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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Rowan 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
-Rowan County 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
GENDER
Male 138 54 39.7 29.4-51.0 22 9.4 5.7-15.3 18 6.6 3.8-11.2 44 44.3 32.8-56.5
Female 234 71 27.9 21.2-35.8 47 13.2 9.4-18.4 19 4.9 2.7- 8.7 97 54.0 45.1-62.6
RACE
White 321 107 30.6 24.5-37.5 51 10.1 7.2-13.9 36 6.6 4.4- 9.9 127 52.7 44.9-60.3
Other 49 17 44.8 28.1-62.8 18 18.9 10.7-31.3 1 1.0 0.1- 7.1 13 35.3 20.1-54.2
AGE
18-44 86 27 27.2 17.9-39.2 4 2.4 0.9- 6.4 1 1.1 0.2- 7.4 54 69.3 57.2-79.2
45+ 281 98 39.1 32.5-46.1 64 19.5 14.8-25.1 36 9.9 6.8-14.2 83 31.6 25.5-38.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 175 64 38.9 29.0-50.0 51 16.5 11.6-22.9 22 6.6 3.8-11.0 38 38.0 26.5-51.1
Some College + 197 61 27.7 21.0-35.7 18 6.9 3.9-11.8 15 4.8 2.6- 8.7 103 60.6 52.0-68.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 213 81 43.0 33.8-52.7 43 12.9 8.9-18.2 28 6.9 4.4-10.4 61 37.3 27.7-47.9
$50,000+ 99 29 24.8 16.5-35.5 10 7.2 3.4-14.7 4 2.9 0.9- 8.7 56 65.1 53.6-75.0

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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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