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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 14,792 4,596 30.5 29.5-31.4 2,285 14.2 13.5-14.9 1,620 9.3 8.8- 9.9 6,291 46.0 45.0-47.0
-Alamance County 396 137 32.5 27.5-38.0 60 13.6 10.3-17.8 54 11.0 8.2-14.6 145 42.8 37.1-48.7
GENDER
Male 119 35 27.5 19.8-36.9 15 10.0 5.9-16.5 12 8.9 4.9-15.7 57 53.6 43.5-63.4
Female 277 102 36.1 30.0-42.7 45 16.2 11.7-21.9 42 12.5 9.1-17.0 88 35.2 29.1-41.8
RACE
White 309 103 31.0 25.6-37.0 46 13.4 9.8-18.2 41 10.7 7.6-14.7 119 44.9 38.5-51.5
Other 85 34 38.2 27.0-50.7 14 14.5 8.1-24.6 13 12.3 6.6-21.7 24 35.1 23.5-48.7
AGE
18-44 143 50 33.5 25.4-42.8 6 4.2 1.8- 9.6 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2 86 61.5 52.1-70.2
45+ 252 87 31.9 25.9-38.6 54 20.7 15.6-27.0 53 18.7 14.0-24.5 58 28.7 22.3-36.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 197 70 33.5 26.4-41.5 39 18.7 13.3-25.7 41 17.3 12.4-23.6 47 30.5 22.9-39.3
Some College + 198 67 31.7 25.0-39.3 21 8.8 5.5-13.8 12 4.7 2.5- 8.9 98 54.8 46.8-62.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 243 81 32.1 25.8-39.1 44 15.5 11.1-21.2 42 14.4 10.3-19.7 76 38.1 30.9-45.9
$50,000+ 81 21 21.2 13.5-31.7 8 10.0 4.7-19.8 2 2.4 0.6- 9.2 50 66.5 54.6-76.6

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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