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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 4,624 3,601 78.7 77.1-80.2 1,023 21.3 19.8-22.9
-Western NC 972 718 76.0 72.6-79.1 254 24.0 20.9-27.4
GENDER
Male 346 259 76.3 70.7-81.2 87 23.7 18.8-29.3
Female 626 459 75.8 71.5-79.7 167 24.2 20.3-28.5
RACE
White 931 693 76.9 73.6-80.0 238 23.1 20.0-26.4
African American 19 12 59.8 31.3-82.9 7 40.2 17.1-68.7
Other Minorities 19 12 60.6 34.3-81.9 7 39.4 18.1-65.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 4 3 78.6 27.0-97.3 1 21.4 2.7-73.0
Non-Hispanic 960 712 76.5 73.1-79.6 248 23.5 20.4-26.9
AGE
65-74 546 418 78.5 73.9-82.5 128 21.5 17.5-26.1
75+ 426 300 72.4 67.2-77.1 126 27.6 22.9-32.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 213 106 50.6 42.2-59.0 107 49.4 41.0-57.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 309 212 68.9 62.2-74.8 97 31.1 25.2-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 212 175 85.9 80.3-90.1 37 14.1 9.9-19.7
College Graduate 235 223 96.5 93.7-98.1 12 3.5 1.9- 6.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 160 86 52.3 43.0-61.4 74 47.7 38.6-57.0
$15,000- 24,999 211 141 68.9 61.3-75.5 70 31.1 24.5-38.7
$25,000- 34,999 113 95 87.3 79.6-92.4 18 12.7 7.6-20.4
$35,000- 49,999 117 104 89.1 80.8-94.0 13 10.9 6.0-19.2
$50,000-74,999 98 81 81.8 71.0-89.1 17 18.2 10.9-29.0
$75,000+ 78 74 93.8 78.1-98.5 4 6.2 1.5-21.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 488 338 71.8 67.0-76.3 150 28.2 23.7-33.0
No 459 364 80.6 75.5-84.9 95 19.4 15.1-24.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 227 180 81.0 74.4-86.2 47 19.0 13.8-25.6
Non-Veteran 744 538 74.4 70.3-78.1 206 25.6 21.9-29.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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