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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

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%)
TOTAL 15,506 6,364 52.2 51.0-53.4 9,142 47.8 46.6-49.0
GENDER
Male 5,884 2,413 52.7 50.8-54.6 3,471 47.3 45.4-49.2
Female 9,622 3,951 51.7 50.2-53.2 5,671 48.3 46.8-49.8
RACE
White 12,018 5,216 54.9 53.6-56.2 6,802 45.1 43.8-46.4
African American 2,348 643 38.6 35.4-41.8 1,705 61.4 58.2-64.6
Asian 107 57 63.6 51.2-74.5 50 36.4 25.5-48.8
Native American 314 80 33.8 26.7-41.8 234 66.2 58.2-73.3
Other Minorities 656 332 58.9 53.3-64.4 324 41.1 35.6-46.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 632 311 57.5 51.6-63.1 321 42.5 36.9-48.4
-English Speaking 236 116 63.7 53.1-73.1 120 36.3 26.9-46.9
-Spanish Speaking 396 195 55.3 48.4-61.9 201 44.7 38.1-51.6
Non-Hispanic 14,826 6,042 51.8 50.6-53.0 8,784 48.2 47.0-49.4
AGE
18-24 472 408 87.4 83.3-90.7 64 12.6 9.3-16.7
25-34 1,504 1,085 72.3 69.3-75.2 419 27.7 24.8-30.7
35-44 2,440 1,493 62.1 59.6-64.6 947 37.9 35.4-40.4
45-54 3,044 1,405 44.5 42.3-46.8 1,639 55.5 53.2-57.7
55-64 3,316 990 29.5 27.6-31.4 2,326 70.5 68.6-72.4
65-74 2,653 591 22.9 21.0-25.0 2,062 77.1 75.0-79.0
75+ 1,971 350 17.3 15.3-19.4 1,621 82.7 80.6-84.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 2,207 392 32.4 28.7-36.4 1,815 67.6 63.6-71.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 4,543 1,276 41.8 39.2-44.4 3,267 58.2 55.6-60.8
Some Post-H.S. 4,025 1,708 54.5 52.2-56.8 2,317 45.5 43.2-47.8
College Graduate 4,698 2,974 70.0 68.2-71.7 1,724 30.0 28.3-31.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,738 313 33.8 29.2-38.6 1,425 66.2 61.4-70.8
$15,000- 24,999 2,488 629 36.8 33.0-40.8 1,859 63.2 59.2-67.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,650 526 43.3 39.4-47.3 1,124 56.7 52.7-60.6
$35,000- 49,999 2,157 889 47.6 44.6-50.7 1,268 52.4 49.3-55.4
$50,000-74,999 2,217 1,149 61.0 58.2-63.7 1,068 39.0 36.3-41.8
$75,000+ 3,206 2,112 70.6 68.5-72.7 1,094 29.4 27.3-31.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 5,729 1,559 36.1 34.0-38.2 4,170 63.9 61.8-66.0
No 9,343 4,617 59.7 58.2-61.1 4,726 40.3 38.9-41.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,332 806 45.2 42.1-48.2 1,526 54.8 51.8-57.9
Non-Veteran 13,167 5,553 53.3 52.0-54.7 7,614 46.7 45.3-48.0

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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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