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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake 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
-Wake County 696 207 26.6 22.0-31.9 65 6.8 4.7- 9.7 29 2.1 1.4- 3.1 395 64.5 59.1-69.5
GENDER
Male 253 70 26.5 18.8-36.0 25 7.1 3.9-12.9 9 1.3 0.6- 2.7 149 65.0 55.7-73.3
Female 443 137 26.7 22.0-32.1 40 6.4 4.3- 9.4 20 2.8 1.7- 4.6 246 64.0 58.3-69.4
RACE
White 517 132 18.7 15.0-22.9 41 5.2 3.6- 7.5 22 2.5 1.6- 4.1 322 73.6 68.9-77.8
Other 170 73 41.7 30.9-53.4 24 10.0 5.3-18.0 7 1.4 0.6- 3.1 66 46.9 35.7-58.5
AGE
18-44 234 54 22.0 15.6-30.2 7 4.0 1.6- 9.8 1 0.3 0.0- 2.3 172 73.6 65.2-80.6
45+ 454 151 33.3 27.5-39.6 58 10.8 8.1-14.2 27 4.4 2.9- 6.6 218 51.5 45.6-57.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 162 55 33.2 21.4-47.6 31 11.7 6.9-19.1 20 4.8 2.8- 8.3 56 50.3 37.1-63.4
Some College + 532 151 24.1 19.9-29.0 34 5.0 2.9- 8.4 9 1.1 0.5- 2.1 338 69.8 64.6-74.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 237 94 44.3 33.5-55.7 42 12.7 8.2-19.1 17 3.8 2.1- 6.7 84 39.2 29.2-50.3
$50,000+ 369 96 22.1 17.6-27.5 16 3.0 1.7- 5.2 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8 253 74.2 68.7-79.0

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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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