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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE 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 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
AGE
18-24 204 26 12.4 7.9-19.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.3 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 175 86.6 79.9-91.3
25-34 617 123 21.6 17.8-26.0 10 1.6 0.8- 3.3 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 483 76.6 72.2-80.6
35-44 809 238 29.3 25.7-33.2 47 7.3 5.1-10.3 16 2.0 1.2- 3.5 508 61.4 57.3-65.4
45-54 795 278 32.5 28.7-36.5 114 14.9 12.2-18.2 46 5.7 4.1- 7.8 357 46.9 42.7-51.1
55-64 784 283 34.3 30.4-38.4 177 19.8 16.8-23.2 111 14.1 11.4-17.3 213 31.8 27.8-36.2
65-74 558 172 31.5 27.1-36.3 133 23.4 19.6-27.7 146 26.7 22.5-31.4 107 18.3 14.9-22.3
75+ 349 103 28.1 22.9-33.9 82 26.2 20.7-32.6 94 23.3 18.7-28.6 70 22.4 17.5-28.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 528 146 27.4 22.9-32.3 127 23.1 19.1-27.8 167 29.1 24.6-34.0 88 20.4 16.3-25.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,134 374 32.3 29.1-35.7 192 17.2 14.6-20.0 134 11.2 9.2-13.5 434 39.4 36.0-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,015 340 32.6 29.2-36.1 127 11.4 9.3-13.9 72 6.8 5.2- 8.8 476 49.3 45.6-53.0
College Graduate 1,442 365 24.2 21.6-26.9 118 7.7 6.3- 9.5 41 2.3 1.6- 3.2 918 65.8 62.9-68.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 295 58 15.4 11.4-20.5 78 25.9 20.1-32.6 90 28.8 23.0-35.3 69 29.9 23.3-37.5
$15,000- 24,999 480 152 30.5 25.8-35.8 95 21.7 17.3-26.8 95 19.0 15.1-23.6 138 28.7 24.1-33.9
$25,000- 34,999 496 170 35.1 30.2-40.4 72 14.1 10.9-18.1 48 10.1 7.4-13.7 206 40.6 35.6-45.8
$35,000- 49,999 659 222 32.0 27.9-36.3 97 15.4 12.3-19.1 46 6.5 4.7- 8.9 294 46.2 41.6-50.8
$50,000-74,999 650 204 33.0 28.8-37.5 65 9.4 7.1-12.3 35 5.1 3.6- 7.1 346 52.5 47.9-57.0
$75,000+ 795 212 24.6 21.3-28.2 48 6.2 4.4- 8.6 13 1.5 0.8- 3.0 522 67.7 63.8-71.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,203 353 27.6 24.8-30.7 265 21.8 19.1-24.8 213 17.1 14.7-19.8 372 33.5 30.3-36.8
No 2,775 828 29.2 27.2-31.3 279 9.6 8.3-10.9 180 5.8 4.9- 6.9 1,488 55.4 53.2-57.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,426 484 32.3 29.5-35.2 297 20.1 17.7-22.6 222 15.1 13.0-17.4 423 32.6 29.6-35.6
Non-Veteran 2,602 718 27.2 25.2-29.3 264 9.9 8.6-11.4 190 6.5 5.5- 7.6 1,430 56.5 54.2-58.8
Currently Serving 87 19 23.0 14.2-35.2 4 7.5 2.6-19.7 3 3.3 0.9-11.2 61 66.1 53.5-76.8

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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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