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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 366 97 27.3 22.3-33.0 68 18.2 13.4-24.1 44 12.3 8.8-17.0 157 42.2 36.4-48.2
GENDER
Male 147 47 29.1 21.8-37.8 26 19.3 12.0-29.4 17 12.8 7.6-20.8 57 38.8 30.2-48.1
Female 219 50 25.3 19.1-32.6 42 16.9 12.2-22.9 27 11.7 7.8-17.2 100 46.2 39.0-53.5
RACE
White 332 89 28.1 22.8-34.1 60 18.1 13.1-24.6 39 11.4 8.0-16.1 144 42.3 36.3-48.6
Other 32 8 23.3 10.6-43.8 7 15.1 6.3-32.0 5 20.5 7.9-43.6 12 41.2 23.2-61.9
AGE
18-44 147 34 25.6 18.2-34.7 9 9.5 3.7-22.4 6 6.3 2.7-13.9 98 58.7 48.4-68.2
45+ 215 61 28.5 22.2-35.6 59 26.6 20.5-33.8 38 18.1 12.8-25.1 57 26.7 20.6-33.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 191 51 27.3 20.3-35.5 49 23.9 16.6-33.2 39 20.3 14.2-28.1 52 28.5 21.4-36.9
Some College + 174 46 27.7 21.1-35.5 18 10.2 6.1-16.5 5 2.8 1.1- 7.0 105 59.2 51.0-67.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 63 29.5 22.8-37.3 46 22.3 15.2-31.3 34 17.8 12.2-25.3 70 30.4 23.6-38.2
$50,000+ 76 15 23.9 14.7-36.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 1 1.4 0.2- 9.4 59 74.5 62.1-83.9

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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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