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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,624 3,601 78.7 77.1-80.2 1,023 21.3 19.8-22.9
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 578 383 65.5 60.1-70.6 195 34.5 29.4-39.9
GENDER
Males 151 107 67.1 56.6-76.1 44 32.9 23.9-43.4
Females 427 276 64.6 58.4-70.3 151 35.4 29.7-41.6
HISPANIC
Hispanic 9 3 37.1 9.7-76.3 6 62.9 23.7-90.3
Non-Hispanic 559 373 65.7 60.2-70.8 186 34.3 29.2-39.8
AGE
65-74 343 243 71.7 65.3-77.4 100 28.3 22.6-34.7
75+ 235 140 59.0 50.4-67.1 95 41.0 32.9-49.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 142 61.8 54.0-69.1 91 38.2 30.9-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 187 112 54.6 44.6-64.3 75 45.4 35.7-55.4
Some Post-H.S. 90 70 81.0 67.5-89.8 20 19.0 10.2-32.5
College Graduate 67 58 90.0 79.1-95.5 9 10.0 4.5-20.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 157 95 58.1 47.6-67.9 62 41.9 32.1-52.4
$15,000- 24,999 143 99 70.7 58.5-80.5 44 29.3 19.5-41.5
$25,000- 34,999 63 44 66.3 50.6-79.0 19 33.7 21.0-49.4
$35,000- 49,999 41 33 68.8 46.8-84.7 8 31.2 15.3-53.2
$50,000-74,999 21 20 91.1 56.8-98.7 1 8.9 1.3-43.2
$75,000+ 14 12 84.0 52.9-96.1 2 16.0 3.9-47.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 339 214 62.4 55.2-69.0 125 37.6 31.0-44.8
No 221 156 69.7 60.7-77.3 65 30.3 22.7-39.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 58 41 63.7 46.3-78.2 17 36.3 21.8-53.7
Non-Veteran 520 342 65.9 60.5-70.9 178 34.1 29.1-39.5

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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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