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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,506 6,364 52.2 51.0-53.4 9,142 47.8 46.6-49.0
-Eastern NC 5,200 1,920 48.8 46.7-50.9 3,280 51.2 49.1-53.3
GENDER
Male 1,890 704 50.1 46.7-53.6 1,186 49.9 46.4-53.3
Female 3,310 1,216 47.5 45.1-49.9 2,094 52.5 50.1-54.9
RACE
White 3,486 1,429 52.7 50.2-55.2 2,057 47.3 44.8-49.8
African American 1,199 295 36.1 31.7-40.8 904 63.9 59.2-68.3
Other Minorities 487 182 52.0 45.5-58.4 305 48.0 41.6-54.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 225 107 54.5 45.7-63.0 118 45.5 37.0-54.3
Non-Hispanic 4,954 1,810 48.4 46.3-50.5 3,144 51.6 49.5-53.7
AGE
18-24 185 157 84.4 76.4-90.0 28 15.6 10.0-23.6
25-34 526 376 73.3 68.6-77.5 150 26.7 22.5-31.4
35-44 818 455 53.7 49.4-57.9 363 46.3 42.1-50.6
45-54 1,013 382 38.6 35.0-42.4 631 61.4 57.6-65.0
55-64 1,074 261 24.4 21.5-27.4 813 75.6 72.6-78.5
65-74 911 175 19.7 16.9-22.8 736 80.3 77.2-83.1
75+ 641 104 16.6 13.4-20.3 537 83.4 79.7-86.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 829 133 29.0 23.8-34.9 696 71.0 65.1-76.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,611 435 43.2 39.0-47.6 1,176 56.8 52.4-61.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,398 565 52.4 48.7-56.1 833 47.6 43.9-51.3
College Graduate 1,349 779 65.7 62.5-68.7 570 34.3 31.3-37.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 671 117 28.7 22.9-35.4 554 71.3 64.6-77.1
$15,000- 24,999 839 212 36.6 31.0-42.6 627 63.4 57.4-69.0
$25,000- 34,999 586 178 48.4 41.5-55.4 408 51.6 44.6-58.5
$35,000- 49,999 738 270 42.1 37.5-46.9 468 57.9 53.1-62.5
$50,000-74,999 760 375 62.5 57.8-67.0 385 37.5 33.0-42.2
$75,000+ 931 555 63.0 59.0-66.9 376 37.0 33.1-41.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,044 507 33.5 30.2-37.1 1,537 66.5 62.9-69.8
No 2,998 1,351 56.7 54.2-59.3 1,647 43.3 40.7-45.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 929 348 49.9 45.1-54.7 581 50.1 45.3-54.9
Non-Veteran 4,268 1,570 48.5 46.2-50.8 2,698 51.5 49.2-53.8

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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.

**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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