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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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
Have Health Insurance
Yes 10,370 3,110 26.7 25.4-28.0 1,688 11.7 10.9-12.5 1,134 7.3 6.7- 7.9 4,438 54.4 52.9-55.9
No 1,479 534 33.7 29.9-37.8 275 13.4 11.2-15.9 115 4.5 3.3- 6.3 555 48.3 44.1-52.6
Body Mass Index
Underweight 201 47 17.3 11.6-25.1 33 9.7 6.2-14.7 38 10.6 6.8-16.1 83 62.4 53.3-70.7
Recommended Range 3,676 1,010 25.5 23.1-27.9 560 9.8 8.6-11.1 362 5.7 4.9- 6.6 1,744 59.0 56.3-61.7
Overweight 4,204 1,325 28.4 26.2-30.6 663 11.5 10.3-12.9 440 6.9 5.9- 8.0 1,776 53.3 50.9-55.7
Obese 3,224 1,093 30.6 28.2-33.0 643 15.6 14.0-17.4 345 7.4 6.3- 8.6 1,143 46.5 43.6-49.3
Current Smoker
No 9,826 3,024 27.7 26.3-29.1 1,496 10.5 9.7-11.3 909 6.0 5.4- 6.6 4,397 55.9 54.3-57.4
Yes 1,997 618 29.3 26.0-32.8 460 18.1 15.7-20.7 333 9.8 8.3-11.4 586 42.9 38.9-47.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,561 442 28.2 25.1-31.6 434 29.2 25.9-32.6 385 21.9 19.1-24.9 300 20.7 17.9-23.8
No 10,199 3,178 27.9 26.5-29.3 1,511 10.3 9.5-11.1 833 5.2 4.7- 5.8 4,677 56.6 55.1-58.2
Binge Drinker
No 10,753 3,340 28.4 27.1-29.7 1,849 12.5 11.7-13.4 1,193 7.4 6.8- 8.0 4,371 51.7 50.2-53.3
Yes 935 270 24.5 20.4-29.2 91 7.3 5.2-10.0 36 2.0 1.3- 3.2 538 66.2 61.3-70.8
Heavy Drinker
No 11,232 3,470 28.1 26.8-29.4 1,866 12.0 11.2-12.8 1,209 6.9 6.3- 7.5 4,687 53.1 51.6-54.6
Yes 396 124 28.3 20.3-38.0 56 13.9 8.5-21.9 20 3.0 1.6- 5.6 196 54.8 45.8-63.5
Poor Sleep***
Yes 1,384 410 30.9 27.0-35.2 271 13.2 11.1-15.7 208 10.2 8.3-12.4 495 45.7 41.2-50.2
No 10,218 3,173 27.6 26.2-28.9 1,628 11.7 10.9-12.6 983 6.1 5.5- 6.7 4,434 54.7 53.1-56.2
Current Asthma
Yes 1,004 279 26.4 22.3-30.8 225 16.5 13.7-19.8 161 11.2 9.0-13.9 339 45.9 40.7-51.3
No 10,808 3,357 28.1 26.8-29.5 1,730 11.6 10.8-12.5 1,079 6.3 5.8- 6.9 4,642 54.0 52.4-55.5
Diabetes
Yes 1,653 526 30.8 27.6-34.1 465 26.8 23.8-30.0 324 18.4 15.8-21.3 338 24.1 21.1-27.4
No 10,092 3,090 27.7 26.3-29.1 1,486 10.4 9.6-11.2 913 5.5 4.9- 6.0 4,603 56.5 54.9-58.0
Disability
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

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

***Poor sleep defined as not getting enough rest or sleep for all 30 days out of the past 30 days.

^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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