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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Buncombe 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 11,876 3,656 28.0 26.7-29.3 1,966 12.0 11.2-12.8 1,249 6.7 6.2- 7.3 5,005 53.3 51.8-54.8
-Buncombe County 253 72 29.1 22.3-37.0 42 11.7 8.0-16.8 33 8.5 5.6-12.7 106 50.7 42.7-58.7
GENDER
Male 98 32 38.8 27.1-51.9 20 12.4 7.1-20.9 11 5.1 2.7- 9.7 35 43.6 31.2-57.0
Female 155 40 19.4 13.7-26.9 22 11.1 6.6-17.9 22 11.8 7.0-19.1 71 57.8 48.3-66.7
RACE
White 236 69 30.7 23.7-38.9 38 11.6 7.8-16.9 30 8.8 5.7-13.3 99 48.9 40.9-56.9
Other 13 3 21.1 3.6-65.7 4 19.7 4.8-54.3 3 8.0 1.6-31.5 3 51.2 13.9-87.2
AGE
18-44 50 14 31.1 18.6-47.1 4 7.1 2.4-19.4 1 0.4 0.1- 2.9 31 61.4 45.5-75.2
45+ 198 58 28.4 21.7-36.2 37 15.2 10.8-21.1 31 14.2 9.4-20.9 72 42.2 34.1-50.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 24 32.2 20.2-47.1 24 18.8 11.1-29.9 23 16.1 9.5-25.9 20 33.0 20.1-48.9
Some College + 162 48 27.0 19.7-35.8 18 7.0 4.1-11.5 10 3.3 1.7- 6.3 86 62.8 53.7-71.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 132 36 33.3 23.0-45.5 33 21.9 14.4-31.7 25 14.5 8.9-22.9 38 30.3 21.1-41.3
$50,000+ 80 21 22.6 14.1-34.1 5 3.4 1.3- 8.6 2 1.1 0.2- 5.1 52 72.9 61.2-82.1

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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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