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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-WHITES

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
-WHITES 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
GENDER
Male 3,551 1,090 27.1 25.0-29.4 531 11.0 9.7-12.4 387 6.9 5.9- 8.1 1,543 55.0 52.5-57.5
Female 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
HISPANIC
Hispanic 173 52 29.6 21.0-39.9 22 8.0 4.1-15.1 7 1.8 0.7- 4.8 92 60.6 49.9-70.3
Non-Hispanic 9,072 2,681 26.1 24.7-27.5 1,361 10.8 10.0-11.7 978 7.1 6.4- 7.8 4,052 56.0 54.4-57.6
AGE
18-24 230 22 9.3 4.8-17.1 0 0.0 . - . 3 1.8 0.4- 8.3 205 88.9 80.7-93.9
25-34 636 115 18.1 14.5-22.3 20 3.1 1.7- 5.6 5 0.6 0.2- 2.1 496 78.2 73.7-82.1
35-44 1,264 282 24.8 21.8-28.2 65 5.4 4.1- 7.2 26 1.7 1.1- 2.7 891 68.0 64.6-71.3
45-54 1,710 512 31.0 28.1-34.0 175 9.9 8.1-12.0 85 4.7 3.6- 6.2 938 54.4 51.2-57.5
55-64 2,085 722 33.3 30.7-36.0 340 16.5 14.4-18.8 199 10.3 8.4-12.4 824 40.0 37.2-42.8
65+ 3,256 1,059 32.5 30.4-34.6 779 24.6 22.6-26.7 664 19.7 18.0-21.6 754 23.2 21.4-25.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,007 210 22.7 18.8-27.2 297 24.8 21.0-29.0 357 24.3 20.8-28.1 143 28.2 22.6-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,583 887 33.1 30.1-36.2 526 14.4 12.7-16.4 385 9.4 7.9-11.2 785 43.1 39.7-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,345 792 27.7 25.0-30.5 352 10.4 9.0-11.9 182 5.6 4.6- 6.9 1,019 56.4 53.1-59.6
College Graduate 3,306 841 20.7 18.9-22.6 209 4.4 3.7- 5.3 63 1.3 0.9- 1.8 2,193 73.6 71.6-75.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 833 193 23.1 18.9-27.9 233 23.0 19.2-27.4 222 18.6 15.4-22.3 185 35.3 29.6-41.3
$15,000- 24,999 1,329 391 31.3 27.5-35.3 360 24.5 21.3-28.0 265 15.3 12.9-18.0 313 29.0 24.8-33.5
$25,000- 34,999 951 352 35.9 31.1-41.0 189 17.1 13.7-21.1 121 10.0 7.9-12.6 289 37.0 31.9-42.4
$35,000-49,999 1,174 454 34.4 30.5-38.4 156 11.4 9.2-14.0 75 5.6 4.0- 7.8 489 48.7 44.4-52.9
$50,000- 74,999 1,314 415 28.6 25.3-32.0 123 6.6 5.3- 8.2 57 3.7 2.6- 5.4 719 61.1 57.4-64.7
$75,000+ 2,217 512 19.0 16.9-21.3 106 3.6 2.8- 4.7 36 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,563 76.0 73.5-78.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,394 1,070 30.4 27.9-33.0 756 19.1 17.3-21.0 580 12.8 11.4-14.3 988 37.8 35.0-40.7
No 5,527 1,576 24.4 22.8-26.1 593 7.0 6.3- 7.9 378 4.2 3.6- 5.0 2,980 64.3 62.4-66.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,333 444 31.1 27.7-34.7 263 16.5 14.0-19.2 193 11.8 9.6-14.3 433 40.7 36.7-44.8
Non-Veteran 7,916 2,289 25.4 24.0-27.0 1,122 9.9 9.0-10.7 795 6.2 5.5- 6.9 3,710 58.5 56.8-60.2

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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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