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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-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
-FEMALES 3,005 2,324 77.7 75.7-79.6 681 22.3 20.4-24.3
RACE
White 2,498 1,986 80.6 78.5-82.5 512 19.4 17.5-21.5
African American 427 276 64.6 58.4-70.3 151 35.4 29.7-41.6
Other Minorities 74 57 80.1 67.7-88.5 17 19.9 11.5-32.3
AGE
65-74 1,682 1,364 81.8 79.3-84.1 318 18.2 15.9-20.7
75+ 1,323 960 73.1 69.9-76.1 363 26.9 23.9-30.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 711 394 54.2 49.4-58.9 317 45.8 41.1-50.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,045 800 76.9 73.5-80.0 245 23.1 20.0-26.5
Some Post-H.S. 696 609 88.4 84.7-91.4 87 11.6 8.6-15.3
College Graduate 543 513 95.5 93.2-97.1 30 4.5 2.9- 6.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 551 345 61.8 56.5-66.8 206 38.2 33.2-43.5
$15,000- 24,999 671 486 74.7 70.6-78.4 185 25.3 21.6-29.4
$25,000- 34,999 327 275 83.2 77.0-88.0 52 16.8 12.0-23.0
$35,000- 49,999 313 288 91.4 86.1-94.8 25 8.6 5.2-13.9
$50,000-74,999 216 205 93.8 87.9-96.9 11 6.2 3.1-12.1
$75,000+ 183 179 97.4 92.3-99.1 4 2.6 0.9- 7.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,554 1,137 73.4 70.4-76.2 417 26.6 23.8-29.6
No 1,396 1,147 82.8 80.2-85.2 249 17.2 14.8-19.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 34 27 87.9 71.6-95.4 7 12.1 4.6-28.4
Non-Veteran 2,971 2,297 77.6 75.6-79.5 674 22.4 20.5-24.4

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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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