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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE 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 6,914 1,990 27.6 26.3-28.9 1,019 13.7 12.8-14.7 777 9.7 8.9-10.5 3,128 49.0 47.6-50.5
AGE
18-24 311 44 13.0 9.4-17.8 1 0.9 0.1- 6.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.0 265 85.5 80.3-89.5
25-34 965 183 17.4 14.9-20.3 34 3.0 2.0- 4.5 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 744 79.3 76.2-82.0
35-44 1,228 351 28.4 25.4-31.6 70 5.2 3.9- 6.9 17 1.4 0.8- 2.4 790 65.0 61.7-68.2
45-54 1,299 463 34.4 31.2-37.6 165 13.6 11.4-16.2 77 6.0 4.6- 7.8 594 46.0 42.7-49.4
55-64 1,205 399 32.4 29.3-35.7 263 21.9 19.2-24.9 163 13.5 11.3-16.0 380 32.2 29.1-35.6
65-74 1,010 286 27.5 24.3-30.9 270 26.6 23.4-30.1 263 25.6 22.5-29.1 191 20.3 17.4-23.5
75+ 863 252 28.3 24.7-32.1 214 25.4 21.9-29.2 250 28.5 24.9-32.3 147 17.9 14.9-21.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 890 200 24.1 20.7-27.8 251 28.1 24.5-31.9 332 34.1 30.4-38.1 107 13.7 10.8-17.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,032 690 34.6 32.1-37.3 408 18.5 16.6-20.6 289 12.8 11.2-14.6 645 34.0 31.5-36.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,835 606 30.7 28.2-33.4 235 11.9 10.2-13.8 118 5.8 4.7- 7.3 876 51.5 48.7-54.4
College Graduate 2,149 491 19.8 18.0-21.9 123 5.9 4.7- 7.2 37 1.5 1.0- 2.3 1,498 72.8 70.5-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 725 155 20.2 16.9-24.0 208 29.3 25.2-33.6 233 30.3 26.4-34.6 129 20.2 16.5-24.5
$15,000- 24,999 1,075 354 32.5 29.2-36.1 237 21.8 18.9-24.9 173 15.5 13.1-18.2 311 30.2 26.8-33.8
$25,000- 34,999 770 264 31.5 27.6-35.6 119 16.3 13.2-20.0 69 9.5 7.3-12.3 318 42.7 38.4-47.1
$35,000- 49,999 896 281 29.6 26.2-33.2 109 13.7 11.0-16.9 30 3.6 2.4- 5.5 476 53.1 49.2-57.0
$50,000-74,999 873 260 29.0 25.4-32.8 63 7.4 5.6- 9.8 19 2.0 1.2- 3.5 531 61.6 57.6-65.4
$75,000+ 998 239 23.0 20.1-26.2 39 3.6 2.4- 5.5 12 1.4 0.7- 2.8 708 71.9 68.5-75.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,269 635 27.9 25.6-30.2 538 23.3 21.3-25.6 468 18.7 16.8-20.7 628 30.1 27.7-32.6
No 4,510 1,320 27.5 25.9-29.1 463 9.5 8.5-10.5 299 5.6 4.9- 6.4 2,428 57.5 55.7-59.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 99 38 39.6 28.8-51.6 6 4.4 1.8-10.2 6 3.2 1.3- 8.1 49 52.8 41.0-64.2
Non-Veteran 6,792 1,948 27.4 26.2-28.7 1,011 13.8 12.9-14.9 771 9.8 9.0-10.7 3,062 48.9 47.5-50.4
Currently Serving 20 3 11.0 2.9-34.1 2 8.6 2.0-30.0 0 0.0 . - . 15 80.5 56.8-92.8

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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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