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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wayne 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
-Wayne County 437 148 30.1 24.2-36.8 91 14.0 10.8-17.9 40 6.0 4.0- 8.8 158 49.9 42.4-57.4
GENDER
Male 137 38 22.3 13.8-34.1 37 15.5 10.1-23.0 11 6.4 3.2-12.2 51 55.8 42.6-68.3
Female 300 110 36.5 29.6-43.9 54 12.8 9.4-17.3 29 5.6 3.6- 8.7 107 45.1 37.5-53.0
RACE
White 279 85 26.1 19.5-33.9 48 10.2 7.2-14.3 26 5.7 3.4- 9.3 120 58.1 48.7-66.8
Other 156 61 37.0 26.9-48.4 43 21.3 14.9-29.5 14 6.5 3.4-12.2 38 35.2 25.4-46.4
AGE
18-44 123 39 26.6 17.6-38.1 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 1 0.9 0.1- 6.1 77 69.8 58.2-79.4
45+ 310 108 34.5 28.9-40.7 85 27.6 22.2-33.7 36 10.7 7.3-15.5 81 27.2 21.9-33.1
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 211 70 29.3 20.2-40.4 60 18.6 13.0-25.8 31 9.6 6.0-15.1 50 42.5 30.1-56.0
Some College + 225 78 31.3 24.3-39.2 31 9.7 6.5-14.4 9 2.4 1.0- 5.8 107 56.6 47.9-64.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 242 84 31.7 23.4-41.4 59 18.0 13.0-24.4 30 8.1 5.0-12.8 69 42.2 31.9-53.2
$50,000+ 140 49 33.6 25.1-43.3 15 7.3 4.2-12.4 2 1.0 0.2- 3.9 74 58.1 48.1-67.4

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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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