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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Forsyth 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
-Forsyth County 276 86 26.5 20.4-33.6 43 11.8 8.3-16.4 24 4.6 2.8- 7.3 123 57.2 49.3-64.7
GENDER
Male 113 38 28.5 19.2-40.1 18 11.2 6.6-18.3 9 3.5 1.6- 7.6 48 56.8 44.7-68.1
Female 163 48 24.2 17.3-32.7 25 12.5 8.0-19.0 15 5.8 3.2-10.2 75 57.6 47.5-67.1
RACE
White 211 64 25.0 18.5-33.0 30 10.7 7.2-15.7 17 4.5 2.6- 7.7 100 59.8 51.0-68.0
Other 62 21 30.7 18.2-47.1 13 15.2 8.0-26.9 7 5.2 2.1-12.1 21 48.9 32.5-65.6
AGE
18-44 60 13 21.2 11.9-34.9 2 1.8 0.4- 7.0 0 0.0 . - . 45 77.1 63.4-86.7
45+ 214 71 30.2 23.8-37.4 41 20.7 15.1-27.7 24 8.6 5.5-13.4 78 40.5 33.1-48.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 91 35 30.1 19.0-44.1 11 9.3 4.8-17.3 15 7.4 4.0-13.4 30 53.2 38.7-67.2
Some College + 184 50 23.9 17.2-32.2 32 13.3 8.9-19.4 9 2.9 1.3- 6.3 93 59.8 50.6-68.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 117 36 29.7 19.3-42.7 27 20.0 12.8-29.7 15 6.6 3.5-12.0 39 43.7 31.1-57.3
$50,000+ 108 30 24.7 16.4-35.3 8 5.6 2.6-12.0 3 1.6 0.5- 5.3 67 68.1 56.9-77.5

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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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