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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 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
GENDER
Male 4,420 1,387 27.8 25.7-29.9 722 12.1 10.9-13.5 468 6.4 5.6- 7.4 1,843 53.7 51.3-56.0
Female 7,456 2,269 28.2 26.7-29.8 1,244 11.8 10.9-12.7 781 7.0 6.3- 7.7 3,162 53.0 51.2-54.8
RACE
White 9,251 2,734 26.2 24.9-27.6 1,385 10.7 10.0-11.6 988 6.9 6.3- 7.6 4,144 56.1 54.5-57.7
African American 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
Asian 105 43 38.5 26.7-51.8 7 4.1 1.7- 9.7 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7 54 56.8 43.5-69.1
Native American 262 96 33.0 23.8-43.7 65 18.0 12.3-25.5 33 12.5 7.1-21.0 68 36.5 26.2-48.2
Other Minorities 346 124 29.9 22.8-38.1 32 4.9 2.9- 8.2 13 2.4 1.1- 5.0 177 62.9 54.6-70.4
HISPANIC
Hispanic 412 145 31.9 25.2-39.4 42 5.3 3.3- 8.2 16 2.1 1.0- 4.2 209 60.8 53.2-67.9
-English Speaking 234 74 29.6 21.1-39.7 29 4.8 2.6- 8.6 11 1.7 0.8- 3.8 120 63.9 53.7-72.9
-Spanish Speaking 178 71 34.1 24.3-45.4 13 5.7 2.9-10.7 5 2.4 0.8- 6.9 89 57.9 46.7-68.3
Non-Hispanic 11,433 3,505 27.7 26.5-29.0 1,918 12.5 11.7-13.3 1,228 7.1 6.5- 7.7 4,782 52.8 51.3-54.2
AGE
18-24 353 39 10.1 6.4-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.1 0.2- 5.2 311 88.8 83.0-92.8
25-34 974 220 22.3 18.8-26.1 35 3.7 2.3- 6.0 8 0.7 0.3- 1.6 711 73.3 69.3-77.0
35-44 1,706 480 32.0 29.0-35.1 98 6.0 4.7- 7.6 33 1.8 1.2- 2.8 1,095 60.2 57.0-63.3
45-54 2,265 745 34.1 31.4-36.9 318 13.9 11.9-16.1 106 4.5 3.5- 5.8 1,096 47.5 44.7-50.3
55-64 2,635 935 33.6 31.2-36.0 519 20.7 18.6-23.0 262 11.2 9.5-13.2 919 34.5 32.1-37.0
65-74 2,190 702 31.7 29.2-34.4 563 26.8 24.3-29.4 433 19.9 17.6-22.5 492 21.5 19.4-23.8
75+ 1,634 497 28.1 25.3-31.1 421 26.7 23.7-29.9 393 23.6 20.9-26.5 323 21.6 18.5-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,501 340 25.0 21.4-28.9 436 21.9 19.1-25.1 470 19.1 16.7-21.9 255 34.0 29.4-39.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,392 1,165 31.6 28.9-34.4 731 14.9 13.3-16.7 478 8.3 7.1- 9.7 1,018 45.2 42.0-48.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,980 1,028 29.9 27.4-32.5 498 11.7 10.3-13.2 218 5.3 4.3- 6.4 1,236 53.2 50.3-56.0
College Graduate 3,986 1,116 24.3 22.5-26.2 300 5.7 4.8- 6.7 81 1.6 1.2- 2.1 2,489 68.5 66.4-70.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,300 330 27.1 23.4-31.1 383 23.5 20.4-27.0 301 16.1 13.6-18.9 286 33.3 28.8-38.1
$15,000- 24,999 1,872 578 34.5 30.7-38.6 510 21.1 18.6-23.9 327 11.7 10.0-13.7 457 32.6 28.6-36.9
$25,000- 34,999 1,269 471 36.1 31.9-40.6 257 16.0 13.2-19.2 145 8.5 6.8-10.7 396 39.3 34.8-44.1
$35,000- 49,999 1,481 580 34.7 31.1-38.5 215 11.9 9.9-14.2 91 4.9 3.7- 6.7 595 48.5 44.5-52.6
$50,000-74,999 1,578 528 30.6 27.5-33.9 165 8.3 6.7-10.2 65 3.3 2.3- 4.6 820 57.8 54.3-61.3
$75,000+ 2,515 630 21.4 19.3-23.6 131 4.0 3.1- 5.0 42 1.5 1.0- 2.2 1,712 73.2 70.8-75.5
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 4,430 1,391 29.7 27.5-31.9 1,087 21.0 19.3-22.8 753 13.1 11.8-14.5 1,199 36.3 33.7-38.9
No 6,966 2,119 27.0 25.4-28.6 823 8.0 7.2- 8.8 455 3.8 3.2- 4.4 3,569 61.3 59.5-63.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,637 548 30.7 27.6-34.0 338 17.4 15.1-19.9 217 10.2 8.4-12.3 534 41.7 38.0-45.4
Non-Veteran 10,234 3,106 27.6 26.2-29.0 1,628 11.2 10.4-12.1 1,032 6.2 5.7- 6.8 4,468 55.0 53.4-56.6

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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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