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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,624 3,601 78.7 77.1-80.2 1,023 21.3 19.8-22.9
-Eastern NC 1,552 1,220 78.8 76.4-81.1 332 21.2 18.9-23.6
GENDER
Male 534 430 81.3 77.3-84.8 104 18.7 15.2-22.7
Female 1,018 790 77.1 73.8-80.0 228 22.9 20.0-26.2
RACE
White 1,172 953 82.7 80.1-84.9 219 17.3 15.1-19.9
African American 302 208 67.3 60.6-73.3 94 32.7 26.7-39.4
Other Minorities 72 54 79.0 66.5-87.7 18 21.0 12.3-33.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 19 78.7 51.9-92.7 6 21.3 7.3-48.1
Non-Hispanic 1,513 1,192 79.0 76.5-81.3 321 21.0 18.7-23.5
AGE
65-74 911 751 84.0 81.0-86.6 160 16.0 13.4-19.0
75+ 641 469 72.4 68.2-76.2 172 27.6 23.8-31.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 381 224 59.1 53.1-64.9 157 40.9 35.1-46.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 523 413 79.3 75.0-83.0 110 20.7 17.0-25.0
Some Post-H.S. 336 282 85.6 80.9-89.3 54 14.4 10.7-19.1
College Graduate 305 295 96.7 93.1-98.4 10 3.3 1.6- 6.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 258 170 67.3 60.3-73.6 88 32.7 26.4-39.7
$15,000- 24,999 298 212 72.1 66.0-77.6 86 27.9 22.4-34.0
$25,000- 34,999 205 164 80.1 73.0-85.7 41 19.9 14.3-27.0
$35,000- 49,999 185 169 88.7 80.9-93.6 16 11.3 6.4-19.1
$50,000-74,999 151 143 94.5 89.1-97.3 8 5.5 2.7-10.9
$75,000+ 140 131 93.0 86.2-96.6 9 7.0 3.4-13.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 818 599 73.0 69.2-76.4 219 27.0 23.6-30.8
No 699 593 85.5 82.2-88.3 106 14.5 11.7-17.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 370 298 80.9 75.9-85.1 72 19.1 14.9-24.1
Non-Veteran 1,182 922 78.1 75.1-80.7 260 21.9 19.3-24.9

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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.

**Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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