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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan County

Oral Health

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%)
North Carolina 14,792 4,596 30.5 29.5-31.4 2,285 14.2 13.5-14.9 1,620 9.3 8.8- 9.9 6,291 46.0 45.0-47.0
-Rowan County 440 144 31.8 27.1-36.9 64 12.1 9.2-15.6 53 12.5 9.2-16.8 179 43.7 38.3-49.1
GENDER
Male 156 44 25.5 18.9-33.6 16 8.8 5.2-14.6 18 12.4 7.4-20.2 78 53.2 44.3-61.8
Female 284 100 37.4 31.3-44.0 48 15.0 11.1-19.9 35 12.5 8.7-17.8 101 35.1 29.2-41.4
RACE
White 366 115 29.9 24.9-35.3 55 13.2 9.8-17.3 48 13.8 9.9-18.7 148 43.2 37.5-49.1
Other 71 28 40.7 28.1-54.5 9 8.1 4.0-15.9 4 5.6 1.6-17.8 30 45.6 32.2-59.7
AGE
18-44 175 48 26.5 19.8-34.3 9 3.6 1.7- 7.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 117 69.7 61.6-76.6
45+ 264 96 36.4 30.0-43.3 55 19.2 14.5-25.0 51 21.8 16.2-28.7 62 22.6 17.4-28.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 236 73 29.8 23.6-36.9 43 14.4 10.2-19.8 45 18.8 13.5-25.6 75 37.0 29.8-44.8
Some College + 204 71 34.3 27.4-41.9 21 9.1 5.8-14.1 8 4.4 1.9- 9.8 104 52.2 44.5-59.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 254 89 34.7 28.2-41.8 44 14.2 10.3-19.3 37 15.2 10.5-21.4 84 35.9 29.1-43.4
$50,000+ 103 33 31.2 22.4-41.6 6 5.0 2.1-11.2 2 3.0 0.5-15.0 62 60.8 50.1-70.6

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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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