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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,506 6,364 52.2 51.0-53.4 9,142 47.8 46.6-49.0
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 2,348 643 38.6 35.4-41.8 1,705 61.4 58.2-64.6
GENDER
Males 714 220 42.2 36.8-47.8 494 57.8 52.2-63.2
Females 1,634 423 35.4 32.0-39.0 1,211 64.6 61.0-68.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 25 4 24.8 7.4-57.5 21 75.2 42.5-92.6
Non-Hispanic 2,311 636 38.7 35.6-42.0 1,675 61.3 58.0-64.4
AGE
18-24 81 67 85.5 73.7-92.6 14 14.5 7.4-26.3
25-34 271 179 66.8 59.0-73.7 92 33.2 26.3-41.0
35-44 412 168 45.4 39.0-51.9 244 54.6 48.1-61.0
45-54 529 118 20.5 16.5-25.3 411 79.5 74.7-83.5
55-64 454 66 16.0 11.9-21.1 388 84.0 78.9-88.1
65-74 343 25 6.4 4.1- 9.8 318 93.6 90.2-95.9
75+ 235 15 5.5 3.0- 9.6 220 94.5 90.4-97.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 436 47 21.8 14.6-31.4 389 78.2 68.6-85.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 825 186 32.8 27.2-38.9 639 67.2 61.1-72.8
Some Post-H.S. 576 184 43.4 37.7-49.2 392 56.6 50.8-62.3
College Graduate 506 225 53.3 47.2-59.4 281 46.7 40.6-52.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 427 66 20.4 14.5-27.8 361 79.6 72.2-85.5
$15,000- 24,999 503 110 32.0 24.4-40.7 393 68.0 59.3-75.6
$25,000- 34,999 301 81 37.8 28.8-47.6 220 62.2 52.4-71.2
$35,000- 49,999 318 103 35.3 28.5-42.8 215 64.7 57.2-71.5
$50,000-74,999 252 111 55.4 46.9-63.6 141 44.6 36.4-53.1
$75,000+ 237 113 58.9 50.6-66.7 124 41.1 33.3-49.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 928 169 27.3 22.4-32.7 759 72.7 67.3-77.6
No 1,314 443 45.2 41.0-49.4 871 54.8 50.6-59.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 289 101 46.6 38.2-55.2 188 53.4 44.8-61.8
Non-Veteran 2,059 542 37.1 33.7-40.6 1,517 62.9 59.4-66.3

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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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