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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN 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
AGE
18-24 52 10 21.7 9.7-41.9 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 42 78.3 58.1-90.3
25-34 203 60 26.4 20.1-34.0 11 4.1 2.1- 7.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9 131 68.5 60.6-75.4
35-44 280 129 45.2 37.6-52.9 43 13.4 9.4-18.6 4 1.1 0.4- 3.1 104 40.4 32.9-48.4
45-54 351 167 52.6 45.6-59.5 94 25.2 19.8-31.4 18 4.5 2.5- 7.9 72 17.7 13.4-23.0
55-64 304 110 35.8 29.2-42.9 123 39.8 33.2-46.7 32 11.5 7.3-17.5 39 13.0 8.9-18.4
65-74 252 55 18.3 13.5-24.4 102 43.7 35.8-51.9 76 30.3 23.4-38.1 19 7.7 4.7-12.4
75+ 175 26 14.3 9.2-21.6 62 39.2 30.0-49.2 75 40.4 31.5-49.9 12 6.1 3.2-11.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 66 26.2 18.9-35.1 119 32.6 26.3-39.6 96 27.0 21.3-33.6 31 14.2 9.5-20.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 540 202 39.1 33.2-45.3 154 24.3 20.1-29.2 76 11.0 8.1-14.8 108 25.5 20.2-31.8
Some Post-H.S. 406 154 35.6 29.6-42.1 101 19.0 14.8-24.1 26 3.8 2.2- 6.5 125 41.6 34.9-48.6
College Graduate 374 143 32.5 26.5-39.0 63 11.8 8.7-15.9 9 1.0 0.5- 2.1 159 54.7 47.7-61.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 324 92 32.6 26.0-40.1 110 27.5 22.1-33.7 66 18.4 13.3-24.8 56 21.5 16.0-28.2
$15,000- 24,999 371 122 33.4 27.0-40.4 116 28.7 23.0-35.2 55 10.1 7.3-13.8 78 27.8 21.0-35.7
$25,000- 34,999 210 90 42.1 33.5-51.3 49 18.7 13.2-25.7 17 6.6 3.6-11.8 54 32.6 23.8-42.7
$35,000- 49,999 190 78 45.3 35.7-55.2 45 22.6 16.1-30.7 5 2.2 0.7- 7.1 62 29.9 22.2-39.1
$50,000-74,999 165 65 32.4 24.2-41.9 27 10.7 6.8-16.4 2 1.2 0.3- 5.5 71 55.7 45.8-65.1
$75,000+ 137 55 27.2 19.5-36.4 18 9.7 5.5-16.6 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 63 62.8 52.4-72.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 642 179 30.8 25.9-36.1 230 30.6 26.2-35.4 129 16.8 13.4-20.8 104 21.8 17.2-27.3
No 924 361 36.1 31.9-40.6 194 16.6 13.9-19.6 72 5.1 3.8- 6.9 297 42.2 37.6-46.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 52 22 32.2 18.9-49.2 9 17.3 6.4-39.0 0 0.0 . - . 21 50.4 32.0-68.8
Non-Veteran 1,582 545 34.7 31.4-38.1 428 21.2 18.8-23.7 207 9.3 7.8-11.1 402 34.8 31.3-38.5

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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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