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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 883 331 38.3 34.4-42.3 177 18.3 15.6-21.4 101 9.7 7.7-12.2 274 33.7 30.0-37.7
AGE
18-24 60 9 17.9 7.6-36.6 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 51 82.1 63.4-92.4
25-34 140 48 34.2 25.8-43.7 3 1.7 0.5- 5.4 0 0.0 . - . 89 64.1 54.6-72.6
35-44 175 87 49.3 39.9-58.6 13 6.7 3.8-11.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.6 73 43.5 34.5-52.9
45-54 174 82 51.3 42.6-59.9 46 22.3 16.1-29.9 10 6.4 3.2-12.4 36 20.0 13.9-27.9
55-64 166 60 35.2 27.1-44.3 56 35.3 27.2-44.5 35 20.1 14.0-28.0 15 9.4 5.1-16.6
65-74 103 29 25.8 17.2-36.8 41 46.7 35.2-58.5 25 20.9 12.3-33.2 8 6.7 3.1-13.7
75+ 60 13 21.0 11.4-35.4 17 26.2 15.5-40.8 28 48.6 34.0-63.5 2 4.2 0.8-20.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 69 30.0 23.2-37.7 55 26.4 19.9-34.0 60 23.7 17.6-31.1 36 20.0 13.9-27.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 330 133 41.5 35.1-48.3 66 17.3 13.2-22.3 28 7.9 5.1-12.1 103 33.3 27.4-39.7
Some Post-H.S. 188 66 33.4 26.1-41.5 37 17.9 12.5-24.8 7 2.7 1.2- 5.9 78 46.1 37.8-54.7
College Graduate 143 62 48.3 38.1-58.7 18 10.1 5.8-16.8 6 3.6 1.4- 8.9 57 38.0 28.9-48.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 145 42 26.3 19.0-35.3 42 30.1 21.7-40.1 37 21.1 14.8-29.1 24 22.5 14.6-32.9
$15,000- 24,999 176 68 39.6 30.6-49.4 43 22.0 15.7-29.9 23 13.8 8.3-22.1 42 24.6 17.3-33.6
$25,000- 34,999 110 44 37.0 27.7-47.3 15 16.0 9.5-25.7 10 8.0 4.0-15.2 41 39.0 29.1-50.0
$35,000- 49,999 122 55 49.2 39.0-59.4 23 13.2 8.3-20.3 3 1.7 0.5- 5.3 41 36.0 26.7-46.4
$50,000-74,999 99 47 49.1 37.7-60.5 11 10.8 5.7-19.6 1 0.9 0.1- 6.4 40 39.1 28.8-50.6
$75,000+ 65 27 44.8 30.2-60.4 10 17.9 9.0-32.4 0 0.0 . - . 28 37.3 24.7-51.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 301 105 35.3 29.1-42.0 86 29.0 23.3-35.5 59 18.4 13.8-24.0 51 17.3 12.9-22.9
No 539 209 39.1 34.1-44.2 85 13.7 10.8-17.2 34 4.9 3.2- 7.5 211 42.4 37.4-47.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 256 100 41.7 34.7-49.1 68 23.1 17.8-29.4 27 9.8 6.0-15.5 61 25.4 19.4-32.5
Non-Veteran 593 222 37.4 32.6-42.4 108 17.2 14.0-21.0 73 9.9 7.6-12.9 190 35.5 30.9-40.4
Currently Serving 28 7 26.3 11.4-49.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 21 73.7 50.1-88.6

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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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