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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Mecklenburg 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
-Mecklenburg County 593 181 29.5 24.7-34.7 84 9.0 6.9-11.8 25 2.6 1.6- 4.3 303 58.9 53.3-64.2
GENDER
Male 201 60 28.1 20.5-37.1 29 10.3 6.6-15.8 8 2.8 1.1- 6.7 104 58.8 49.4-67.5
Female 392 121 30.6 24.9-37.0 55 8.0 5.8-10.8 17 2.5 1.5- 4.1 199 59.0 52.3-65.4
RACE
White 406 113 24.6 19.6-30.5 45 5.8 4.2- 8.0 15 2.8 1.4- 5.6 233 66.8 60.6-72.4
Other 183 66 36.1 27.3-46.0 38 13.3 8.9-19.5 10 2.4 1.2- 4.6 69 48.2 38.0-58.5
AGE
18-44 154 39 25.6 18.2-34.8 2 0.6 0.1- 2.6 0 0.0 . - . 113 73.8 64.6-81.3
45+ 432 139 33.1 28.1-38.4 82 18.1 14.1-23.0 25 5.4 3.3- 8.8 186 43.4 38.0-48.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 155 40 23.9 15.7-34.5 45 16.8 11.3-24.4 15 5.5 2.8-10.7 55 53.7 42.0-65.1
Some College + 435 139 31.9 26.3-38.0 39 5.5 3.7- 8.0 10 1.3 0.6- 2.6 247 61.4 55.2-67.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 216 66 33.7 25.2-43.4 56 19.2 13.8-26.1 15 4.9 2.4- 9.8 79 42.2 32.8-52.2
$50,000+ 277 90 30.1 23.7-37.5 8 1.9 0.8- 4.5 4 0.7 0.2- 2.3 175 67.2 59.7-73.8

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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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