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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 583 383 66.2 61.6-70.5 59 9.1 6.9-11.9 66 11.8 9.0-15.3 69 11.8 9.1-15.2 *** *** ***
GENDER
Male 274 167 62.3 55.5-68.5 27 9.3 6.2-13.7 37 14.2 10.1-19.7 40 13.6 9.7-18.9 *** *** ***
Female 309 216 70.1 63.7-75.7 32 8.9 6.1-12.9 29 9.5 6.1-14.4 29 10.0 6.6-15.0 *** *** ***
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 364 257 70.2 64.6-75.4 36 8.8 6.2-12.4 34 10.3 7.2-14.6 37 10.6 7.4-15.0 *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Black 115 *** *** *** 15 10.5 5.9-17.9 17 16.3 9.2-27.4 18 13.8 8.4-21.9 *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** *** *** *** 14 13.5 7.5-23.1 13 14.0 7.6-24.3 *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 189 119 64.0 56.2-71.1 20 8.8 5.5-13.9 29 15.6 10.7-22.1 18 9.9 6.0-15.9 *** *** ***
45-64 214 149 71.5 64.4-77.7 19 9.2 5.7-14.3 21 8.3 5.1-13.2 23 10.6 6.7-16.3 *** *** ***
65+ 177 114 63.9 55.6-71.4 20 9.7 6.0-15.1 15 8.8 5.1-14.8 27 17.0 11.4-24.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 264 136 54.4 47.4-61.2 28 8.6 5.8-12.8 45 17.3 12.6-23.3 49 17.5 12.8-23.4 *** *** ***
Some College + 318 246 77.6 71.9-82.5 31 9.5 6.5-13.9 21 6.5 3.9-10.7 20 6.3 3.8-10.2 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 299 176 60.2 53.5-66.5 26 8.0 5.3-12.1 48 15.9 11.6-21.5 43 13.8 9.8-19.1 *** *** ***
$50,000+ 166 141 84.7 77.5-89.8 17 9.9 5.9-16.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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