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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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%)
TOTAL 4,624 3,601 78.7 77.1-80.2 1,023 21.3 19.8-22.9
Have Health Insurance
Yes 4,556 3,548 78.8 77.2-80.3 1,008 21.2 19.7-22.8
No 63 49 72.0 54.2-84.8 14 28.0 15.2-45.8
Body Mass Index
Underweight 98 68 69.0 56.9-79.0 30 31.0 21.0-43.1
Recommended Range 1,625 1,311 79.8 77.1-82.3 314 20.2 17.7-22.9
Overweight 1,735 1,368 81.2 78.7-83.4 367 18.8 16.6-21.3
Obese 1,001 744 76.1 72.7-79.2 257 23.9 20.8-27.3
Current Smoker
No 4,159 3,306 80.2 78.5-81.7 853 19.8 18.3-21.5
Yes 445 281 63.9 58.0-69.5 164 36.1 30.5-42.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,127 831 76.6 73.3-79.5 296 23.4 20.5-26.7
No 3,410 2,714 79.8 78.0-81.5 696 20.2 18.5-22.0
Binge Drinker
No 4,494 3,486 78.3 76.7-79.8 1,008 21.7 20.2-23.3
Yes 81 76 95.7 89.2-98.4 5 4.3 1.6-10.8
Heavy Drinker
No 4,439 3,438 78.3 76.7-79.8 1,001 21.7 20.2-23.3
Yes 98 91 95.8 91.2-98.1 7 4.2 1.9- 8.8
Current Asthma
Yes 388 268 68.9 62.8-74.4 120 31.1 25.6-37.2
No 4,210 3,315 79.6 77.9-81.1 895 20.4 18.9-22.1
Diabetes
Yes 917 620 68.0 63.9-72.0 297 32.0 28.0-36.1
No 3,706 2,981 81.5 79.9-83.0 725 18.5 17.0-20.1
Disability
Yes 2,309 1,691 73.8 71.3-76.0 618 26.2 24.0-28.7
No 2,212 1,837 84.1 82.0-85.9 375 15.9 14.1-18.0

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**History of Cardiovascular Disease: includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

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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