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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 396 126 30.9 25.1-37.4 54 10.2 7.4-13.9 31 3.5 2.3- 5.2 185 55.5 48.7-62.1
GENDER
Male 148 50 30.6 22.0-40.9 23 9.8 5.9-15.9 8 2.3 1.0- 4.9 67 57.3 46.4-67.4
Female 248 76 31.1 24.1-39.2 31 10.5 7.0-15.5 23 4.8 3.0- 7.6 118 53.6 45.7-61.3
RACE
White 333 101 29.7 23.5-36.8 43 9.1 6.3-13.0 27 3.7 2.4- 5.7 162 57.4 50.2-64.3
Other 61 25 35.6 21.7-52.4 11 14.0 6.9-26.3 4 2.6 0.8- 8.4 21 47.8 29.8-66.4
AGE
18-44 133 38 26.9 18.4-37.5 3 2.3 0.7- 7.6 0 0.0 . - . 92 70.8 60.1-79.7
45+ 259 88 35.9 29.1-43.2 50 19.0 14.0-25.3 30 7.3 4.9-10.9 91 37.8 30.9-45.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 137 44 28.6 19.0-40.6 33 18.4 11.8-27.5 22 7.1 4.2-11.7 38 45.9 32.4-60.1
Some College + 258 82 32.4 25.6-40.1 21 5.2 3.2- 8.6 9 1.3 0.7- 2.7 146 61.0 53.4-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 155 55 36.5 25.9-48.6 33 15.9 10.2-23.9 26 7.3 4.4-11.6 41 40.3 27.4-54.7
$50,000+ 180 50 25.6 19.0-33.4 14 6.2 3.3-11.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3 115 67.7 59.6-75.0

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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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