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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for North Carolina

Oral Health

How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

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  Total
Respond.#
1 to 5 6 or more but not all All None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,016 1,841 31.4 29.6-33.2 836 13.8 12.6-15.2 585 9.1 8.1-10.2 2,754 45.7 43.8-47.7
GENDER
Male 2,311 700 31.6 28.8-34.5 295 12.5 10.7-14.6 212 8.9 7.4-10.6 1,104 47.0 44.0-50.0
Female 3,705 1,141 31.2 29.0-33.5 541 15.0 13.3-16.9 373 9.3 8.0-10.7 1,650 44.5 42.0-47.1
RACE
White 4,571 1,355 30.9 28.9-33.0 609 13.3 11.9-14.9 448 9.2 8.1-10.5 2,159 46.5 44.3-48.8
African American 1,094 386 34.8 30.7-39.1 189 17.5 14.3-21.3 107 9.4 7.1-12.3 412 38.3 34.0-42.8
Other Minorities 259 71 26.4 19.0-35.4 30 8.7 5.3-13.8 20 6.7 3.7-11.7 138 58.3 48.7-67.2
HISPANIC
Yes 168 50 17.8 12.1-25.4 10 4.9 2.3-10.4 8 5.6 2.2-13.4 100 71.7 61.7-80.0
No 5,835 1,787 31.8 30.0-33.7 826 14.2 12.9-15.6 575 9.2 8.2-10.3 2,647 44.8 42.8-46.8
AGE
18-24 539 69 13.5 9.5-18.7 2 1.1 0.2- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 468 85.4 79.9-89.6
25-34 1,130 254 26.1 22.3-30.3 28 2.4 1.4- 4.2 6 0.6 0.2- 1.4 842 70.9 66.7-74.9
35-44 1,245 454 38.6 34.6-42.9 84 8.5 6.1-11.6 21 1.4 0.8- 2.6 686 51.5 47.3-55.6
45-54 1,112 430 39.5 34.9-44.4 178 16.2 13.2-19.8 75 8.1 5.9-11.2 429 36.1 31.4-41.2
55-64 797 279 37.1 32.4-42.1 220 28.6 24.3-33.5 135 16.6 13.3-20.5 163 17.6 14.2-21.7
65+ 1,143 333 29.3 25.7-33.2 318 28.7 25.1-32.7 344 30.0 26.3-34.1 148 11.9 9.5-14.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 799 206 28.2 23.4-33.4 202 24.6 20.4-29.2 273 28.2 23.9-32.9 118 19.1 14.4-24.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,798 649 37.8 34.4-41.3 309 15.3 13.0-17.9 180 8.0 6.6- 9.8 660 39.0 35.5-42.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,550 511 32.4 29.0-35.9 209 13.0 10.7-15.7 88 5.9 4.3- 7.9 742 48.8 45.1-52.5
College Graduate 1,853 469 24.8 22.0-27.9 113 6.3 4.8- 8.1 42 2.2 1.4- 3.3 1,229 66.7 63.4-69.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 573 149 28.2 22.5-34.8 137 22.2 17.7-27.4 136 20.1 15.7-25.3 151 29.6 23.9-36.0
$15,000- 24,999 984 308 32.4 27.9-37.2 174 17.0 13.8-20.8 153 14.8 11.9-18.3 349 35.8 31.1-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 864 289 31.9 27.5-36.6 123 16.2 12.4-20.8 70 6.9 5.0- 9.4 382 45.1 40.1-50.1
$35,000- 49,999 950 334 39.3 34.8-43.9 93 9.1 6.8-12.0 34 4.0 2.6- 6.3 489 47.7 43.1-52.3
$50,000+ 1,566 448 30.0 26.6-33.7 116 7.3 5.7- 9.3 30 2.9 1.8- 4.5 972 59.8 56.0-63.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 409 114 26.4 21.9-31.4 68 16.0 12.5-20.3 44 9.8 7.1-13.4 183 47.8 42.3-53.4
Cumberland 413 127 27.7 22.1-34.2 52 9.7 7.0-13.2 30 6.0 4.1- 8.9 204 56.5 48.9-63.9
Durham 385 108 25.8 20.8-31.5 41 9.6 6.7-13.5 30 7.0 4.6-10.5 206 57.6 51.0-63.9
Forsyth 449 146 32.6 27.9-37.8 70 14.8 11.5-18.8 42 7.2 5.1- 9.9 191 45.4 39.9-51.0
Gaston 457 145 31.3 26.7-36.2 64 12.6 9.7-16.2 71 13.1 10.2-16.6 177 43.1 37.9-48.4
Guilford 401 123 30.7 25.8-36.1 47 11.3 8.2-15.5 30 6.7 4.5- 9.8 201 51.3 45.6-56.9
Mecklenburg 417 115 26.1 21.7-31.0 44 8.9 6.3-12.3 20 4.9 3.1- 7.8 238 60.2 54.8-65.3
New Hanover 396 103 23.6 19.1-28.9 54 11.2 8.3-15.0 32 7.8 5.3-11.2 207 57.4 51.0-63.6
Onslow 427 134 29.9 23.7-37.1 43 8.8 6.2-12.4 27 5.6 3.6- 8.5 223 55.7 48.7-62.4
Wake 410 114 25.5 21.2-30.5 35 8.4 5.8-11.9 13 2.7 1.5- 4.9 248 63.4 58.0-68.5
Western NC 598 205 34.5 30.4-38.9 107 16.8 13.8-20.3 89 13.0 10.4-16.1 197 35.7 31.4-40.3
Piedmont NC 652 201 31.5 27.4-36.0 100 14.4 11.5-17.9 87 11.0 8.7-13.9 264 43.1 38.3-48.0
Eastern NC 602 206 36.1 31.6-40.9 111 17.3 14.1-21.2 70 10.0 7.6-13.0 215 36.6 31.9-41.6

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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