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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Iredell 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
-Iredell County 415 114 25.3 20.6-30.8 68 10.5 7.8-13.9 40 6.2 4.3- 8.7 193 58.0 52.1-63.7
GENDER
Male 144 41 29.0 20.9-38.8 25 12.0 7.5-18.5 14 6.6 3.7-11.6 64 52.4 42.6-62.0
Female 271 73 22.6 17.4-28.8 43 9.3 6.5-13.2 26 5.8 3.8- 9.0 129 62.2 55.1-68.9
RACE
White 361 100 23.7 18.9-29.2 56 9.6 6.9-13.1 33 5.9 4.1- 8.6 172 60.8 54.6-66.7
Other 52 14 34.8 20.4-52.7 11 14.3 7.3-26.0 7 7.6 2.9-18.7 20 43.3 27.5-60.5
AGE
18-44 128 28 19.6 13.2-28.2 2 2.2 0.5- 8.6 0 0.0 . - . 98 78.2 69.2-85.1
45+ 285 86 31.6 25.3-38.6 66 19.2 14.8-24.7 40 12.7 9.0-17.6 93 36.5 30.0-43.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 183 57 32.8 24.7-42.0 44 17.9 12.4-24.9 32 11.2 7.5-16.4 50 38.1 28.9-48.3
Some College + 230 57 20.2 14.8-26.9 23 4.9 3.1- 7.9 7 2.4 1.0- 5.7 143 72.5 65.4-78.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 59 28.7 21.4-37.2 46 15.4 10.8-21.6 24 7.7 4.8-12.2 66 48.2 39.1-57.4
$50,000+ 158 38 22.4 15.5-31.4 14 5.7 3.2-10.2 6 2.6 1.1- 5.9 100 69.2 60.1-77.1

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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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