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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Cumberland 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
-Cumberland County 466 156 29.5 24.4-35.1 97 15.0 11.7-18.9 39 5.3 3.7- 7.6 174 50.3 43.9-56.6
GENDER
Male 161 55 28.6 20.7-38.0 30 12.3 7.8-18.8 15 5.1 2.9- 8.9 61 54.0 43.3-64.3
Female 305 101 30.3 24.3-37.1 67 17.4 13.2-22.5 24 5.5 3.4- 8.6 113 46.9 39.9-53.9
RACE
White 268 79 27.6 20.9-35.3 55 15.4 11.0-21.1 27 5.9 3.8- 9.0 107 51.2 42.2-60.1
Other 196 76 31.9 24.5-40.4 42 14.5 10.1-20.5 12 4.7 2.5- 8.6 66 48.9 39.9-57.9
AGE
18-44 150 41 21.4 14.6-30.4 7 4.5 2.0-10.0 1 0.3 0.0- 1.8 101 73.8 64.4-81.4
45+ 312 115 38.7 32.5-45.3 89 26.4 21.2-32.4 38 10.8 7.6-15.2 70 24.1 18.8-30.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 202 65 30.0 21.7-39.7 58 20.9 14.9-28.6 28 8.7 5.5-13.4 51 40.5 29.4-52.6
Some College + 262 91 29.3 23.3-36.1 39 10.3 7.1-14.7 11 2.6 1.4- 5.1 121 57.7 50.4-64.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 261 84 27.4 20.5-35.5 72 19.6 14.5-26.0 25 5.8 3.6- 9.1 80 47.3 37.7-57.0
$50,000+ 152 60 35.6 27.4-44.8 14 6.4 3.4-11.7 3 1.6 0.4- 5.2 75 56.4 47.1-65.3

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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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