 8.4 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 290 167 53.8 46.8-60.6 33 11.5 7.9-16.5 32 15.5 10.3-22.6 55 18.4 13.7-24.2 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 158 128 77.9 69.3-84.5 15 10.8 6.2-18.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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