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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-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
-MALES 5,884 1,841 29.9 28.3-31.7 1,057 11.8 10.9-12.9 573 5.5 4.9- 6.1 2,413 52.7 50.8-54.6
RACE
White 4,676 1,410 27.7 26.0-29.6 833 11.9 10.8-12.9 469 6.0 5.3- 6.7 1,964 54.4 52.4-56.5
African American 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
Other Minorities 469 170 34.9 28.9-41.3 57 6.8 4.6- 9.8 30 2.0 1.3- 3.1 212 56.4 49.7-62.9
AGE
18-24 202 26 12.9 8.4-19.5 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 0 0.0 . - . 175 86.7 80.1-91.3
25-34 561 124 25.4 21.0-30.4 13 2.2 1.2- 4.3 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1 421 72.0 67.0-76.6
35-44 949 302 31.4 27.8-35.2 42 4.5 3.0- 6.5 15 1.7 1.0- 3.1 590 62.4 58.5-66.2
45-54 1,185 421 37.2 33.7-40.9 186 16.5 13.8-19.6 57 3.7 2.7- 5.0 521 42.5 39.0-46.1
55-64 1,337 490 39.4 36.1-42.8 320 22.1 19.5-24.9 153 10.9 8.9-13.3 374 27.6 24.7-30.7
65-74 971 268 30.8 27.3-34.5 309 30.7 27.4-34.3 186 17.1 14.5-20.0 208 21.4 18.5-24.6
75+ 648 199 29.9 25.8-34.3 184 28.5 24.2-33.2 156 24.4 20.2-29.2 109 17.3 14.0-21.1
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 874 225 30.4 25.6-35.7 246 17.0 14.1-20.3 217 13.0 10.8-15.6 186 39.6 33.9-45.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,736 602 34.5 31.1-38.0 379 14.3 12.4-16.4 219 7.2 6.0- 8.6 536 44.0 40.0-48.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,345 458 28.0 24.8-31.3 252 12.9 10.9-15.3 100 3.5 2.7- 4.4 535 55.7 51.8-59.5
College Graduate 1,915 552 26.7 24.2-29.4 178 5.8 4.8- 6.9 36 1.3 0.8- 2.2 1,149 66.2 63.4-68.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 515 133 27.2 21.9-33.4 151 19.9 15.7-25.0 130 14.1 10.8-18.1 101 38.7 31.4-46.6
$15,000- 24,999 884 277 35.3 29.9-41.2 235 17.4 14.4-20.8 149 9.3 7.3-11.7 223 38.0 31.7-44.8
$25,000- 34,999 636 201 29.0 24.2-34.3 143 14.9 11.8-18.5 90 8.9 6.8-11.7 202 47.2 40.9-53.6
$35,000- 49,999 878 303 32.9 28.8-37.2 182 15.6 13.0-18.7 74 5.8 4.4- 7.7 319 45.7 41.1-50.3
$50,000-74,999 950 329 30.8 27.0-35.0 138 9.4 7.4-11.9 44 2.5 1.7- 3.5 439 57.3 52.8-61.6
$75,000+ 1,492 441 27.5 24.6-30.6 104 4.3 3.3- 5.4 32 1.2 0.8- 1.8 915 67.0 63.8-70.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,115 635 31.9 29.0-35.0 556 20.0 17.9-22.2 333 10.7 9.2-12.3 591 37.4 34.2-40.8
No 3,587 1,154 29.3 27.2-31.5 468 8.1 7.1- 9.1 217 3.1 2.6- 3.7 1,748 59.5 57.1-61.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 2,126 650 28.4 25.9-31.1 496 18.5 16.5-20.7 269 8.8 7.4-10.3 711 44.3 41.1-47.6
Non-Veteran 3,751 1,191 30.5 28.4-32.7 561 9.4 8.4-10.6 302 4.3 3.7- 4.9 1,697 55.7 53.4-58.1

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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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