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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES

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 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
AGE
18-24 29 4 8.7 3.1-22.4 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 25 91.3 77.6-96.9
25-34 68 20 35.8 22.8-51.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 48 64.2 48.8-77.2
35-44 132 60 43.9 34.0-54.3 6 4.1 1.6-10.3 2 1.4 0.3- 6.2 64 50.6 40.3-60.8
45-54 178 77 44.0 34.6-53.9 48 30.2 21.7-40.4 7 2.2 1.0- 5.0 46 23.5 16.8-31.9
55-64 150 53 40.2 30.2-51.0 52 29.6 21.7-39.0 18 10.7 5.1-20.9 27 19.6 12.6-29.1
65-74 91 24 32.5 22.1-45.0 37 37.7 27.1-49.5 24 25.4 16.5-36.8 6 4.5 1.8-10.9
75+ 60 16 19.3 10.9-31.9 21 34.4 20.9-50.8 20 42.1 26.8-59.1 3 4.2 1.2-14.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 124 35 26.2 17.3-37.7 49 28.9 19.5-40.5 24 12.0 7.1-19.5 16 32.9 18.7-51.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 285 105 36.6 28.9-45.0 70 16.6 12.1-22.4 32 7.8 5.0-12.0 78 39.0 30.2-48.6
Some Post-H.S. 170 69 36.0 27.5-45.5 31 15.5 9.6-23.9 11 2.8 1.4- 5.3 59 45.8 36.1-55.9
College Graduate 132 47 37.3 27.2-48.7 14 7.2 3.9-12.8 5 4.2 1.2-14.0 66 51.3 40.4-62.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 103 36 39.1 27.1-52.7 37 24.7 16.1-35.9 20 17.6 9.4-30.6 10 18.6 8.1-37.1
$15,000- 24,999 132 43 34.5 22.7-48.6 38 18.9 12.3-27.8 19 9.2 4.9-16.9 32 37.4 23.6-53.6
$25,000- 34,999 91 33 36.0 23.3-51.0 20 12.7 7.3-21.3 11 6.4 3.1-12.8 27 44.9 28.8-62.0
$35,000- 49,999 128 48 36.1 26.4-47.1 29 17.4 11.2-26.0 10 6.6 3.2-13.3 41 39.9 29.6-51.1
$50,000-74,999 87 35 34.0 22.7-47.5 10 10.0 3.6-25.3 2 0.9 0.2- 3.5 40 55.1 41.2-68.1
$75,000+ 100 42 39.4 28.0-52.0 6 4.6 1.7-11.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.0 50 55.1 42.5-67.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 286 86 31.5 24.6-39.4 84 21.9 16.5-28.5 51 13.3 9.1-18.9 65 33.3 25.0-42.8
No 390 155 36.8 30.4-43.7 71 12.1 8.8-16.4 18 2.4 1.3- 4.5 146 48.8 41.6-56.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 237 76 25.1 18.9-32.4 55 18.4 13.2-25.0 26 10.5 6.2-17.3 80 46.0 36.7-55.6
Non-Veteran 477 181 39.4 33.4-45.8 110 15.1 11.7-19.4 46 4.7 3.3- 6.7 140 40.7 34.2-47.5

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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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