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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-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 5,463 1,717 31.1 29.6-32.7 774 13.0 12.0-14.1 542 8.8 8.0- 9.8 2,430 47.0 45.4-48.7
RACE
White 4,125 1,226 28.8 27.2-30.5 565 13.1 11.9-14.4 416 9.2 8.2-10.3 1,918 48.8 47.0-50.7
African American 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
Asian 41 11 32.8 18.1-51.9 2 5.4 1.3-20.0 0 0.0 . - . 28 61.9 43.3-77.5
Native American 89 31 35.9 23.6-50.3 16 15.8 9.2-26.0 13 10.8 5.8-19.2 29 37.5 25.1-51.8
Other Minorities 297 113 36.5 29.8-43.7 10 2.0 0.9- 4.3 9 4.0 2.0- 8.1 165 57.6 50.2-64.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 301 109 33.9 27.5-41.0 13 2.8 1.3- 5.9 11 3.9 1.9- 7.9 168 59.4 52.2-66.2
-English Speaking 101 30 25.7 17.1-36.7 9 8.2 3.3-19.0 7 8.0 2.9-19.8 55 58.2 46.1-69.3
-Spanish Speaking 200 79 36.7 28.8-45.4 4 1.0 0.3- 3.4 4 2.5 0.9- 7.0 113 59.8 51.1-68.0
Non-Hispanic 5,156 1,606 30.9 29.4-32.4 761 13.9 12.9-15.1 531 9.3 8.4-10.3 2,258 45.8 44.2-47.5
AGE
18-24 337 50 15.0 10.6-20.8 3 0.3 0.1- 0.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.4 283 84.4 78.6-88.8
25-34 900 212 26.4 22.8-30.3 13 1.3 0.7- 2.4 4 0.5 0.2- 1.6 671 71.7 67.8-75.4
35-44 1,090 376 35.2 31.8-38.8 65 6.6 4.9- 8.8 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 630 56.5 52.8-60.1
45-54 1,029 388 36.1 32.6-39.7 169 16.0 13.5-18.8 60 5.8 4.4- 7.6 412 42.1 38.4-45.9
55-64 990 359 34.9 31.4-38.6 244 22.8 19.9-26.0 152 15.3 12.8-18.3 235 27.0 23.5-30.7
65-74 678 207 30.7 26.7-35.0 178 26.4 22.7-30.5 175 26.0 22.1-30.3 118 16.9 13.8-20.5
75+ 422 118 26.5 21.9-31.7 100 25.4 20.5-31.0 129 28.7 23.9-34.1 75 19.4 15.2-24.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 955 286 29.7 26.1-33.6 194 17.4 14.8-20.4 243 21.1 18.1-24.3 232 31.8 27.8-36.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,555 541 34.9 32.0-37.8 263 16.2 14.1-18.5 166 9.8 8.2-11.7 585 39.1 36.1-42.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,279 436 33.3 30.3-36.5 171 12.0 10.1-14.3 81 5.9 4.6- 7.5 591 48.8 45.5-52.1
College Graduate 1,662 452 27.0 24.5-29.8 142 7.8 6.5- 9.4 49 2.4 1.7- 3.2 1,019 62.8 59.9-65.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 496 118 19.3 15.6-23.7 126 22.4 18.2-27.2 132 22.1 18.1-26.7 120 36.2 30.0-42.9
$15,000- 24,999 821 284 35.7 31.6-40.1 147 16.5 13.7-19.8 126 14.1 11.5-17.3 264 33.6 29.6-37.9
$25,000- 34,999 662 236 35.9 31.7-40.4 90 13.5 10.7-16.8 63 9.2 7.0-12.1 273 41.4 37.0-45.9
$35,000- 49,999 819 294 35.5 31.7-39.5 124 14.8 12.2-18.0 50 5.5 4.0- 7.5 351 44.2 40.1-48.3
$50,000-74,999 780 259 34.8 30.8-38.9 79 9.6 7.5-12.2 36 4.3 3.1- 6.0 406 51.4 47.2-55.5
$75,000+ 892 251 27.1 23.8-30.8 58 6.9 5.1- 9.3 13 1.4 0.7- 2.6 570 64.6 60.7-68.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,614 499 30.6 27.8-33.5 367 21.6 19.3-24.2 280 16.3 14.2-18.6 468 31.5 28.7-34.5
No 3,645 1,153 31.2 29.4-33.1 380 9.5 8.4-10.6 229 5.5 4.7- 6.4 1,883 53.8 51.8-55.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,728 600 34.0 31.3-36.7 375 20.4 18.3-22.7 254 14.1 12.2-16.1 499 31.6 28.9-34.4
Non-Veteran 3,584 1,079 30.1 28.2-32.0 394 10.2 9.1-11.4 283 6.8 5.9- 7.8 1,828 52.9 50.9-54.9
Currently Serving 134 31 25.0 17.3-34.7 4 4.8 1.7-13.1 3 2.1 0.6- 7.3 96 68.1 58.0-76.7

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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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