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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 439 134 29.7 25.1-34.7 60 13.8 10.6-17.8 35 6.5 4.5- 9.4 210 50.0 44.7-55.3
GENDER
Male 159 47 28.5 21.3-36.8 28 17.3 11.9-24.3 7 2.6 1.2- 5.6 77 51.6 43.1-60.1
Female 280 87 30.8 25.2-37.0 32 10.7 7.4-15.3 28 10.0 6.6-14.8 133 48.5 42.1-54.9
RACE
White 315 84 25.8 20.8-31.5 45 15.2 11.3-20.2 25 6.5 4.1-10.0 161 52.6 46.3-58.7
Other 122 49 39.3 29.8-49.7 15 10.7 6.1-18.1 9 5.6 2.7-11.1 49 44.4 34.6-54.8
AGE
18-44 170 44 26.7 19.8-34.9 4 1.4 0.5- 3.9 0 0.0 . - . 122 71.9 63.7-78.9
45+ 268 89 31.7 25.8-38.3 56 22.9 17.6-29.1 35 11.2 7.8-15.9 88 34.2 27.9-41.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 61 36.7 28.9-45.2 26 15.5 10.4-22.5 30 14.6 9.9-21.1 46 33.2 25.3-42.2
Some College + 276 73 25.6 20.2-32.0 34 12.9 9.0-18.0 5 1.8 0.6- 4.9 164 59.7 53.0-66.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 229 88 38.7 31.8-46.1 33 16.6 11.7-23.0 26 9.6 6.2-14.5 82 35.1 28.4-42.4
$50,000+ 136 32 23.4 16.3-32.4 15 9.5 5.6-15.9 1 0.3 0.0- 2.1 88 66.8 57.5-74.9

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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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