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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Durham 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
-Durham County 611 184 25.7 21.2-30.7 86 9.1 6.9-12.0 32 3.0 2.0- 4.4 309 62.3 56.8-67.4
GENDER
Male 200 67 28.6 21.1-37.4 19 6.2 3.4-11.1 12 3.0 1.6- 5.7 102 62.2 52.9-70.7
Female 411 117 23.0 18.3-28.3 67 11.8 8.8-15.6 20 2.9 1.8- 4.6 207 62.3 56.2-68.1
RACE
White 377 105 21.1 16.6-26.4 31 4.9 3.3- 7.2 19 2.9 1.8- 4.7 222 71.1 65.4-76.2
Other 232 79 30.5 23.0-39.3 55 13.5 9.3-19.1 13 3.0 1.6- 5.7 85 52.9 43.3-62.4
AGE
18-44 181 38 20.9 14.8-28.7 4 1.9 0.7- 5.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9 138 77.1 69.2-83.4
45+ 423 144 32.1 26.9-37.8 81 19.0 14.7-24.3 30 6.8 4.5-10.0 168 42.1 36.6-47.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 152 45 29.6 19.7-41.8 38 14.5 9.3-21.9 23 8.2 4.9-13.4 46 47.7 34.4-61.4
Some College + 459 139 24.2 19.6-29.5 48 7.1 4.8-10.3 9 1.0 0.5- 2.0 263 67.7 62.0-73.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 238 78 30.0 22.2-39.3 58 15.9 11.3-21.9 22 5.4 3.3- 8.7 80 48.6 38.2-59.1
$50,000+ 306 86 23.5 18.0-29.9 16 4.2 2.1- 8.3 5 0.7 0.3- 1.7 199 71.7 64.9-77.6

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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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