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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 425 124 29.3 24.5-34.6 49 11.2 8.2-15.0 39 8.4 5.9-11.7 213 51.2 45.5-56.8
GENDER
Male 131 32 29.2 21.0-39.0 20 12.6 7.9-19.5 11 8.8 4.8-15.7 68 49.4 39.7-59.0
Female 294 92 29.3 23.7-35.7 29 10.3 6.8-15.2 28 8.1 5.4-12.0 145 52.3 45.5-59.1
RACE
White 366 98 25.9 21.0-31.4 41 11.5 8.2-15.8 32 8.1 5.5-11.8 195 54.5 48.4-60.4
Other 58 25 43.3 29.4-58.2 8 9.9 4.5-20.3 7 10.0 4.6-20.4 18 36.8 23.2-52.9
AGE
18-44 189 53 29.2 22.3-37.3 4 2.0 0.7- 5.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 131 68.6 60.4-75.7
45+ 234 70 29.0 22.7-36.4 45 19.6 14.4-26.2 37 15.5 11.0-21.5 82 35.8 28.4-44.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 55 38.5 30.0-47.7 28 14.3 9.6-20.8 29 16.0 10.7-23.2 51 31.3 23.7-39.9
Some College + 262 69 23.7 18.4-30.0 21 9.3 5.9-14.5 10 3.8 2.0- 7.2 162 63.2 56.1-69.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 178 58 33.1 25.4-41.9 25 13.4 8.7-20.2 28 16.4 11.0-23.6 67 37.1 29.3-45.6
$50,000+ 168 43 26.5 19.5-35.0 6 4.5 2.0-10.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 118 68.1 59.3-75.7

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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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