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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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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 11,039 3,216 28.2 27.1-29.2 1,584 13.4 12.7-14.2 1,193 9.5 8.8-10.1 5,046 48.9 47.8-50.1
GENDER
Male 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
Female 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
18-24 515 70 12.7 9.7-16.6 3 0.6 0.1- 2.8 2 0.6 0.2- 2.4 440 86.0 82.0-89.3
25-34 1,582 306 19.5 17.1-22.1 44 2.3 1.6- 3.3 5 0.2 0.1- 0.5 1,227 78.0 75.3-80.4
35-44 2,037 589 28.8 26.5-31.3 117 6.2 4.9- 7.9 33 1.7 1.1- 2.5 1,298 63.2 60.6-65.8
45-54 2,094 741 33.5 31.1-36.0 279 14.2 12.4-16.2 123 5.8 4.8- 7.1 951 46.4 43.8-49.1
55-64 1,989 682 33.4 30.8-36.0 440 20.8 18.7-23.1 274 13.8 12.0-15.8 593 32.0 29.4-34.8
65-74 1,568 458 29.4 26.7-32.3 403 25.1 22.5-27.8 409 26.2 23.5-29.0 298 19.3 17.1-21.8
75+ 1,212 355 28.2 25.2-31.4 296 25.7 22.6-29.1 344 26.3 23.5-29.4 217 19.7 17.0-22.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,418 346 25.7 22.9-28.8 378 25.6 22.8-28.5 499 31.6 28.7-34.7 195 17.1 14.5-20.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,166 1,064 33.5 31.5-35.6 600 17.9 16.3-19.6 423 12.0 10.8-13.5 1,079 36.5 34.4-38.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,850 946 31.6 29.5-33.7 362 11.7 10.3-13.2 190 6.3 5.3- 7.4 1,352 50.5 48.2-52.8
College Graduate 3,591 856 22.0 20.4-23.7 241 6.8 5.9- 7.9 78 1.9 1.5- 2.5 2,416 69.3 67.4-71.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,020 213 18.2 15.6-21.2 286 27.9 24.4-31.6 323 29.7 26.3-33.3 198 24.2 20.6-28.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,555 506 31.7 28.8-34.7 332 21.7 19.2-24.5 268 17.0 14.8-19.5 449 29.6 26.7-32.5
$25,000- 34,999 1,266 434 33.3 30.1-36.6 191 15.2 12.9-17.9 117 9.8 8.0-12.0 524 41.7 38.4-45.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,555 503 30.8 28.1-33.6 206 14.5 12.4-16.9 76 5.1 3.9- 6.5 770 49.6 46.6-52.6
$50,000-74,999 1,523 464 31.1 28.3-34.1 128 8.5 7.0-10.3 54 3.6 2.7- 4.9 877 56.8 53.7-59.8
$75,000+ 1,793 451 23.8 21.6-26.2 87 5.0 3.8- 6.5 25 1.5 0.9- 2.4 1,230 69.7 67.0-72.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,472 988 27.7 25.9-29.6 803 22.6 20.9-24.4 681 18.0 16.4-19.6 1,000 31.6 29.7-33.7
No 7,285 2,148 28.3 27.0-29.6 742 9.5 8.7-10.3 479 5.7 5.1- 6.4 3,916 56.5 55.1-57.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,525 522 32.6 29.9-35.4 303 19.4 17.2-21.9 228 14.6 12.6-16.8 472 33.4 30.5-36.3
Non-Veteran 9,394 2,666 27.3 26.2-28.5 1,275 12.3 11.5-13.2 961 8.5 7.9- 9.2 4,492 51.8 50.5-53.1
Currently Serving 107 22 21.6 13.6-32.6 6 7.6 3.0-18.0 3 2.9 0.8- 9.9 76 67.8 56.2-77.5

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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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