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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Alamance 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 15,506 4,847 29.4 28.3-30.5 2,732 12.3 11.7-12.9 1,563 6.1 5.7- 6.5 6,364 52.2 51.0-53.4
-Alamance County 381 110 27.0 21.0-34.0 67 12.0 8.9-16.0 52 9.0 6.4-12.7 152 51.9 44.2-59.6
GENDER
Male 119 36 27.5 16.9-41.5 27 12.4 7.6-19.5 11 5.7 2.6-12.1 45 54.4 40.1-68.0
Female 262 74 26.6 20.8-33.3 40 11.7 8.0-16.8 41 11.7 8.2-16.5 107 50.0 42.5-57.4
RACE
White 298 80 21.7 16.4-28.0 48 10.3 7.3-14.4 41 9.9 6.7-14.4 129 58.1 50.0-65.9
Other 82 30 42.4 26.9-59.5 19 17.0 9.5-28.5 11 6.7 3.2-13.6 22 34.0 19.4-52.3
AGE
18-44 104 32 26.2 16.3-39.4 4 3.7 1.3-10.3 2 1.6 0.4- 6.3 66 68.5 55.2-79.3
45+ 273 76 27.1 21.5-33.4 63 20.7 15.9-26.5 50 16.8 12.1-22.7 84 35.5 29.0-42.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 51 29.2 19.5-41.2 37 15.2 9.9-22.5 42 14.2 9.3-21.1 42 41.5 28.6-55.6
Some College + 209 59 24.6 18.6-31.8 30 8.5 5.7-12.5 10 3.3 1.6- 6.8 110 63.6 55.8-70.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 187 60 36.6 26.5-48.0 46 20.0 14.0-27.8 40 17.0 11.5-24.6 41 26.3 18.9-35.5
$50,000+ 134 38 24.1 16.2-34.4 11 5.2 2.6-10.1 1 1.0 0.1- 6.6 84 69.7 58.8-78.8

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^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = 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.

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