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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Robeson 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
-Robeson County 391 140 38.2 29.7-47.5 114 21.1 16.4-26.6 45 6.4 4.5- 9.0 92 34.3 27.0-42.4
GENDER
Male 136 48 42.1 27.3-58.5 37 16.9 10.7-25.7 16 5.7 3.2- 9.9 35 35.3 23.4-49.4
Female 255 92 34.5 27.8-41.8 77 25.1 19.4-31.9 29 7.1 4.7-10.6 57 33.3 25.6-42.1
RACE
White 128 44 44.7 24.4-66.9 33 15.8 9.0-26.1 19 8.4 4.4-15.4 32 31.1 17.7-48.7
Other 261 96 35.7 28.8-43.3 80 23.5 18.0-29.9 26 5.6 3.6- 8.5 59 35.2 27.3-44.0
AGE
18-44 123 51 40.0 25.9-56.0 15 8.8 4.7-15.8 0 0.0 . - . 57 51.2 37.0-65.2
45+ 265 87 35.7 29.0-43.1 98 35.4 28.8-42.6 45 13.9 10.1-18.7 35 15.0 10.2-21.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 249 91 43.4 32.0-55.6 75 19.3 14.0-25.9 38 8.3 5.6-12.1 45 29.0 20.5-39.4
Some College + 142 49 27.6 20.1-36.8 39 24.8 16.9-34.8 7 2.6 1.1- 6.0 47 45.0 34.0-56.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 270 97 35.0 28.2-42.6 84 25.6 19.9-32.3 36 8.4 5.8-11.9 53 31.0 23.4-39.8
$50,000+ 60 26 32.9 21.0-47.5 6 8.7 3.5-19.7 0 0.0 . - . 28 58.4 42.9-72.4

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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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