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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITES

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
-WHITES 3,909 3,115 81.2 79.7-82.7 794 18.8 17.3-20.3
GENDER
Males 1,411 1,129 82.2 79.8-84.4 282 17.8 15.6-20.2
Females 2,498 1,986 80.6 78.5-82.5 512 19.4 17.5-21.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 38 28 73.7 52.9-87.5 10 26.3 12.5-47.1
Non-Hispanic 3,851 3,076 81.5 79.9-82.9 775 18.5 17.1-20.1
AGE
65-74 2,225 1,838 84.0 82.0-85.7 387 16.0 14.3-18.0
75+ 1,684 1,277 77.7 75.2-80.1 407 22.3 19.9-24.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 751 414 54.7 50.2-59.1 337 45.3 40.9-49.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,284 989 77.9 75.0-80.6 295 22.1 19.4-25.0
Some Post-H.S. 920 797 88.4 85.7-90.7 123 11.6 9.3-14.3
College Graduate 942 906 97.0 95.5-97.9 36 3.0 2.1- 4.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 522 311 58.3 52.9-63.5 211 41.7 36.5-47.1
$15,000- 24,999 806 578 72.9 69.1-76.4 228 27.1 23.6-30.9
$25,000- 34,999 478 391 82.9 78.6-86.4 87 17.1 13.6-21.4
$35,000- 49,999 523 472 90.8 87.5-93.3 51 9.2 6.7-12.5
$50,000-74,999 425 391 92.4 88.9-94.8 34 7.6 5.2-11.1
$75,000+ 408 391 95.4 92.2-97.4 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,888 1,418 76.5 74.0-78.8 470 23.5 21.2-26.0
No 1,943 1,641 86.0 84.1-87.8 302 14.0 12.2-15.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 974 793 84.5 81.8-86.8 181 15.5 13.2-18.2
Non-Veteran 2,935 2,322 80.0 78.1-81.7 613 20.0 18.3-21.9

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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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