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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-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
-FEMALES 9,622 3,006 28.9 27.6-30.2 1,675 12.7 11.9-13.6 990 6.7 6.1- 7.3 3,951 51.7 50.2-53.2
RACE
White 7,342 2,194 26.9 25.5-28.3 1,149 11.1 10.3-11.9 747 6.6 6.0- 7.3 3,252 55.4 53.7-57.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 608 233 33.4 28.2-39.0 84 9.0 6.3-12.7 34 2.2 1.4- 3.5 257 55.5 49.4-61.4
AGE
18-24 270 34 11.3 7.3-16.9 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4 0 0.0 . - . 233 88.3 82.6-92.3
25-34 943 243 23.6 20.5-27.0 30 2.8 1.7- 4.6 6 1.0 0.4- 2.9 664 72.6 69.0-76.0
35-44 1,491 455 29.6 26.8-32.6 112 7.2 5.8- 9.0 21 1.3 0.8- 2.2 903 61.8 58.7-64.9
45-54 1,859 641 36.0 33.2-38.9 253 13.5 11.7-15.6 81 4.0 3.0- 5.3 884 46.5 43.6-49.4
55-64 1,979 718 37.2 34.5-39.9 451 22.2 20.0-24.6 194 9.4 7.8-11.3 616 31.2 28.7-33.8
65-74 1,682 533 31.3 28.7-34.1 448 26.3 23.8-29.1 318 18.2 15.9-20.7 383 24.2 21.7-26.8
75+ 1,323 349 27.2 24.2-30.4 370 28.7 25.6-32.0 363 26.9 23.9-30.1 241 17.3 15.0-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,333 308 28.6 25.0-32.6 398 24.2 21.3-27.4 421 23.3 20.4-26.5 206 23.8 19.9-28.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,807 1,038 35.1 32.4-37.9 658 17.1 15.4-18.9 371 8.3 7.2- 9.5 740 39.5 36.3-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,680 943 31.2 28.9-33.7 414 11.5 10.1-13.0 150 3.7 3.0- 4.6 1,173 53.6 50.9-56.3
College Graduate 2,783 710 20.8 19.0-22.7 203 4.9 4.1- 5.8 45 0.8 0.6- 1.2 1,825 73.5 71.4-75.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,223 351 27.8 24.2-31.7 375 24.6 21.4-28.1 285 17.9 15.0-21.3 212 29.7 24.3-35.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,604 529 34.0 30.5-37.7 401 19.6 17.1-22.4 268 10.7 9.1-12.5 406 35.7 31.5-40.0
$25,000- 34,999 1,014 397 38.2 34.1-42.5 190 15.3 12.7-18.2 103 7.2 5.6- 9.1 324 39.3 35.0-43.8
$35,000- 49,999 1,279 458 34.3 30.7-38.2 200 13.1 11.0-15.5 51 3.2 2.2- 4.6 570 49.4 45.4-53.4
$50,000-74,999 1,267 395 26.7 23.8-29.9 137 7.1 5.8- 8.7 25 1.4 0.9- 2.1 710 64.8 61.4-68.1
$75,000+ 1,714 416 20.5 18.2-23.0 85 4.1 3.1- 5.3 16 0.5 0.3- 0.9 1,197 74.9 72.3-77.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,614 1,124 31.0 28.9-33.2 910 20.8 19.1-22.5 612 13.3 11.9-14.9 968 34.9 32.2-37.6
No 5,756 1,803 27.9 26.3-29.5 731 8.9 8.1- 9.8 353 3.5 3.0- 4.0 2,869 59.8 58.0-61.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 206 77 33.3 25.8-41.8 24 10.1 5.4-18.2 10 1.7 0.9- 3.3 95 54.8 45.7-63.6
Non-Veteran 9,416 2,929 28.8 27.5-30.1 1,651 12.8 12.0-13.6 980 6.8 6.2- 7.4 3,856 51.7 50.1-53.2

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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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