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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 4,957 1,621 32.2 30.6-33.8 856 16.3 15.1-17.5 532 9.3 8.4-10.2 1,948 42.3 40.6-44.0
GENDER
Male 1,786 600 33.2 30.6-35.9 285 15.2 13.3-17.2 167 8.7 7.3-10.3 734 42.9 40.1-45.7
Female 3,171 1,021 31.3 29.4-33.2 571 17.3 15.8-18.9 365 9.7 8.7-11.0 1,214 41.7 39.6-43.8
RACE
White 3,257 997 29.8 28.0-31.7 503 14.8 13.4-16.3 332 9.3 8.2-10.5 1,425 46.0 44.0-48.1
African American 1,258 477 38.1 34.8-41.6 279 21.0 18.4-23.8 171 11.0 9.2-13.1 331 29.8 26.7-33.2
Other Minorities 13 4 42.0 15.0-74.9 2 10.5 2.4-35.8 1 5.8 0.8-32.8 6 41.7 16.4-72.3
AGE
18-24 330 48 16.2 11.0-23.2 4 0.8 0.3- 2.1 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 277 82.6 75.6-87.9
25-34 820 223 26.2 22.8-30.0 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.0 572 71.1 67.3-74.7
35-44 884 336 38.8 34.9-42.9 86 9.0 7.1-11.4 11 1.1 0.6- 2.2 451 51.1 47.0-55.1
45-54 913 400 41.9 38.1-45.8 160 18.4 15.5-21.7 65 7.6 5.8-10.0 288 32.1 28.5-35.9
55-64 855 294 34.0 30.2-38.0 255 30.3 26.6-34.2 120 13.5 11.0-16.5 186 22.2 18.9-25.9
65-74 663 181 27.0 23.3-31.1 206 32.1 27.9-36.5 185 26.2 22.4-30.4 91 14.7 11.8-18.3
75+ 473 133 27.8 23.4-32.8 120 24.8 20.5-29.6 146 30.9 26.0-36.3 74 16.5 12.8-21.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 852 234 27.6 23.8-31.9 232 24.2 20.8-28.0 217 19.8 16.9-23.2 169 28.3 23.9-33.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,588 571 36.2 33.3-39.2 325 19.6 17.4-22.1 188 9.8 8.3-11.6 504 34.3 31.5-37.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,305 458 34.8 31.8-37.9 189 13.2 11.2-15.4 89 6.9 5.4- 8.7 569 45.2 42.0-48.4
College Graduate 1,203 353 27.2 24.4-30.1 108 8.6 7.0-10.7 38 2.7 1.8- 4.0 704 61.5 58.2-64.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 185 27.1 23.0-31.7 198 29.1 24.9-33.7 153 19.7 16.3-23.6 121 24.1 19.1-29.9
$15,000- 24,999 934 326 35.6 31.5-40.0 204 21.1 17.9-24.6 125 12.2 9.9-14.9 279 31.1 27.3-35.2
$25,000- 34,999 586 207 34.3 30.0-38.8 97 16.5 13.2-20.3 43 7.6 5.5-10.5 239 41.7 37.1-46.4
$35,000- 49,999 658 247 37.4 33.1-41.8 82 13.0 10.2-16.5 32 4.6 3.1- 6.8 297 45.0 40.6-49.6
$50,000-74,999 532 174 32.5 28.0-37.4 58 10.7 8.1-14.1 17 3.7 2.2- 6.2 283 53.0 48.1-57.9
$75,000+ 546 183 32.0 27.8-36.6 33 6.8 4.6- 9.9 8 1.6 0.7- 3.5 322 59.6 54.9-64.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,718 520 30.2 27.6-33.0 441 25.9 23.5-28.5 319 15.8 13.9-17.9 438 28.1 25.5-30.8
No 3,075 1,045 32.8 30.8-34.9 394 11.8 10.5-13.2 190 5.5 4.7- 6.6 1,446 49.8 47.7-52.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 698 254 34.4 30.5-38.5 132 19.0 15.9-22.6 84 11.7 9.3-14.7 228 35.0 30.9-39.2
Non-Veteran 4,114 1,329 32.0 30.2-33.8 719 16.2 14.9-17.6 447 9.1 8.1-10.2 1,619 42.7 40.8-44.6
Currently Serving 136 33 24.0 16.5-33.5 5 5.4 1.9-14.3 0 0.0 . - . 98 70.6 60.5-79.1

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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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