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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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%)
TOTAL 1,783 673 37.5 34.8-40.3 396 21.7 19.4-24.2 263 12.0 10.4-13.8 451 28.8 26.1-31.6
AGE
18-24 114 24 19.7 12.4-29.9 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 0 0.0 . - . 88 79.1 68.9-86.6
25-34 325 139 40.5 34.2-47.1 15 5.4 2.6-10.8 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7 169 53.8 47.1-60.3
35-44 351 186 52.0 45.5-58.6 57 13.1 9.8-17.4 6 1.9 0.7- 4.9 102 33.0 26.7-39.9
45-54 343 175 46.9 40.4-53.4 87 29.0 23.1-35.6 34 9.3 6.3-13.4 47 14.9 10.7-20.3
55-64 255 72 27.8 21.7-34.9 106 42.6 35.4-50.0 58 19.0 14.2-25.1 19 10.6 6.1-17.7
65-74 224 40 20.7 14.4-28.9 79 36.6 28.8-45.3 92 38.5 31.0-46.6 13 4.2 2.3- 7.4
75+ 160 34 24.0 16.9-32.7 46 29.4 21.5-38.8 70 40.2 31.5-49.5 10 6.5 3.1-12.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 383 94 27.5 22.4-33.3 117 30.3 25.0-36.1 129 29.8 24.7-35.3 43 12.5 8.9-17.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 583 236 37.7 33.0-42.6 125 22.9 18.8-27.6 88 13.4 10.5-16.9 134 26.0 21.6-30.9
Some Post-H.S. 464 196 42.4 36.9-48.1 102 20.0 15.8-25.1 28 4.8 3.1- 7.5 138 32.7 27.4-38.5
College Graduate 350 146 39.6 33.5-46.0 50 13.9 10.2-18.6 18 4.2 2.4- 7.3 136 42.4 35.9-49.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 384 113 29.2 24.1-34.8 112 29.5 24.0-35.6 80 18.3 14.2-23.2 79 23.1 18.2-28.8
$15,000- 24,999 440 169 37.3 31.9-42.9 103 24.2 19.3-29.8 63 12.9 9.7-16.9 105 25.7 20.7-31.4
$25,000- 34,999 232 95 38.3 31.0-46.3 39 18.0 12.6-25.1 21 7.2 4.3-11.7 77 36.5 29.1-44.6
$35,000- 49,999 179 95 52.4 43.6-61.0 27 17.6 11.6-25.8 8 3.8 1.7- 8.5 49 26.2 19.6-34.2
$50,000-74,999 91 45 44.7 33.0-57.1 13 9.8 5.2-17.8 2 2.6 0.5-12.2 31 42.9 30.7-56.1
$75,000+ 78 37 46.8 34.4-59.6 11 16.1 8.4-28.5 3 2.8 0.9- 8.9 27 34.3 23.1-47.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 638 201 32.5 28.3-37.1 184 28.8 24.7-33.2 166 22.6 19.1-26.6 87 16.1 12.6-20.2
No 1,082 448 39.9 36.3-43.6 199 18.2 15.4-21.4 85 6.4 5.0- 8.2 350 35.5 31.9-39.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 49 27 47.7 30.5-65.4 2 3.5 0.7-15.4 2 2.1 0.5- 8.2 18 46.8 29.2-65.1
Non-Veteran 1,723 639 37.1 34.3-39.9 394 22.4 20.0-25.0 261 12.4 10.7-14.2 429 28.2 25.5-31.0
Currently Serving 10 7 73.6 40.7-91.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 3 26.4 8.1-59.3

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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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