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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted
(CDC calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 15,506 6,364 52.2 51.0-53.4 9,142 47.8 46.6-49.0
-Western NC 2,851 1,080 46.7 44.1-49.4 1,771 53.3 50.6-55.9
GENDER
Male 1,133 421 45.1 40.9-49.4 712 54.9 50.6-59.1
Female 1,718 659 48.2 45.0-51.4 1,059 51.8 48.6-55.0
RACE
White 2,632 997 47.5 44.8-50.2 1,635 52.5 49.8-55.2
African American 80 20 35.1 21.5-51.7 60 64.9 48.3-78.5
Other Minorities 128 57 40.2 27.9-53.9 71 59.8 46.1-72.1
HISPANIC
Hispanic 59 31 42.3 25.9-60.7 28 57.7 39.3-74.1
Non-Hispanic 2,783 1,047 47.0 44.4-49.6 1,736 53.0 50.4-55.6
AGE
18-24 75 63 85.2 74.3-92.0 12 14.8 8.0-25.7
25-34 223 150 64.3 56.0-71.8 73 35.7 28.2-44.0
35-44 368 206 56.3 50.2-62.3 162 43.7 37.7-49.8
45-54 516 245 45.6 40.6-50.8 271 54.4 49.2-59.4
55-64 683 204 31.2 27.2-35.4 479 68.8 64.6-72.8
65-74 546 134 24.9 20.9-29.3 412 75.1 70.7-79.1
75+ 426 72 16.7 13.0-21.2 354 83.3 78.8-87.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 440 68 26.6 20.0-34.5 372 73.4 65.5-80.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 869 221 34.8 29.8-40.3 648 65.2 59.7-70.2
Some Post-H.S. 731 289 50.6 45.7-55.5 442 49.4 44.5-54.3
College Graduate 806 500 67.8 63.8-71.6 306 32.2 28.4-36.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 382 61 25.6 18.7-33.9 321 74.4 66.1-81.3
$15,000- 24,999 505 121 30.2 24.3-36.9 384 69.8 63.1-75.7
$25,000- 34,999 334 102 36.7 30.3-43.6 232 63.3 56.4-69.7
$35,000- 49,999 424 191 49.5 43.0-56.1 233 50.5 43.9-57.0
$50,000-74,999 405 205 60.2 54.1-66.0 200 39.8 34.0-45.9
$75,000+ 416 266 69.6 63.7-74.9 150 30.4 25.1-36.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,170 306 34.4 30.5-38.5 864 65.6 61.5-69.5
No 1,611 746 53.7 50.2-57.1 865 46.3 42.9-49.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 413 117 32.1 26.0-38.9 296 67.9 61.1-74.0
Non-Veteran 2,437 963 48.9 46.0-51.7 1,474 51.1 48.3-54.0

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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.

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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