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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 810 543 65.7 61.8-69.5 97 12.8 10.3-16.0 81 10.3 8.1-13.0 83 10.3 8.0-13.1 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 348 213 60.4 54.3-66.2 49 14.9 10.9-20.0 43 12.0 8.7-16.3 38 11.1 7.6-15.9 *** *** ***
Female 462 330 70.6 65.4-75.2 48 11.0 7.9-15.1 38 8.7 6.1-12.4 45 9.5 6.9-13.1 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 486 357 71.4 66.4-75.9 51 12.1 8.9-16.2 41 9.1 6.6-12.6 37 7.4 5.2-10.5 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 203 122 57.2 48.8-65.2 29 15.4 10.1-23.0 25 12.5 8.1-19.0 27 14.8 9.4-22.4 *** *** ***
Other 115 63 59.4 49.0-69.0 15 10.2 6.0-17.0 15 11.7 6.5-20.0 16 12.7 7.2-21.4 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 310 191 60.4 54.0-66.6 46 15.3 11.0-20.8 38 11.9 8.4-16.6 29 10.5 7.0-15.5 *** *** ***
45-64 299 220 73.5 67.5-78.7 31 10.6 7.2-15.2 24 8.7 5.7-13.1 24 7.3 4.6-11.3 *** *** ***
65+ 191 126 64.8 56.8-72.1 19 10.2 6.2-16.4 17 8.7 5.1-14.3 29 16.3 11.1-23.2 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 267 125 47.5 40.5-54.5 51 19.5 14.4-25.8 36 13.0 9.0-18.5 51 18.1 13.2-24.3 *** *** ***
Some College + 540 415 75.1 70.5-79.2 46 9.4 6.7-13.0 45 8.9 6.4-12.1 32 6.2 4.2- 9.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 319 163 49.8 43.2-56.3 54 17.0 12.3-22.9 41 13.1 9.3-18.2 58 18.8 14.0-24.8 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 347 280 78.1 72.6-82.8 30 10.1 6.8-14.6 30 9.2 6.3-13.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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