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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

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

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 15,506 6,364 52.2 51.0-53.4 9,142 47.8 46.6-49.0
Have Health Insurance
Yes 13,610 5,646 52.6 51.3-53.8 7,964 47.4 46.2-48.7
No 1,872 709 50.5 46.7-54.2 1,163 49.5 45.8-53.3
Body Mass Index
Underweight 229 69 46.7 36.4-57.4 160 53.3 42.6-63.6
Recommended Range 4,844 2,267 58.9 56.8-61.0 2,577 41.1 39.0-43.2
Overweight 5,477 2,234 51.3 49.3-53.2 3,243 48.7 46.8-50.7
Obese 4,297 1,509 46.2 43.8-48.7 2,788 53.8 51.3-56.2
Current Smoker
No 12,618 5,498 54.9 53.6-56.3 7,120 45.1 43.7-46.4
Yes 2,837 843 41.6 38.6-44.6 1,994 58.4 55.4-61.4
History of CVD**
Yes 1,907 336 21.0 18.1-24.3 1,571 79.0 75.7-81.9
No 13,450 5,994 55.3 54.0-56.6 7,456 44.7 43.4-46.0
Binge Drinker
No 13,974 5,514 50.1 48.9-51.4 8,460 49.9 48.6-51.1
Yes 1,334 773 66.2 62.4-69.8 561 33.8 30.2-37.6
Heavy Drinker
No 14,656 5,964 52.1 50.8-53.3 8,692 47.9 46.7-49.2
Yes 557 286 58.7 52.1-65.0 271 41.3 35.0-47.9
Current Asthma
Yes 1,288 403 41.1 36.9-45.5 885 58.9 54.5-63.1
No 14,148 5,941 53.2 51.9-54.5 8,207 46.8 45.5-48.1
Diabetes
Yes 1,909 372 23.5 20.7-26.6 1,537 76.5 73.4-79.3
No 13,591 5,990 55.1 53.9-56.4 7,601 44.9 43.6-46.1
Disability
Yes 5,729 1,559 36.1 34.0-38.2 4,170 63.9 61.8-66.0
No 9,343 4,617 59.7 58.2-61.1 4,726 40.3 38.9-41.8

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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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