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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Piedmont 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%)
North Carolina 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
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
GENDER
Male 237 69 31.5 24.8-39.1 37 13.5 9.4-19.0 38 13.0 9.1-18.2 93 41.9 34.7-49.5
Female 415 132 31.5 26.5-36.9 63 15.1 11.2-20.1 49 9.4 6.8-12.9 171 44.0 37.7-50.4
RACE
White 542 170 31.8 27.3-36.7 81 14.3 11.1-18.2 69 10.5 8.0-13.6 222 43.5 38.2-48.9
Other 101 28 29.8 20.2-41.6 17 15.1 8.6-25.1 17 14.3 8.2-23.7 39 40.8 29.7-52.9
AGE
18-44 279 85 29.3 23.3-36.1 16 5.6 2.9-10.5 4 0.8 0.3- 2.5 174 64.3 57.1-70.9
45+ 370 115 33.6 27.8-39.9 83 21.6 17.2-26.8 82 20.0 15.7-25.1 90 24.9 19.1-31.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 338 114 34.6 28.7-41.1 71 18.9 14.5-24.1 67 15.4 11.7-20.1 86 31.1 25.0-37.9
Some College + 313 87 28.0 22.4-34.4 28 9.1 6.0-13.6 20 5.9 3.6- 9.6 178 57.0 50.3-63.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 377 128 34.0 28.5-39.9 61 16.7 12.6-21.7 57 12.3 9.2-16.3 131 37.0 31.4-43.1
$50,000+ 157 46 32.3 23.7-42.2 10 5.4 2.8-10.0 8 5.4 2.6-10.8 93 57.0 47.2-66.3
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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