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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-FEMALES

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
-FEMALES 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 5,700 1,644 25.4 23.7-27.1 854 10.5 9.6-11.5 601 7.0 6.2- 7.8 2,601 57.2 55.2-59.1
African American 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
Other Minorities 415 160 34.3 27.7-41.5 60 7.0 4.9- 9.9 23 2.8 1.5- 5.3 172 55.9 48.4-63.2
AGE
18-24 193 20 7.9 4.2-14.2 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 172 92.0 85.7-95.7
25-34 622 145 25.5 21.2-30.5 23 3.1 1.7- 5.4 4 0.3 0.1- 0.8 450 71.1 66.1-75.6
35-44 1,063 281 30.0 26.4-33.8 66 6.5 4.8- 8.7 16 1.5 0.8- 2.8 700 62.0 58.1-65.8
45-54 1,383 432 32.9 29.7-36.3 211 13.8 11.7-16.2 74 6.0 4.4- 8.2 666 47.3 43.9-50.7
55-64 1,588 560 34.0 31.0-37.1 306 19.9 17.4-22.7 150 9.7 7.9-11.9 572 36.4 33.4-39.5
65+ 2,516 799 31.0 28.6-33.5 629 24.0 21.8-26.3 528 21.8 19.6-24.2 560 23.2 20.8-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 920 215 25.3 20.9-30.3 275 23.1 19.4-27.2 290 21.9 18.3-25.9 140 29.8 23.6-36.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,157 734 33.7 30.4-37.0 495 16.6 14.6-18.7 308 9.1 7.8-10.7 620 40.6 37.0-44.4
Some Post-H.S. 2,003 685 29.4 26.6-32.4 318 10.8 9.2-12.5 143 5.5 4.3- 6.9 857 54.4 50.9-57.8
College Graduate 2,364 630 23.3 21.0-25.7 155 4.4 3.6- 5.5 38 1.0 0.7- 1.4 1,541 71.3 68.8-73.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 907 243 30.8 26.3-35.8 278 26.5 22.6-30.8 202 16.3 13.3-19.9 184 26.3 22.0-31.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,220 380 33.9 29.6-38.5 348 22.9 19.7-26.4 183 11.0 8.9-13.5 309 32.2 27.6-37.1
$25,000- 34,999 796 305 39.0 33.3-45.0 144 12.5 10.0-15.7 75 7.2 5.3- 9.8 272 41.3 35.7-47.1
$35,000- 49,999 915 347 33.4 29.0-38.0 120 10.5 8.3-13.1 57 5.3 3.7- 7.5 391 50.8 45.9-55.7
$50,000- 74,999 939 303 30.0 26.1-34.3 81 7.0 5.3- 9.2 28 2.4 1.5- 3.8 527 60.6 56.1-64.9
$75,000+ 1,325 290 19.8 17.2-22.8 57 2.8 2.0- 3.9 18 1.1 0.6- 2.2 960 76.2 73.1-79.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,864 887 30.0 27.5-32.7 720 21.6 19.6-23.8 488 13.9 12.3-15.7 769 34.5 31.4-37.7
No 4,324 1,309 27.9 25.9-29.9 494 7.3 6.5- 8.2 265 3.5 2.9- 4.1 2,256 61.4 59.2-63.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 169 53 25.7 17.7-35.7 27 13.3 8.2-20.8 7 1.2 0.5- 2.9 82 59.8 49.3-69.5
Non-Veteran 7,286 2,215 28.3 26.7-29.9 1,217 11.8 10.9-12.7 774 7.1 6.5- 7.9 3,080 52.8 51.0-54.6

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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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