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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Counties and Regions

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
COUNTY/REGIONS
Alamance 304 100 31.8 24.9-39.7 46 11.0 7.7-15.4 43 7.9 5.4-11.5 115 49.3 41.3-57.2
Buncombe 253 72 29.1 22.3-37.0 42 11.7 8.0-16.8 33 8.5 5.6-12.7 106 50.7 42.7-58.7
Cabarrus 303 99 31.7 25.1-39.1 42 10.0 6.9-14.2 37 6.5 4.4- 9.5 125 51.8 43.9-59.7
Catawba 284 94 32.5 25.1-41.0 48 13.9 9.7-19.7 29 5.6 3.6- 8.7 113 47.9 39.8-56.1
Cumberland 293 99 28.9 23.1-35.4 54 16.6 12.2-22.4 31 6.5 4.3- 9.6 109 48.0 40.7-55.5
Davidson 353 93 21.5 16.0-28.1 62 17.1 10.4-26.8 57 10.5 7.6-14.4 141 51.0 42.6-59.3
Durham 611 184 25.7 21.2-30.7 86 9.1 6.9-12.0 32 3.0 2.0- 4.4 309 62.3 56.8-67.4
Forsyth 276 86 26.5 20.4-33.6 43 11.8 8.3-16.4 24 4.6 2.8- 7.3 123 57.2 49.3-64.7
Gaston 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
Guilford 674 219 28.5 24.3-33.2 112 11.9 9.5-14.9 53 5.9 4.3- 8.1 290 53.6 48.4-58.8
Iredell 326 88 23.5 18.1-29.9 48 10.3 6.9-15.0 47 7.5 5.3-10.6 143 58.7 51.4-65.6
Johnston 268 89 31.4 23.9-40.0 48 11.9 8.0-17.3 26 5.1 3.1- 8.2 105 51.6 42.4-60.6
Mecklenburg 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
New Hanover 325 112 30.5 24.6-37.2 51 11.8 8.5-16.3 25 7.0 3.9-12.3 137 50.6 43.5-57.7
Onslow 295 89 24.6 18.9-31.4 38 7.1 4.8-10.2 29 10.1 5.5-18.0 139 58.2 50.3-65.7
Orange 292 72 23.1 17.4-29.9 20 4.5 2.7- 7.5 11 2.6 1.2- 5.5 189 69.8 62.6-76.1
Pitt 335 97 23.0 17.2-30.2 60 9.9 7.2-13.3 18 3.1 1.8- 5.2 160 64.0 56.4-71.0
Randolph 391 117 26.7 21.2-33.1 67 11.8 8.8-15.8 64 8.8 6.6-11.7 143 52.7 45.5-59.7
Robeson 306 110 36.5 29.4-44.2 77 16.1 12.3-20.8 37 9.9 6.0-15.9 82 37.6 29.8-46.0
Rowan 372 125 33.2 27.1-39.8 69 11.5 8.7-15.2 37 5.6 3.8- 8.4 141 49.7 42.4-56.9
Union 337 90 17.9 13.8-22.9 47 8.0 5.5-11.7 27 4.8 2.9- 7.7 173 69.3 62.6-75.2
Wake 696 207 26.6 22.0-31.9 65 6.8 4.7- 9.7 29 2.1 1.4- 3.1 395 64.5 59.1-69.5
Wayne 356 104 25.8 19.8-32.9 70 14.4 10.4-19.6 51 8.5 6.1-11.8 131 51.2 43.2-59.2
NC REGIONS
Eastern NC 3,073 998 29.2 26.6-31.9 550 12.5 11.0-14.2 314 6.9 5.8- 8.1 1,211 51.4 48.3-54.5
Piedmont 6,874 2,067 26.8 25.2-28.5 1,044 11.0 10.1-12.1 653 6.0 5.3- 6.8 3,110 56.1 54.2-58.0
Western NC 1,929 591 30.7 27.9-33.7 372 15.1 13.3-17.2 282 9.7 8.3-11.3 684 44.4 41.3-47.6
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 1,315 394 30.5 27.1-34.2 257 14.9 12.8-17.4 190 9.4 7.8-11.3 474 45.2 41.3-49.1
Northwest 2,349 725 29.1 26.3-32.1 405 13.3 11.5-15.3 298 7.4 6.4- 8.7 921 50.2 47.0-53.4
Charlotte 1,681 488 25.8 23.0-28.9 261 10.0 8.5-11.7 162 6.7 5.2- 8.7 770 57.4 53.9-61.0
Greensboro 1,860 570 28.5 25.5-31.6 278 11.5 9.7-13.5 196 7.5 6.1- 9.2 816 52.5 49.1-55.8
Southern Regional 1,045 354 28.5 24.4-33.1 210 14.8 11.9-18.3 115 8.1 6.1-10.7 366 48.5 43.3-53.8
Coastal 486 169 31.4 25.2-38.4 78 12.8 9.3-17.5 43 7.8 5.3-11.6 196 47.9 40.8-55.1
Wake 1,763 536 26.8 23.7-30.3 241 9.7 8.0-11.7 105 3.6 2.8- 4.7 881 59.8 56.2-63.4
Area L 127 42 26.6 18.5-36.6 29 20.2 13.5-29.1 14 6.3 3.4-11.2 42 46.9 36.0-58.2
Eastern 1,250 378 27.5 23.2-32.2 207 9.7 7.7-12.2 126 6.4 4.8- 8.4 539 56.4 51.2-61.5

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NOTE: For AHEC Regions, results for Area L are least reliable due to small sample size.

^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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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