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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITE MALES

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
-WHITE 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
AGE
18-24 122 11 10.2 5.1-19.2 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 0 0.0 . - . 110 89.2 80.2-94.4
25-34 382 69 20.6 15.8-26.3 12 3.3 1.6- 6.4 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 298 75.6 69.7-80.6
35-44 702 193 25.8 22.2-29.8 24 3.3 2.1- 5.3 13 2.3 1.2- 4.2 472 68.6 64.4-72.5
45-54 928 309 33.8 30.2-37.7 128 13.3 10.8-16.3 43 4.0 2.8- 5.6 448 48.8 44.8-52.8
55-64 1,111 412 39.3 35.8-42.9 246 20.2 17.6-23.1 126 10.8 8.8-13.1 327 29.8 26.6-33.1
65-74 842 230 29.5 25.9-33.4 260 29.3 25.9-32.9 154 16.2 13.5-19.2 198 25.0 21.7-28.7
75+ 569 179 32.5 28.0-37.2 161 27.9 23.6-32.6 128 20.2 16.7-24.2 101 19.5 15.8-23.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 553 122 27.5 21.7-34.1 178 24.4 20.0-29.4 176 23.8 19.6-28.6 77 24.3 18.2-31.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,330 449 33.5 29.7-37.4 290 14.6 12.5-17.0 179 7.7 6.4- 9.3 412 44.2 39.9-48.6
Some Post-H.S. 1,107 366 25.9 22.7-29.5 211 12.3 10.2-14.6 83 3.6 2.8- 4.8 447 58.2 53.9-62.3
College Graduate 1,680 470 24.3 21.9-27.0 154 5.7 4.7- 6.9 30 1.0 0.7- 1.5 1,026 69.0 66.2-71.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 322 71 24.1 17.7-31.8 100 28.3 21.9-35.8 99 21.7 16.7-27.6 52 26.0 18.5-35.1
$15,000- 24,999 605 170 29.8 24.6-35.6 184 26.7 22.0-31.9 124 15.3 12.2-19.1 127 28.2 22.1-35.3
$25,000- 34,999 473 140 25.3 20.3-31.1 111 15.8 12.1-20.4 76 11.4 8.4-15.2 146 47.5 40.1-55.1
$35,000- 49,999 709 242 31.9 27.4-36.7 145 14.7 12.1-17.8 58 5.4 4.0- 7.3 264 48.0 42.8-53.2
$50,000-74,999 830 283 29.8 25.8-34.1 125 9.7 7.8-12.0 40 2.8 1.9- 4.1 382 57.7 52.9-62.3
$75,000+ 1,332 381 26.0 23.0-29.3 97 4.3 3.3- 5.4 30 1.3 0.9- 2.0 824 68.4 65.0-71.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,681 499 30.9 27.6-34.3 436 20.3 18.1-22.8 266 10.8 9.3-12.6 480 38.0 34.5-41.6
No 2,879 883 26.7 24.6-28.9 377 8.1 7.1- 9.2 186 3.7 3.1- 4.5 1,433 61.5 59.0-63.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,806 548 28.9 26.2-31.6 428 19.3 17.1-21.6 233 8.6 7.3-10.0 597 43.3 40.0-46.7
Non-Veteran 2,866 862 27.3 25.1-29.6 405 8.8 7.8-10.0 236 4.9 4.2- 5.8 1,363 58.9 56.4-61.5

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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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