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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: New Hanover County

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
-New Hanover County 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
GENDER
Male 116 44 33.9 24.4-45.0 14 8.4 4.5-15.2 9 8.5 3.4-19.6 49 49.1 38.0-60.3
Female 209 68 27.2 20.6-35.0 37 15.2 10.2-21.9 16 5.6 3.2- 9.5 88 52.1 43.3-60.7
RACE
White 269 93 30.3 24.1-37.4 39 11.7 8.0-16.7 17 4.2 2.5- 7.1 120 53.8 46.3-61.2
Other 56 19 31.2 17.4-49.4 12 12.4 5.8-24.6 8 17.1 6.4-38.1 17 39.4 23.3-58.0
AGE
18-44 70 15 18.3 10.6-29.7 5 5.5 2.0-14.1 1 1.1 0.2- 7.6 49 75.1 63.0-84.2
45+ 250 95 37.7 30.2-45.8 46 16.0 11.4-22.0 23 10.6 5.7-18.6 86 35.8 28.7-43.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 100 39 39.0 26.6-53.0 26 19.2 11.6-30.3 15 11.5 6.3-20.2 20 30.3 18.3-45.6
Some College + 225 73 26.9 20.7-34.2 25 8.7 5.5-13.5 10 5.2 1.9-13.3 117 59.2 50.9-66.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 160 66 40.8 30.8-51.6 38 19.6 13.2-28.1 17 11.8 5.8-22.6 39 27.8 18.9-38.8
$50,000+ 110 34 25.1 17.3-35.0 6 4.4 1.9-10.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 69 69.8 59.5-78.3

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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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