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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 2,588 791 27.3 24.6-30.1 387 11.4 9.8-13.3 259 5.8 4.7- 7.1 1,151 55.6 52.5-58.7
Female 4,286 1,276 26.4 24.6-28.4 657 10.7 9.6-11.8 394 6.3 5.4- 7.2 1,959 56.6 54.4-58.8
RACE
White 5,436 1,557 24.8 23.1-26.6 738 9.6 8.7-10.6 533 6.5 5.7- 7.5 2,608 59.0 57.0-61.0
African American 1,065 375 31.4 27.4-35.7 264 18.2 15.1-21.8 105 6.0 4.6- 7.8 321 44.4 39.4-49.5
Other Minorities 336 125 31.9 24.8-39.9 37 6.4 4.0-10.1 13 2.5 1.1- 5.2 161 59.2 51.1-66.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 237 81 33.0 24.4-43.0 22 4.3 2.5- 7.6 7 0.8 0.3- 2.0 127 61.9 52.0-70.8
Non-Hispanic 6,616 1,982 26.4 24.8-28.0 1,017 11.5 10.5-12.7 643 6.4 5.7- 7.2 2,974 55.7 53.8-57.6
AGE
18-24 178 14 7.8 3.7-15.7 0 0.0 . - . 1 1.5 0.2- 9.6 163 90.7 82.4-95.4
25-34 531 126 24.0 19.4-29.2 16 4.0 2.0- 7.5 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 388 71.7 66.2-76.7
35-44 1,037 273 30.5 26.8-34.4 49 5.0 3.5- 7.0 16 1.5 0.8- 2.5 699 63.1 59.1-66.9
45-54 1,382 419 30.5 27.2-34.0 167 12.6 10.1-15.6 62 4.5 3.3- 6.3 734 52.4 48.8-55.9
55-64 1,520 525 32.9 29.9-35.9 262 18.1 15.6-20.9 145 11.3 9.1-13.9 588 37.7 34.7-40.8
65+ 2,158 691 30.3 27.8-32.8 543 27.6 25.0-30.3 423 19.3 17.1-21.8 501 22.8 20.3-25.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 800 179 23.8 19.0-29.3 246 20.8 17.1-25.0 223 16.4 13.3-20.0 152 39.1 32.6-46.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,817 622 30.3 26.7-34.2 368 15.0 12.7-17.7 259 8.2 6.6-10.2 568 46.4 42.2-50.7
Some Post-H.S. 1,655 556 28.8 25.7-32.1 261 10.9 9.3-12.8 124 5.4 4.2- 7.0 714 54.8 51.1-58.5
College Graduate 2,592 705 23.9 21.7-26.3 169 4.8 3.8- 6.1 46 1.2 0.8- 1.7 1,672 70.0 67.5-72.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 657 168 29.0 23.9-34.6 192 23.6 19.3-28.5 154 17.3 13.8-21.4 143 30.1 24.5-36.5
$15,000- 24,999 974 296 33.7 28.2-39.6 250 20.7 17.3-24.7 170 11.2 8.9-14.0 258 34.4 29.1-40.1
$25,000- 34,999 686 264 33.4 28.3-39.0 134 16.9 12.9-21.8 77 7.8 5.8-10.5 211 41.8 35.8-48.1
$35,000- 49,999 859 330 34.0 29.3-39.1 131 12.2 9.8-15.2 53 4.0 2.7- 6.0 345 49.7 44.3-55.1
$50,000-74,999 955 311 29.6 25.8-33.8 94 8.6 6.5-11.4 36 2.8 1.7- 4.5 514 58.9 54.4-63.3
$75,000+ 1,704 407 21.0 18.6-23.7 71 2.9 2.1- 4.0 29 1.7 1.1- 2.8 1,197 74.3 71.5-77.0
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 2,394 749 28.8 25.8-31.9 556 19.7 17.4-22.1 372 11.5 9.9-13.3 717 40.1 36.5-43.7
No 4,196 1,224 25.4 23.5-27.3 455 7.5 6.5- 8.7 258 3.7 3.0- 4.6 2,259 63.4 61.2-65.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 875 292 31.0 26.9-35.5 180 17.3 14.2-20.8 127 11.0 8.5-14.1 276 40.7 35.9-45.7
Non-Veteran 5,995 1,773 26.3 24.6-28.2 864 10.3 9.3-11.4 526 5.4 4.7- 6.2 2,832 57.9 55.9-59.9

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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.

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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