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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 397 108 25.9 20.9-31.7 49 8.6 6.3-11.6 32 5.5 3.6- 8.3 208 60.0 53.9-65.9
GENDER
Male 155 44 28.3 20.3-37.8 18 7.5 4.6-12.2 11 4.7 2.4- 8.9 82 59.5 49.9-68.5
Female 242 64 23.5 17.9-30.2 31 9.6 6.5-14.0 21 6.4 3.7-10.8 126 60.5 52.9-67.7
RACE
White 296 79 22.4 17.5-28.2 34 8.5 5.9-12.1 18 3.5 2.0- 6.2 165 65.6 59.0-71.6
Other 101 29 33.8 22.9-46.9 15 8.7 4.9-15.0 14 10.0 5.4-17.8 43 47.4 35.4-59.8
AGE
18-44 109 18 16.3 9.6-26.2 2 1.3 0.3- 5.0 1 1.3 0.2- 8.7 88 81.2 71.0-88.3
45+ 285 88 33.3 26.9-40.4 47 14.5 10.7-19.4 31 9.0 6.0-13.2 119 43.2 36.5-50.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 131 43 31.8 22.4-42.8 23 11.6 7.3-18.2 25 13.9 8.6-21.7 40 42.7 31.2-55.0
Some College + 266 65 23.2 17.4-30.1 26 7.1 4.7-10.7 7 1.6 0.6- 3.9 168 68.1 61.0-74.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 168 50 29.0 20.6-39.2 33 15.5 10.5-22.2 26 12.1 7.5-19.0 59 43.4 33.0-54.4
$50,000+ 183 47 24.4 17.9-32.3 11 4.5 2.5- 8.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.3 124 70.5 62.4-77.5

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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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