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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALES

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 AMERICAN FEMALES 427 276 64.6 58.4-70.3 151 35.4 29.7-41.6
AGE
65-74 252 176 69.7 61.9-76.6 76 30.3 23.4-38.1
75+ 175 100 59.6 50.1-68.5 75 40.4 31.5-49.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 176 98 52.8 43.4-62.1 78 47.2 37.9-56.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 134 85 65.1 54.0-74.7 49 34.9 25.3-46.0
Some Post-H.S. 63 47 76.7 57.4-88.9 16 23.3 11.1-42.6
College Graduate 54 46 89.2 77.3-95.3 8 10.8 4.7-22.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 122 74 61.9 50.8-71.9 48 38.1 28.1-49.2
$15,000- 24,999 109 73 72.4 61.3-81.3 36 27.6 18.7-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 34 24 60.0 37.4-79.0 10 40.0 21.0-62.6
$35,000- 49,999 21 19 83.6 42.9-97.2 2 16.4 2.8-57.1
$50,000-74,999 12 11 75.9 27.5-96.3 1 24.1 3.7-72.5
$75,000+ 10 9 90.6 54.7-98.7 1 9.4 1.3-45.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 257 163 63.7 55.6-71.1 94 36.3 28.9-44.4
No 160 107 66.4 56.4-75.2 53 33.6 24.8-43.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 3 3 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Non-Veteran 424 273 63.9 57.7-69.6 151 36.1 30.4-42.3

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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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