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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-AFRICAN AMERICANS

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
-AFRICAN AMERICANS 1,845 641 33.0 29.7-36.5 466 18.8 16.3-21.5 210 7.5 6.2- 9.1 528 40.7 36.8-44.7
GENDER
Male 544 185 29.2 23.9-35.0 145 20.3 15.9-25.6 54 5.9 4.1- 8.4 160 44.6 37.9-51.4
Female 1,301 456 36.0 32.0-40.2 321 17.5 15.0-20.4 156 8.8 7.0-10.9 368 37.7 33.3-42.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 18 6 53.9 26.7-79.0 6 26.2 8.0-59.2 2 2.9 0.6-11.9 4 17.1 5.7-41.1
Non-Hispanic 1,824 635 32.9 29.6-36.4 459 18.7 16.3-21.5 207 7.4 6.1- 9.0 523 40.9 37.0-44.9
AGE
18-24 77 11 10.8 5.1-21.3 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 66 89.2 78.7-94.9
25-34 203 68 34.6 26.5-43.8 11 6.3 2.4-15.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4 123 58.9 49.4-67.8
35-44 251 121 50.4 41.8-59.0 19 8.6 4.6-15.3 1 0.5 0.1- 3.7 110 40.5 32.4-49.2
45-54 413 174 44.1 36.7-51.8 119 28.5 22.1-35.9 16 4.1 1.9- 8.3 104 23.3 17.7-30.0
55-64 433 163 34.0 28.3-40.2 147 36.3 30.1-43.1 52 15.6 11.1-21.4 71 14.1 10.4-18.9
65+ 443 96 18.4 13.8-24.1 167 37.2 30.8-44.2 136 30.6 24.6-37.2 44 13.8 8.4-21.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 301 61 23.8 16.4-33.3 101 23.9 17.9-31.1 88 17.5 12.7-23.7 51 34.8 25.0-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 598 206 29.9 24.3-36.0 170 21.7 17.1-27.1 76 7.3 5.3-10.0 146 41.2 34.0-48.7
Some Post-H.S. 482 183 37.8 31.5-44.5 116 15.4 11.8-19.8 29 4.5 2.5- 7.8 154 42.4 35.7-49.5
College Graduate 460 190 39.4 33.0-46.3 79 14.3 9.9-20.3 16 3.8 2.0- 7.0 175 42.5 35.5-49.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 345 94 31.2 24.6-38.7 116 26.9 20.9-34.0 63 14.4 10.2-19.9 72 27.5 20.5-35.8
$15,000- 24,999 377 119 37.1 29.0-46.0 124 22.1 16.8-28.6 47 8.7 5.6-13.3 87 32.0 24.3-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 226 88 42.6 32.5-53.4 53 18.2 12.0-26.7 21 7.2 4.0-12.8 64 31.9 23.0-42.3
$35,000-49,999 222 92 40.4 31.1-50.4 47 15.9 10.8-22.7 11 3.4 1.5- 7.8 72 40.3 30.2-51.3
$50,000- 74,999 192 82 35.6 26.6-45.7 33 17.5 11.0-26.6 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 70 44.7 33.9-56.0
$75,000+ 195 87 41.8 33.2-50.9 22 8.7 4.5-16.2 5 3.3 1.1- 9.5 81 46.1 37.1-55.4
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 768 225 25.9 21.6-30.8 268 29.3 24.8-34.2 139 16.0 12.7-20.0 136 28.7 22.9-35.3
No 984 384 37.0 32.4-41.8 180 13.1 10.4-16.5 62 2.8 2.1- 3.9 358 47.0 41.9-52.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 228 80 30.6 22.6-39.9 62 22.2 15.9-30.0 17 5.8 3.0-10.9 69 41.4 31.9-51.7
Non-Veteran 1,616 560 33.3 29.8-37.1 404 18.3 15.6-21.2 193 7.8 6.4- 9.5 459 40.6 36.4-45.0

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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.

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