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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITES

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
-WHITES 12,018 3,604 27.3 26.2-28.4 1,982 11.4 10.8-12.1 1,216 6.3 5.9- 6.8 5,216 54.9 53.6-56.2
GENDER
Males 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
Females 7,342 2,194 26.9 25.5-28.3 1,149 11.1 10.3-11.9 747 6.6 6.0- 7.3 3,252 55.4 53.7-57.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 112 30 25.7 16.2-38.3 17 8.9 4.9-15.5 11 5.7 2.6-11.8 54 59.8 46.8-71.5
Non-Hispanic 11,883 3,567 27.3 26.2-28.5 1,961 11.5 10.8-12.2 1,195 6.3 5.8- 6.8 5,160 54.9 53.6-56.2
AGE
18-24 269 26 9.6 6.0-15.0 3 0.6 0.2- 2.1 0 0.0 . - . 240 89.8 84.4-93.5
25-34 981 195 20.3 17.3-23.7 28 2.6 1.6- 4.2 8 0.9 0.4- 2.3 750 76.2 72.6-79.4
35-44 1,752 440 24.0 21.7-26.5 82 4.3 3.3- 5.6 27 1.8 1.1- 2.8 1,203 69.9 67.2-72.5
45-54 2,329 734 32.6 30.3-35.1 267 11.8 10.2-13.5 101 4.0 3.1- 5.0 1,227 51.6 49.1-54.2
55-64 2,710 992 38.2 36.0-40.6 551 18.9 17.2-20.7 279 9.9 8.6-11.4 888 33.0 30.9-35.2
65-74 2,225 696 32.0 29.7-34.4 587 25.5 23.4-27.7 387 16.0 14.3-18.0 555 26.5 24.3-28.8
75+ 1,684 496 31.2 28.5-34.0 458 26.8 24.2-29.5 407 22.3 19.9-24.8 323 19.8 17.6-22.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,357 279 25.1 21.4-29.1 418 26.4 23.3-29.8 483 28.5 25.3-32.0 177 20.0 16.1-24.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,431 1,224 34.4 32.0-36.9 770 15.2 13.8-16.7 461 8.0 7.1- 9.0 976 42.4 39.5-45.4
Some Post-H.S. 3,239 1,097 28.2 26.1-30.4 505 10.9 9.7-12.3 202 3.7 3.1- 4.5 1,435 57.1 54.6-59.6
College Graduate 3,972 996 21.2 19.6-22.8 287 4.6 4.0- 5.3 66 0.9 0.7- 1.3 2,623 73.3 71.5-74.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,095 289 25.5 21.8-29.5 332 27.6 23.8-31.7 304 21.9 18.6-25.6 170 25.0 20.0-30.9
$15,000- 24,999 1,681 510 31.8 28.4-35.4 450 22.0 19.4-24.8 327 14.3 12.3-16.5 394 31.9 27.9-36.3
$25,000- 34,999 1,205 411 30.2 26.6-34.0 246 15.7 13.2-18.5 158 9.8 8.0-11.9 390 44.4 39.8-49.0
$35,000- 49,999 1,737 594 31.6 28.7-34.7 294 12.9 11.2-14.8 103 4.4 3.5- 5.6 746 51.1 47.7-54.5
$50,000-74,999 1,878 598 28.0 25.4-30.7 231 8.2 7.0- 9.6 63 2.2 1.6- 2.9 986 61.7 58.7-64.6
$75,000+ 2,857 725 23.1 21.1-25.2 164 3.9 3.2- 4.7 45 1.0 0.7- 1.4 1,923 72.0 69.8-74.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,430 1,355 30.7 28.7-32.8 1,065 19.5 18.0-21.0 719 12.0 10.8-13.2 1,291 37.8 35.5-40.2
No 7,324 2,182 25.9 24.5-27.3 878 7.7 7.1- 8.4 461 3.6 3.2- 4.1 3,803 62.8 61.2-64.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,943 596 29.1 26.6-31.8 441 18.4 16.4-20.7 242 8.2 7.0- 9.6 664 44.3 41.1-47.5
Non-Veteran 10,071 3,008 27.0 25.8-28.2 1,541 10.3 9.6-10.9 974 6.0 5.5- 6.5 4,548 56.8 55.3-58.2

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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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