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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 591 138 24.4 20.5-28.8 49 6.8 4.9- 9.2 26 4.1 2.6- 6.4 378 64.7 60.1-69.1
GENDER
Male 229 57 27.1 20.9-34.4 12 3.1 1.5- 6.0 7 3.9 1.8- 8.3 153 65.9 58.5-72.6
Female 362 81 21.7 17.3-26.7 37 10.4 7.3-14.6 19 4.3 2.6- 7.0 225 63.6 57.9-68.9
RACE
White 429 81 18.5 14.7-23.0 30 5.3 3.6- 7.9 16 3.2 1.8- 5.6 302 73.0 68.1-77.3
Other 155 55 36.7 28.1-46.3 17 8.4 4.9-14.1 9 5.6 2.6-11.6 74 49.2 40.0-58.5
AGE
18-44 323 69 23.2 18.2-29.2 5 1.5 0.5- 4.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.4 246 74.6 68.6-79.9
45+ 262 68 25.3 19.8-31.8 43 14.2 10.3-19.4 23 9.2 5.8-14.4 128 51.2 44.3-58.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 157 51 33.8 25.6-43.1 22 8.7 5.5-13.6 19 10.8 6.4-17.6 65 46.6 37.6-55.9
Some College + 433 86 20.4 16.2-25.3 27 5.9 3.9- 9.0 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 313 72.3 67.1-77.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 210 55 27.1 20.6-34.8 27 9.4 6.1-14.0 18 8.2 4.7-13.9 110 55.3 47.3-63.1
$50,000+ 243 51 22.3 16.7-29.1 12 5.4 2.9- 9.8 2 0.8 0.2- 3.5 178 71.6 64.5-77.7

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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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