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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 406 119 29.9 23.6-37.1 81 14.2 10.9-18.2 48 6.4 4.6- 8.8 158 49.5 42.6-56.5
GENDER
Male 169 45 30.7 20.8-42.6 35 14.5 9.9-20.9 23 7.2 4.5-11.3 66 47.6 37.3-58.2
Female 237 74 29.2 21.9-37.8 46 13.8 9.7-19.3 25 5.6 3.6- 8.8 92 51.3 42.2-60.4
RACE
White 345 98 24.8 19.7-30.7 73 16.5 12.6-21.3 40 6.7 4.7- 9.4 134 52.1 44.9-59.2
Other 61 21 46.9 29.5-65.2 8 6.5 2.7-14.5 8 5.5 2.3-12.3 24 41.1 25.8-58.4
AGE
18-44 110 29 28.3 17.9-41.7 5 3.2 1.2- 8.0 1 0.2 0.0- 1.6 75 68.3 55.2-79.0
45+ 293 88 31.5 25.6-38.1 76 25.3 20.1-31.4 47 12.7 9.3-17.1 82 30.5 24.7-37.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 214 66 35.5 26.0-46.3 60 20.4 14.9-27.2 38 9.9 6.8-14.4 50 34.1 24.7-45.0
Some College + 191 52 23.5 16.5-32.4 21 7.2 4.3-11.8 10 2.4 1.2- 4.7 108 66.9 57.8-74.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 217 66 37.0 27.3-47.9 55 19.8 14.4-26.7 37 9.9 6.8-14.3 59 33.2 24.7-42.9
$50,000+ 123 30 19.3 12.8-28.2 11 8.2 4.2-15.3 2 1.2 0.3- 4.9 80 71.2 61.5-79.4

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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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