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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Onslow County

Oral Health

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
-Onslow County 404 106 22.5 17.9-27.8 67 10.2 7.7-13.4 38 4.9 3.3- 7.0 193 62.5 56.5-68.0
GENDER
Male 167 37 19.6 13.1-28.3 32 11.9 7.8-17.7 12 3.5 1.9- 6.4 86 65.0 55.7-73.3
Female 237 69 25.3 19.5-32.1 35 8.6 5.9-12.2 26 6.2 3.9- 9.7 107 60.0 52.4-67.2
RACE
White 309 75 22.0 16.8-28.4 55 11.5 8.5-15.5 33 5.5 3.7- 8.2 146 60.9 54.0-67.3
Other 90 30 24.4 15.9-35.6 12 7.1 3.5-14.1 5 3.2 1.2- 8.2 43 65.3 52.8-75.9
AGE
18-44 155 31 16.3 10.8-23.8 6 2.3 0.9- 5.5 0 0.0 . - . 118 81.4 73.8-87.2
45+ 249 75 32.2 25.7-39.4 61 22.7 17.3-29.1 38 12.5 8.7-17.5 75 32.7 26.3-39.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 172 49 26.1 19.0-34.7 35 12.4 8.3-18.2 30 9.0 5.8-13.7 58 52.5 42.5-62.3
Some College + 232 57 19.8 14.2-27.0 32 8.6 5.7-12.7 8 1.9 0.9- 4.0 135 69.7 62.2-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 203 55 24.4 17.4-32.9 44 13.4 9.4-18.9 23 5.6 3.4- 9.0 81 56.6 47.4-65.5
$50,000+ 153 37 19.7 13.8-27.2 17 6.8 3.9-11.5 5 2.2 0.9- 5.4 94 71.4 63.1-78.4

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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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