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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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
-Buncombe County 359 101 29.6 24.5-35.3 52 12.8 9.5-16.9 44 10.1 7.4-13.8 162 47.5 41.7-53.4
GENDER
Male 137 43 32.9 24.9-42.0 14 8.2 4.6-14.3 16 9.8 5.8-16.1 64 49.1 40.0-58.2
Female 222 58 26.5 20.3-33.8 38 17.1 12.3-23.3 28 10.5 7.0-15.3 98 46.0 38.8-53.3
RACE
White 319 85 28.5 23.1-34.5 42 11.0 7.9-15.0 38 9.9 7.0-13.9 154 50.7 44.5-56.8
Other 39 16 37.9 22.8-55.7 9 23.5 11.7-41.5 6 11.8 4.9-25.4 8 26.9 12.2-49.3
AGE
18-44 134 33 23.5 16.6-32.1 7 3.9 1.8- 8.4 2 1.4 0.3- 5.7 92 71.2 62.4-78.7
45+ 225 68 34.0 27.1-41.7 45 19.1 14.0-25.4 42 16.4 11.9-22.3 70 30.5 24.3-37.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 37 30.1 22.0-39.7 22 16.4 10.4-24.7 34 20.8 14.5-29.0 39 32.7 23.8-42.9
Some College + 227 64 29.3 22.9-36.6 30 10.5 7.2-15.2 10 3.6 1.9- 6.7 123 56.6 49.3-63.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 62 32.3 25.3-40.2 34 15.5 10.7-21.8 28 10.8 7.3-15.8 79 41.4 33.9-49.3
$50,000+ 89 25 30.4 20.9-42.0 10 8.7 4.5-16.3 1 2.1 0.3-13.6 53 58.7 47.3-69.3

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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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