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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,348 824 34.9 32.1-37.8 602 18.8 16.9-20.8 279 7.8 6.6- 9.2 643 38.6 35.4-41.8
GENDER
Males 714 257 35.3 30.5-40.3 165 16.1 13.1-19.6 72 6.4 4.7- 8.7 220 42.2 36.8-47.8
Females 1,634 567 34.6 31.4-37.9 437 21.0 18.7-23.5 207 9.0 7.5-10.7 423 35.4 32.0-39.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 14 59.2 31.9-81.8 1 1.3 0.2- 9.1 6 14.7 4.7-37.9 4 24.8 7.4-57.5
Non-Hispanic 2,311 809 34.7 31.9-37.7 597 18.8 16.9-20.9 269 7.7 6.5- 9.1 636 38.7 35.6-42.0
AGE
18-24 81 14 14.5 7.4-26.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 67 85.5 73.7-92.6
25-34 271 80 30.2 23.4-38.0 11 2.4 1.3- 4.6 1 0.6 0.1- 4.2 179 66.8 59.0-73.7
35-44 412 189 44.5 38.3-51.0 49 8.8 6.2-12.4 6 1.2 0.5- 3.2 168 45.4 39.0-51.9
45-54 529 244 48.4 42.5-54.4 142 27.6 22.5-33.5 25 3.4 2.1- 5.4 118 20.5 16.5-25.3
55-64 454 163 37.8 31.9-44.0 175 35.2 29.9-40.9 50 11.1 7.4-16.3 66 16.0 11.9-21.1
65-74 343 79 24.1 18.6-30.5 139 41.2 34.7-48.1 100 28.3 22.6-34.7 25 6.4 4.1- 9.8
75+ 235 42 16.1 11.4-22.2 83 37.5 29.6-46.1 95 41.0 32.9-49.6 15 5.5 3.0- 9.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 101 26.2 20.3-33.1 168 31.1 25.5-37.3 120 20.9 16.6-25.9 47 21.8 14.6-31.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 825 307 37.7 32.7-43.0 224 20.2 16.9-24.0 108 9.3 7.1-12.0 186 32.8 27.2-38.9
Some Post-H.S. 576 223 35.8 30.7-41.2 132 17.5 13.9-21.9 37 3.4 2.2- 5.2 184 43.4 37.7-49.2
College Graduate 506 190 34.4 28.9-40.4 77 10.0 7.5-13.0 14 2.3 0.9- 5.9 225 53.3 47.2-59.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 427 128 35.1 28.8-42.0 147 26.4 21.5-32.0 86 18.1 13.3-24.1 66 20.4 14.5-27.8
$15,000- 24,999 503 165 33.9 27.3-41.1 154 24.4 19.7-29.8 74 9.7 7.0-13.3 110 32.0 24.4-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 301 123 39.5 31.8-47.8 69 16.2 12.0-21.5 28 6.5 4.1-10.2 81 37.8 28.8-47.6
$35,000- 49,999 318 126 40.3 33.2-47.8 74 19.8 15.1-25.5 15 4.6 2.4- 8.4 103 35.3 28.5-42.8
$50,000-74,999 252 100 33.2 26.0-41.3 37 10.4 6.0-17.3 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 111 55.4 46.9-63.6
$75,000+ 237 97 33.4 26.2-41.4 24 7.1 4.3-11.4 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2 113 58.9 50.6-66.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 928 265 31.1 26.8-35.7 314 26.5 22.9-30.5 180 15.1 12.4-18.4 169 27.3 22.4-32.7
No 1,314 516 36.4 32.7-40.3 265 14.5 12.4-17.0 90 3.9 2.9- 5.1 443 45.2 41.0-49.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 289 98 26.0 20.3-32.7 64 18.3 13.4-24.4 26 9.1 5.4-15.0 101 46.6 38.2-55.2
Non-Veteran 2,059 726 36.5 33.4-39.7 538 18.8 16.8-21.0 253 7.6 6.4- 8.9 542 37.1 33.7-40.6

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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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