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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Davidson 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
-Davidson County 403 126 28.5 23.4-34.3 71 13.6 10.0-18.3 44 7.0 4.9-10.0 162 50.9 44.2-57.5
GENDER
Male 163 51 29.6 21.8-38.8 31 12.6 8.5-18.3 18 7.0 3.8-12.3 63 50.9 41.1-60.6
Female 240 75 27.6 21.2-35.1 40 14.5 9.1-22.3 26 7.1 4.5-10.8 99 50.9 41.8-59.8
RACE
White 357 108 27.7 22.3-33.8 67 15.5 11.3-21.0 39 7.4 5.0-10.8 143 49.4 42.1-56.7
Other 44 16 31.2 18.0-48.2 4 3.4 1.2- 9.6 5 5.1 2.0-12.6 19 60.3 43.5-75.0
AGE
18-44 117 34 22.6 15.5-31.6 7 5.9 2.4-14.0 0 0.0 . - . 76 71.5 61.5-79.8
45+ 285 92 34.9 28.5-41.9 64 21.8 16.3-28.4 44 14.4 10.3-19.9 85 28.9 23.3-35.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 233 73 30.8 24.0-38.6 52 15.6 11.1-21.7 37 10.3 7.0-15.0 71 43.2 34.8-52.0
Some College + 170 53 25.2 18.1-33.9 19 10.7 5.6-19.4 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 91 61.9 51.6-71.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 241 75 27.2 20.7-34.7 58 19.3 13.5-26.7 32 9.6 6.3-14.4 76 44.0 34.9-53.5
$50,000+ 111 33 27.1 18.5-37.9 9 5.5 2.7-10.7 4 2.3 0.8- 6.6 65 65.1 54.0-74.8

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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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