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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Guilford 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
-Guilford County 417 118 24.4 19.6-29.9 66 10.8 8.0-14.4 38 5.4 3.7- 7.9 195 59.4 52.9-65.6
GENDER
Male 162 47 25.3 18.1-34.3 21 8.8 5.2-14.4 16 4.1 2.3- 7.2 78 61.8 52.1-70.6
Female 255 71 23.4 17.5-30.6 45 12.7 8.9-17.8 22 6.6 3.9-10.9 117 57.3 48.4-65.7
RACE
White 310 86 21.8 16.9-27.8 47 9.0 6.4-12.6 29 5.8 3.7- 8.9 148 63.4 56.0-70.1
Other 104 32 29.3 19.9-40.8 19 14.2 8.6-22.6 9 4.8 2.2-10.1 44 51.7 39.5-63.7
AGE
18-44 107 18 11.5 6.8-19.0 2 1.0 0.2- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 87 87.4 79.8-92.5
45+ 306 97 35.0 28.6-41.9 64 19.8 15.1-25.5 38 10.4 7.1-14.8 107 34.9 28.8-41.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 158 47 23.3 15.9-32.8 37 15.0 9.7-22.4 29 9.1 5.7-14.3 45 52.6 39.9-64.9
Some College + 258 70 25.0 19.1-31.9 29 8.0 5.2-12.0 9 2.9 1.3- 6.3 150 64.2 56.9-70.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 183 53 22.3 15.8-30.6 42 17.6 12.0-25.1 21 6.0 3.7- 9.6 67 54.0 43.5-64.2
$50,000+ 176 51 27.3 20.2-35.7 15 5.5 3.2- 9.5 5 2.0 0.7- 5.0 105 65.2 56.3-73.2

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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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