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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Gaston 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
-Gaston County 263 69 21.5 15.7-28.9 55 15.2 10.2-22.2 38 9.0 6.0-13.3 101 54.2 45.1-63.1
GENDER
Male 93 22 20.2 11.4-33.3 20 15.5 7.5-29.1 13 8.2 4.1-15.8 38 56.1 40.8-70.4
Female 170 47 22.9 16.3-31.0 35 15.0 10.1-21.7 25 9.9 6.3-15.2 63 52.3 42.3-62.1
RACE
White 218 58 27.2 20.0-35.9 43 12.9 9.1-18.0 33 11.8 7.9-17.4 84 48.1 39.6-56.7
Other 45 11 8.8 4.0-18.3 12 20.5 8.4-42.1 5 2.7 1.0- 7.3 17 68.0 46.9-83.7
AGE
18-44 56 14 19.3 10.1-33.7 2 2.1 0.5- 8.3 2 2.3 0.5-10.3 38 76.3 61.6-86.7
45+ 206 54 23.3 17.1-30.8 53 26.4 18.3-36.5 36 14.8 10.2-21.1 63 35.5 27.6-44.2
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 132 34 20.6 12.7-31.8 32 17.4 9.9-28.8 29 10.9 6.6-17.2 37 51.1 37.3-64.8
Some College + 131 35 22.9 15.6-32.2 23 12.1 7.5-18.9 9 6.4 2.9-13.5 64 58.6 48.3-68.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 137 45 31.6 21.8-43.4 40 29.7 19.4-42.7 24 13.0 7.9-20.7 28 25.6 16.8-37.1
$50,000+ 79 13 12.3 6.6-21.9 8 6.8 3.1-14.2 6 6.5 2.6-15.4 52 74.4 62.8-83.3

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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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