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2010 BRFSS Survey Results: Western 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
-Western NC 1,929 591 30.7 27.9-33.7 372 15.1 13.3-17.2 282 9.7 8.3-11.3 684 44.4 41.3-47.6
GENDER
Male 756 256 34.2 29.7-39.1 149 15.3 12.5-18.7 99 9.2 7.2-11.6 252 41.3 36.3-46.4
Female 1,173 335 27.5 24.2-31.0 223 15.0 12.7-17.5 183 10.2 8.4-12.3 432 47.4 43.4-51.3
RACE
White 1,772 537 30.3 27.5-33.2 341 15.1 13.2-17.1 261 9.8 8.4-11.4 633 44.8 41.6-48.1
African American 47 15 47.1 25.9-69.4 12 17.4 7.9-34.2 9 9.7 4.1-21.6 11 25.7 12.7-45.3
Other Minorities 96 36 35.2 20.1-53.9 18 13.2 6.4-25.5 12 9.3 3.2-24.3 30 42.3 25.0-61.7
HISPANIC
Hispanic 43 16 33.8 17.1-55.8 6 13.8 4.5-35.2 3 2.1 0.6- 7.0 18 50.4 30.3-70.3
Non-Hispanic 1,883 575 30.7 27.9-33.6 366 15.2 13.4-17.2 278 10.0 8.6-11.6 664 44.1 40.9-47.3
AGE
18-24 45 8 17.9 7.1-38.4 0 0.0 . - . 1 0.6 0.1- 4.5 36 81.5 61.3-92.4
25-34 127 33 22.0 14.8-31.4 7 5.4 2.4-11.9 2 1.4 0.2- 8.1 85 71.3 61.3-79.5
35-44 243 69 30.5 24.0-37.9 28 11.7 7.8-17.1 10 3.8 1.8- 7.7 136 54.0 46.6-61.2
45-54 315 110 38.6 32.1-45.4 49 13.8 10.1-18.7 21 6.8 3.9-11.6 135 40.8 34.4-47.6
55-64 447 157 36.8 31.7-42.2 100 23.8 19.4-28.9 52 10.0 7.3-13.4 138 29.4 24.8-34.4
65+ 732 206 28.6 25.0-32.6 186 23.9 20.5-27.7 194 25.5 22.0-29.4 146 21.9 18.6-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 57 25.4 18.6-33.7 72 27.8 21.1-35.6 117 29.4 23.4-36.1 32 17.5 11.5-25.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 592 196 37.1 31.5-43.0 129 15.4 12.4-18.9 107 10.9 8.3-14.3 160 36.6 30.7-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 508 173 31.2 26.1-36.7 107 16.1 12.4-20.5 47 6.8 4.8- 9.7 181 46.0 39.9-52.1
College Graduate 547 164 25.2 21.1-29.7 63 7.7 5.7-10.3 11 1.2 0.6- 2.5 309 65.9 60.9-70.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 265 53 18.4 13.0-25.5 78 25.4 19.3-32.7 75 20.3 15.2-26.6 59 35.8 27.9-44.7
$15,000- 24,999 362 94 33.0 26.2-40.7 113 25.5 20.0-31.9 85 18.7 14.1-24.3 70 22.8 16.9-30.1
$25,000- 34,999 240 83 39.6 30.7-49.2 53 19.2 13.9-25.8 31 10.0 6.6-15.0 73 31.2 23.8-39.7
$35,000- 49,999 249 107 40.4 32.6-48.7 35 12.1 7.7-18.3 15 6.4 3.2-12.2 92 41.1 33.0-49.8
$50,000-74,999 252 83 30.3 23.8-37.6 32 8.8 5.8-13.2 11 2.8 1.4- 5.7 126 58.1 50.3-65.5
$75,000+ 247 66 20.8 15.6-27.1 17 4.6 2.6- 7.8 5 1.2 0.4- 3.1 159 73.5 66.8-79.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 820 237 30.4 26.2-34.9 223 23.9 20.4-27.9 172 15.9 13.1-19.1 188 29.8 25.1-34.9
No 1,044 334 30.7 27.0-34.7 142 10.1 8.2-12.5 102 6.1 4.7- 7.9 466 53.0 48.8-57.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 271 87 31.6 25.3-38.8 75 23.3 17.9-29.8 40 11.3 7.9-15.9 69 33.7 26.3-42.1
Non-Veteran 1,658 504 30.6 27.6-33.8 297 14.0 12.1-16.2 242 9.5 8.0-11.2 615 45.9 42.5-49.4

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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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