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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 394 129 32.1 26.0-39.0 53 8.1 5.8-11.3 20 3.6 2.1- 6.2 192 56.1 49.0-63.1
GENDER
Male 146 45 30.0 20.7-41.2 13 4.3 2.2- 8.2 4 1.5 0.5- 4.1 84 64.3 53.0-74.2
Female 248 84 34.7 27.8-42.3 40 12.6 8.7-18.0 16 6.1 3.3-11.2 108 46.6 39.1-54.2
RACE
White 224 68 25.7 19.7-32.7 19 4.8 3.0- 7.7 7 2.3 1.0- 5.1 130 67.2 59.9-73.9
Other 166 59 37.0 27.4-47.8 33 9.7 6.3-14.8 13 4.6 2.3- 9.0 61 48.6 37.6-59.8
AGE
18-44 135 42 31.6 22.4-42.6 3 1.0 0.3- 3.5 1 0.9 0.1- 6.3 89 66.4 55.4-75.9
45+ 258 86 32.7 26.3-39.8 50 17.9 13.0-24.2 19 7.3 4.3-12.2 103 42.0 35.1-49.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 118 47 46.5 33.6-59.9 22 8.3 4.9-13.7 14 7.8 4.1-14.5 35 37.4 24.4-52.4
Some College + 276 82 23.3 17.9-29.7 31 8.0 5.1-12.4 6 1.0 0.4- 2.7 157 67.7 60.4-74.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 169 63 40.1 29.2-52.0 32 9.8 6.1-15.3 16 6.6 3.5-12.0 58 43.5 31.4-56.5
$50,000+ 183 47 23.9 17.4-31.8 14 5.1 2.9- 8.9 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 121 70.5 62.4-77.4

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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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