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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Pitt County

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 6,669 2,023 30.1 28.4-31.8 976 12.8 11.7-14.0 664 8.9 7.9-10.0 3,006 48.1 46.3-50.0
Pitt County 416 131 31.5 26.1-37.5 39 7.0 5.0- 9.9 29 5.5 3.6- 8.3 217 55.9 49.6-62.0
GENDER
Male 157 51 36.0 27.4-45.6 10 5.2 2.8- 9.6 11 5.2 2.8- 9.6 85 53.6 44.2-62.7
Female 259 80 27.2 21.1-34.4 29 8.8 5.8-13.1 18 5.8 3.3- 9.9 132 58.2 50.0-66.0
RACE
White 290 73 23.8 18.3-30.2 27 7.2 4.7-10.8 15 3.7 2.1- 6.5 175 65.3 58.3-71.7
Other 126 58 47.7 36.4-59.2 12 6.7 3.7-12.0 14 9.2 5.1-16.1 42 36.3 25.9-48.3
AGE
18-44 219 56 26.3 19.6-34.3 4 1.4 0.5- 4.0 3 1.6 0.4- 5.5 156 70.7 62.6-77.7
45+ 193 72 37.7 28.9-47.3 35 14.6 10.0-20.8 25 10.4 6.6-16.1 61 37.3 27.1-48.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 60 35.2 27.0-44.3 27 12.5 8.3-18.3 25 12.2 7.8-18.6 50 40.1 31.1-49.8
Some College + 253 70 29.0 22.4-36.7 12 3.4 1.8- 6.6 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 167 66.5 58.7-73.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 66 29.3 22.7-37.0 25 8.0 5.2-12.1 18 6.6 3.9-10.9 108 56.0 48.0-63.8
$50,000+ 99 27 30.0 19.6-42.9 4 2.9 1.0- 8.0 0 0.0 . - . 68 67.1 54.1-78.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 404 98 23.8 19.3-29.1 68 16.2 12.5-20.7 52 11.7 8.4-16.1 186 48.2 42.5-54.0
Forsyth 461 137 29.5 24.8-34.7 69 13.0 10.0-16.7 31 6.3 4.3- 9.2 224 51.2 45.8-56.6
Guilford 420 132 27.2 22.7-32.3 53 11.0 8.2-14.8 35 5.9 4.0- 8.4 200 55.9 50.2-61.4
Henderson/Transylvania 467 144 31.7 26.7-37.3 95 20.0 14.9-26.3 51 7.3 5.3-10.1 177 40.9 35.2-46.8
Mecklenburg 445 142 28.5 23.8-33.7 38 6.4 4.4- 9.1 32 5.3 3.6- 7.6 233 59.8 54.2-65.2
Orange 437 105 22.0 17.4-27.4 27 5.6 3.2- 9.6 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 291 70.3 64.2-75.8
Randolph 429 115 24.8 19.9-30.4 74 15.6 12.0-19.9 68 11.8 8.9-15.4 172 47.9 41.1-54.7
Robeson 439 167 36.0 30.7-41.8 96 18.9 15.0-23.5 55 10.2 7.4-13.7 121 35.0 28.9-41.5
Wake 424 103 22.2 18.1-26.8 34 7.2 4.9-10.3 12 1.8 0.9- 3.8 275 68.8 63.7-73.5
Western NC 653 214 32.6 28.6-37.0 115 15.5 12.6-18.8 92 12.4 9.9-15.4 232 39.5 35.0-44.2
Piedmont NC 880 280 32.2 28.4-36.3 130 13.1 10.8-15.7 96 11.2 8.8-14.3 374 43.4 39.3-47.7
Eastern NC 794 255 31.4 27.6-35.3 138 15.2 12.6-18.2 97 9.6 7.7-11.9 304 43.9 39.6-48.2

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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, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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