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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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
-Eastern NC 3,073 998 29.2 26.6-31.9 550 12.5 11.0-14.2 314 6.9 5.8- 8.1 1,211 51.4 48.3-54.5
GENDER
Male 1,076 340 25.9 22.1-30.2 186 12.3 10.0-15.1 110 6.6 5.1- 8.7 440 55.1 50.3-59.8
Female 1,997 658 32.3 28.8-35.9 364 12.7 10.8-14.9 204 7.1 5.8- 8.7 771 47.9 44.0-51.8
RACE
White 2,043 640 26.8 23.9-30.0 306 10.6 8.9-12.6 194 6.0 4.8- 7.4 903 56.6 53.0-60.2
African American 733 251 35.0 29.4-41.0 190 19.8 16.0-24.3 96 10.1 7.5-13.4 196 35.1 29.0-41.7
Other Minorities 281 102 30.8 21.6-41.9 49 7.1 4.6-10.9 22 5.5 2.9-10.3 108 56.5 45.5-66.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 48 29.3 18.5-43.2 14 5.1 2.1-11.9 6 4.5 1.7-11.4 64 61.1 47.3-73.3
Non-Hispanic 2,934 948 29.2 26.6-32.0 535 13.1 11.5-14.9 307 7.1 6.0- 8.4 1,144 50.6 47.4-53.7
AGE
18-24 130 17 12.6 6.2-23.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.1 112 86.9 75.7-93.3
25-34 316 61 18.7 13.3-25.6 12 2.8 1.2- 6.5 5 1.1 0.4- 3.4 238 77.4 70.2-83.2
35-44 426 138 36.5 29.8-43.7 21 4.8 2.6- 8.7 7 1.5 0.5- 4.2 260 57.3 50.1-64.1
45-54 568 216 40.3 34.4-46.4 102 16.7 13.0-21.2 23 3.6 2.1- 5.9 227 39.5 33.7-45.6
55-64 668 253 33.5 28.5-38.9 157 24.7 19.9-30.2 65 11.6 8.2-16.3 193 30.2 25.1-35.8
65+ 934 302 30.9 26.8-35.3 255 26.8 22.7-31.4 209 23.3 19.5-27.7 168 19.0 15.5-23.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 423 104 27.4 20.9-35.0 118 21.5 16.4-27.6 130 20.1 15.4-25.9 71 31.0 23.4-39.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 983 347 31.3 26.4-36.7 234 14.5 11.8-17.8 112 7.3 5.5- 9.7 290 46.8 40.8-52.9
Some Post-H.S. 817 299 31.3 26.4-36.8 130 11.2 8.6-14.6 47 4.3 2.9- 6.4 341 53.1 47.2-58.9
College Graduate 847 247 25.1 21.0-29.6 68 7.2 5.0-10.2 24 2.7 1.6- 4.7 508 65.0 60.0-69.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 378 109 28.3 21.2-36.6 113 22.4 16.7-29.3 72 11.4 7.6-16.8 84 37.9 28.6-48.2
$15,000- 24,999 536 188 36.5 29.6-44.1 147 19.7 15.2-25.1 72 9.3 6.6-12.9 129 34.5 26.6-43.3
$25,000- 34,999 343 124 38.7 30.0-48.2 70 13.1 8.9-19.0 37 9.0 5.6-14.1 112 39.2 30.2-49.0
$35,000- 49,999 373 143 33.3 26.4-40.9 49 11.0 7.3-16.2 23 6.1 3.4-10.7 158 49.7 41.7-57.7
$50,000-74,999 371 134 33.2 26.5-40.7 39 7.1 4.7-10.7 18 4.7 2.6- 8.4 180 54.9 47.3-62.4
$75,000+ 564 157 22.5 17.8-28.0 43 6.8 4.4-10.3 8 0.9 0.3- 2.2 356 69.8 63.8-75.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,216 405 31.1 27.0-35.5 308 21.9 18.5-25.6 209 14.5 11.9-17.6 294 32.5 27.7-37.7
No 1,726 561 29.0 25.5-32.7 226 8.0 6.5- 9.8 95 3.0 2.2- 4.1 844 60.0 56.0-63.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 491 169 30.1 24.5-36.3 83 15.6 11.8-20.4 50 8.8 5.9-12.9 189 45.5 38.8-52.3
Non-Veteran 2,581 829 29.0 26.1-32.1 467 11.9 10.3-13.7 264 6.5 5.4- 7.8 1,021 52.6 49.2-56.0

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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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