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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Pitt 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
-Pitt County 385 124 27.8 22.1-34.2 63 12.6 9.4-16.7 42 6.5 4.6- 9.2 156 53.1 46.1-60.0
GENDER
Male 123 40 30.0 20.4-41.9 19 10.8 6.4-17.8 12 4.0 2.1- 7.5 52 55.1 43.1-66.5
Female 262 84 25.9 20.0-32.9 44 14.0 9.9-19.5 30 8.6 5.7-12.8 104 51.5 43.4-59.4
RACE
White 263 83 26.8 20.6-34.0 32 9.4 6.3-13.8 26 6.5 4.1-10.1 122 57.4 49.2-65.1
Other 117 41 30.7 20.1-44.0 30 18.8 12.0-28.2 15 6.5 3.7-11.3 31 43.9 31.4-57.3
AGE
18-44 113 21 20.3 11.9-32.6 6 3.2 1.3- 7.5 1 0.2 0.0- 1.7 85 76.2 64.2-85.1
45+ 271 102 34.8 28.6-41.5 57 21.6 16.3-28.1 41 12.5 8.9-17.3 71 31.1 24.5-38.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 142 51 33.2 22.5-46.0 37 20.7 13.6-30.1 29 10.8 6.9-16.5 25 35.3 22.4-50.8
Some College + 241 72 24.1 18.3-31.1 26 7.5 4.9-11.5 13 3.8 2.0- 7.1 130 64.5 57.0-71.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 195 68 33.5 24.2-44.2 44 20.6 14.5-28.5 33 11.1 7.4-16.2 50 34.8 25.3-45.8
$50,000+ 151 47 25.7 18.7-34.3 14 6.5 3.6-11.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.3 89 66.7 57.4-74.9

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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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