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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 433 134 31.0 25.1-37.5 87 16.4 12.4-21.3 44 6.1 4.3- 8.4 168 46.6 39.5-53.8
GENDER
Male 169 53 30.5 21.6-41.0 37 18.0 11.7-26.8 21 5.9 3.6- 9.4 58 45.6 34.8-56.8
Female 264 81 31.4 24.4-39.5 50 14.6 10.5-20.0 23 6.3 3.9- 9.8 110 47.7 38.9-56.6
RACE
White 350 108 30.3 24.4-36.9 63 13.7 10.3-18.0 35 7.0 4.9-10.1 144 49.0 41.6-56.5
Other 81 26 33.2 20.5-49.0 24 22.7 13.0-36.5 9 4.1 1.9- 8.6 22 40.1 25.3-56.9
AGE
18-44 98 27 28.2 18.2-40.9 6 4.3 1.8-10.0 0 0.0 . - . 65 67.5 54.9-78.0
45+ 332 106 33.1 26.8-40.0 81 25.8 19.7-33.1 44 10.8 7.8-14.8 101 30.3 22.9-38.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 220 63 30.4 21.9-40.4 66 23.5 16.8-31.9 34 8.8 5.9-12.9 57 37.4 26.8-49.3
Some College + 213 71 31.7 24.5-39.8 21 7.5 4.4-12.4 10 2.7 1.4- 5.4 111 58.1 49.6-66.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 245 78 33.5 25.1-43.2 58 17.2 12.3-23.6 37 8.4 5.7-12.1 72 40.9 30.8-51.8
$50,000+ 130 38 30.2 21.4-40.7 15 9.8 5.6-16.5 3 2.0 0.6- 6.0 74 58.1 47.4-68.1

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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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