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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for Nationwide

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%)
All Participants 51,603 14,804 28.7 28.1-29.3 6,323 12.1 11.7-12.6 4,178 7.5 7.2- 7.8 26,298 51.7 51.1-52.4
Arizona 3,095 991 32.1 29.7-34.5 376 9.8 8.5-11.2 192 4.3 3.5- 5.4 1,536 53.8 51.3-56.3
Idaho 4,679 1,226 25.3 23.8-26.7 516 10.6 9.5-11.8 371 6.6 5.9- 7.4 2,566 57.5 55.8-59.3
Iowa 3,391 888 24.5 22.9-26.2 391 10.8 9.7-12.0 278 6.7 5.9- 7.6 1,834 58.0 56.1-59.9
Missouri 4,095 1,238 30.5 28.6-32.4 545 11.9 10.6-13.2 529 10.0 8.9-11.2 1,783 47.7 45.6-49.7
Nebraska 3,460 983 29.0 27.2-30.9 326 8.5 7.5- 9.6 340 8.5 7.6- 9.6 1,811 54.0 52.0-55.9
New Hampshire 3,886 1,166 29.3 27.8-31.0 468 11.2 10.1-12.3 285 6.7 5.9- 7.6 1,967 52.8 51.0-54.6
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
North Dakota 2,426 718 28.6 26.7-30.5 267 10.5 9.3-11.9 164 6.9 5.8- 8.1 1,277 54.0 51.9-56.2
Pennsylvania 3,507 1,091 30.5 28.8-32.3 525 14.3 13.0-15.6 327 8.7 7.7- 9.8 1,564 46.5 44.6-48.4
Rhode Island 3,865 1,147 28.5 26.9-30.2 488 12.5 11.3-13.7 258 6.5 5.7- 7.4 1,972 52.6 50.7-54.4
South Carolina 3,003 914 30.3 28.4-32.3 430 14.0 12.6-15.5 236 7.8 6.7- 8.9 1,423 48.0 45.9-50.0
Virginia 2,799 752 26.6 24.7-28.5 345 11.6 10.4-13.0 213 7.5 6.5- 8.7 1,489 54.3 52.1-56.4
Washington 4,078 1,068 25.6 24.1-27.1 378 9.1 8.2-10.1 212 5.0 4.3- 5.8 2,420 60.4 58.7-62.0
Wisconsin 3,303 781 22.8 21.2-24.5 432 12.1 10.9-13.4 188 5.7 4.8- 6.6 1,902 59.4 57.4-61.3

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+ Only participating states or terretories are presented here.

#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.

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