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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Catawba 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
-Catawba County 437 138 31.0 25.7-36.8 76 13.4 10.2-17.4 43 6.8 4.9- 9.6 180 48.8 42.7-54.9
GENDER
Male 172 53 29.7 21.8-38.9 26 12.0 7.7-18.2 18 5.8 3.5- 9.5 75 52.5 43.1-61.8
Female 265 85 32.2 25.6-39.6 50 14.8 10.5-20.4 25 7.8 4.9-12.2 105 45.2 37.6-53.1
RACE
White 379 121 30.7 25.2-36.7 66 14.1 10.5-18.7 35 6.0 4.2- 8.6 157 49.1 42.7-55.6
Other 56 17 32.6 19.4-49.3 10 10.7 5.3-20.5 8 10.2 4.6-21.0 21 46.5 31.1-62.5
AGE
18-44 121 39 31.7 22.8-42.2 5 2.6 1.1- 6.3 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 76 65.4 54.9-74.6
45+ 312 97 30.2 24.6-36.4 71 23.0 17.8-29.3 42 12.7 9.1-17.4 102 34.1 28.3-40.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 192 55 31.5 23.8-40.4 55 22.1 16.1-29.5 38 13.4 9.3-19.0 44 33.0 24.4-42.8
Some College + 245 83 30.5 23.7-38.4 21 6.0 3.6- 9.8 5 1.2 0.5- 3.0 136 62.2 54.2-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 235 78 31.1 24.1-39.0 60 20.6 15.1-27.6 32 9.8 6.5-14.4 65 38.5 29.9-47.9
$50,000+ 152 47 32.1 23.7-41.9 5 2.6 1.0- 6.1 5 2.5 1.0- 6.2 95 62.9 53.2-71.6

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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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