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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

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
-Piedmont NC 2,100 1,663 79.4 77.0-81.6 437 20.6 18.4-23.0
GENDER
Male 739 588 80.5 76.4-83.9 151 19.5 16.1-23.6
Female 1,361 1,075 78.7 75.6-81.4 286 21.3 18.6-24.4
RACE
White 1,806 1,469 82.2 79.9-84.3 337 17.8 15.7-20.1
African American 257 163 64.5 56.2-72.0 94 35.5 28.0-43.8
Other Minorities 34 28 91.5 80.7-96.5 6 8.5 3.5-19.3
HISPANIC
Hispanic 35 24 73.6 53.1-87.2 11 26.4 12.8-46.9
Non-Hispanic 2,056 1,632 79.5 77.1-81.7 424 20.5 18.3-22.9
AGE
65-74 1,196 980 82.7 79.9-85.2 216 17.3 14.8-20.1
75+ 904 683 75.4 71.3-79.1 221 24.6 20.9-28.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 444 259 58.7 52.8-64.3 185 41.3 35.7-47.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 676 505 72.3 67.2-76.8 171 27.7 23.2-32.8
Some Post-H.S. 484 427 88.7 84.2-92.0 57 11.3 8.0-15.8
College Graduate 490 467 96.5 94.3-97.8 23 3.5 2.2- 5.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 297 172 55.9 48.2-63.3 125 44.1 36.7-51.8
$15,000- 24,999 466 343 74.2 68.4-79.3 123 25.8 20.7-31.6
$25,000- 34,999 241 193 78.8 71.4-84.7 48 21.2 15.3-28.6
$35,000- 49,999 275 242 87.1 80.3-91.7 33 12.9 8.3-19.7
$50,000-74,999 202 190 94.8 89.7-97.4 12 5.2 2.6-10.3
$75,000+ 208 202 96.5 92.1-98.5 6 3.5 1.5- 7.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,003 754 74.8 71.0-78.3 249 25.2 21.7-29.0
No 1,054 880 84.5 81.4-87.1 174 15.5 12.9-18.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 460 376 83.3 78.0-87.5 84 16.7 12.5-22.0
Non-Veteran 1,640 1,287 78.0 75.3-80.6 353 22.0 19.4-24.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
**Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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