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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

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%)
TOTAL 4,624 3,601 78.7 77.1-80.2 1,023 21.3 19.8-22.9
GENDER
Male 1,619 1,277 80.0 77.4-82.4 342 20.0 17.6-22.6
Female 3,005 2,324 77.7 75.7-79.6 681 22.3 20.4-24.3
RACE
White 3,909 3,115 81.2 79.7-82.7 794 18.8 17.3-20.3
African American 578 383 65.5 60.1-70.6 195 34.5 29.4-39.9
Asian 15 13 92.2 72.0-98.2 2 7.8 1.8-28.0
Native American 68 44 72.6 58.6-83.2 24 27.4 16.8-41.4
Other Minorities 42 37 91.3 79.2-96.6 5 8.7 3.4-20.8
HISPANIC
Hispanic 64 46 75.8 60.8-86.3 18 24.2 13.7-39.2
-English Speaking 52 36 69.2 51.4-82.7 16 30.8 17.3-48.6
-Spanish Speaking 12 10 91.5 67.7-98.2 2 8.5 1.8-32.3
Non-Hispanic 4,529 3,536 78.8 77.3-80.3 993 21.2 19.7-22.7
AGE
65-74 2,653 2,149 82.3 80.4-84.1 504 17.7 15.9-19.6
75+ 1,971 1,452 74.1 71.4-76.5 519 25.9 23.5-28.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,038 589 57.5 53.7-61.3 449 42.5 38.7-46.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,508 1,130 73.8 70.7-76.8 378 26.2 23.2-29.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,032 884 87.4 84.6-89.7 148 12.6 10.3-15.4
College Graduate 1,030 985 96.5 95.1-97.5 45 3.5 2.5- 4.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 715 428 59.1 54.3-63.7 287 40.9 36.3-45.7
$15,000- 24,999 975 696 72.7 68.9-76.2 279 27.3 23.8-31.1
$25,000- 34,999 559 452 80.6 76.2-84.4 107 19.4 15.6-23.8
$35,000- 49,999 577 515 87.9 83.6-91.1 62 12.1 8.9-16.4
$50,000-74,999 451 414 92.1 88.7-94.6 37 7.9 5.4-11.3
$75,000+ 426 407 95.1 91.8-97.0 19 4.9 3.0- 8.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,309 1,691 73.8 71.3-76.0 618 26.2 24.0-28.7
No 2,212 1,837 84.1 82.0-85.9 375 15.9 14.1-18.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,057 854 82.2 79.0-85.0 203 17.8 15.0-21.0
Non-Veteran 3,566 2,747 77.4 75.6-79.1 819 22.6 20.9-24.4

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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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