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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Union 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
-Union County 337 90 17.9 13.8-22.9 47 8.0 5.5-11.7 27 4.8 2.9- 7.7 173 69.3 62.6-75.2
GENDER
Male 140 40 20.6 13.9-29.4 21 9.7 5.4-16.9 12 4.7 2.5- 8.7 67 64.9 53.4-75.0
Female 197 50 15.8 11.1-22.1 26 6.7 4.1-10.7 15 4.8 2.3- 9.5 106 72.7 64.5-79.6
RACE
White 302 77 17.3 13.2-22.3 39 6.9 4.5-10.4 25 5.0 3.0- 8.3 161 70.8 64.3-76.5
Other 34 12 21.2 8.3-44.5 8 15.5 5.6-36.4 2 3.0 0.6-13.5 12 60.3 30.4-84.0
AGE
18-44 94 15 8.5 4.9-14.6 4 3.3 1.1- 9.5 0 0.0 . - . 75 88.2 80.7-93.0
45+ 241 73 29.6 23.5-36.6 43 14.4 10.2-19.8 27 11.1 7.1-17.0 98 44.9 37.7-52.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 127 40 20.1 12.9-30.0 22 7.7 4.4-13.1 22 8.8 5.2-14.6 43 63.3 49.9-74.9
Some College + 209 50 16.4 11.9-22.3 25 8.3 4.9-13.6 5 1.9 0.5- 7.3 129 73.4 65.9-79.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 131 40 23.2 14.7-34.6 26 12.4 6.8-21.4 19 10.2 5.4-18.3 46 54.2 38.4-69.3
$50,000+ 150 38 18.3 13.0-25.2 11 5.1 2.6- 9.7 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 100 76.4 68.9-82.6

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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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