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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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%)
North Carolina 4,624 3,601 78.7 77.1-80.2 1,023 21.3 19.8-22.9
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 137 103 76.9 68.0-83.9 34 23.1 16.1-32.0
Buncombe 106 83 82.6 74.1-88.7 23 17.4 11.3-25.9
Cabarrus 98 75 78.3 67.1-86.5 23 21.7 13.5-32.9
Catawba 112 88 73.8 62.4-82.7 24 26.2 17.3-37.6
Cumberland 122 99 77.6 67.1-85.5 23 22.4 14.5-32.9
Davidson 125 96 77.0 66.6-84.8 29 23.0 15.2-33.4
Durham 98 88 92.0 84.1-96.1 10 8.0 3.9-15.9
Forsyth 116 89 76.8 67.0-84.4 27 23.2 15.6-33.0
Gaston 130 100 77.5 68.5-84.5 30 22.5 15.5-31.5
Guilford 131 103 75.7 65.3-83.7 28 24.3 16.3-34.7
Iredell 118 91 74.9 64.8-82.9 27 25.1 17.1-35.2
Johnston 96 72 77.1 66.5-85.1 24 22.9 14.9-33.5
Mecklenburg 183 152 81.8 73.7-87.8 31 18.2 12.2-26.3
New Hanover 128 107 80.8 71.8-87.4 21 19.2 12.6-28.2
Onslow 103 71 67.7 56.4-77.3 32 32.3 22.7-43.6
Orange 100 86 85.9 76.6-91.9 14 14.1 8.1-23.4
Pitt 107 82 79.4 70.2-86.4 25 20.6 13.6-29.8
Randolph 110 78 70.2 60.1-78.6 32 29.8 21.4-39.9
Robeson 101 75 73.9 63.2-82.3 26 26.1 17.7-36.8
Rowan 132 105 80.0 71.5-86.4 27 20.0 13.6-28.5
Union 89 69 82.8 72.9-89.6 20 17.2 10.4-27.1
Wake 112 101 90.0 81.4-94.8 11 10.0 5.2-18.6
Wayne 142 114 81.4 73.0-87.6 28 18.6 12.4-27.0
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 1,552 1,220 78.8 76.4-81.1 332 21.2 18.9-23.6
Piedmont 2,100 1,663 79.4 77.0-81.6 437 20.6 18.4-23.0
Western NC 972 718 76.0 72.6-79.1 254 24.0 20.9-27.4
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 648 481 78.2 74.4-81.5 167 21.8 18.5-25.6
Northwest 976 741 74.0 70.2-77.5 235 26.0 22.5-29.8
Charlotte 579 456 79.1 74.4-83.1 123 20.9 16.9-25.6
Greensboro 540 420 77.5 72.5-81.8 120 22.5 18.2-27.5
Southern Regional 404 320 79.4 74.3-83.8 84 20.6 16.2-25.7
Coastal 262 221 84.2 78.7-88.4 41 15.8 11.6-21.3
Wake 374 311 84.5 78.9-88.9 63 15.5 11.1-21.1
Area L 156 125 79.2 71.1-85.4 31 20.8 14.6-28.9
Eastern 685 526 77.6 73.7-81.1 159 22.4 18.9-26.3

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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