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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 372 116 31.6 26.1-37.7 62 14.2 10.8-18.4 47 11.3 8.2-15.3 147 42.9 36.8-49.3
GENDER
Male 145 42 29.4 21.2-39.2 27 16.0 10.7-23.2 20 12.3 7.6-19.2 56 42.3 32.8-52.4
Female 227 74 33.8 27.0-41.3 35 12.4 8.7-17.4 27 10.3 6.8-15.2 91 43.5 36.1-51.3
RACE
White 327 97 30.7 24.9-37.3 55 14.6 10.9-19.2 41 11.4 8.1-15.9 134 43.3 36.7-50.1
Other 45 19 37.5 23.5-54.0 7 11.6 5.3-23.7 6 10.3 4.3-22.5 13 40.6 25.0-58.2
AGE
18-44 144 46 31.1 22.9-40.7 9 5.0 2.4-10.0 4 2.7 1.0- 7.4 85 61.2 51.4-70.2
45+ 224 67 31.2 24.1-39.3 53 22.2 16.7-28.9 43 18.7 13.6-25.3 61 27.9 21.5-35.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 225 66 29.4 22.8-36.9 48 17.8 13.0-23.8 42 15.9 11.4-21.7 69 37.0 29.1-45.6
Some College + 147 50 35.2 26.1-45.5 14 8.3 4.8-14.2 5 3.8 1.3-10.5 78 52.7 42.9-62.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 185 62 32.6 24.9-41.3 36 17.0 11.8-23.8 25 11.3 7.3-17.0 62 39.2 30.1-49.0
$50,000+ 84 29 41.2 28.8-54.7 6 5.4 2.3-11.9 3 3.6 1.1-10.7 46 49.8 37.3-62.4

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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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