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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: 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%)
TOTAL 11,580 3,569 29.2 28.2-30.3 1,824 12.2 11.5-13.0 1,099 6.9 6.4- 7.4 5,088 51.7 50.5-52.9
GENDER
Male 4,536 1,410 29.7 28.0-31.4 678 11.6 10.6-12.7 422 7.3 6.4- 8.2 2,026 51.5 49.6-53.3
Female 7,044 2,159 28.8 27.5-30.2 1,146 12.8 11.9-13.8 677 6.5 5.9- 7.1 3,062 51.9 50.4-53.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 7,984 2,312 26.1 24.9-27.3 1,155 11.8 11.0-12.7 775 7.3 6.7- 8.0 3,742 54.7 53.3-56.1
Non-Hispanic Black 2,092 732 35.6 33.0-38.4 456 16.2 14.4-18.1 229 7.4 6.2- 8.8 675 40.8 38.0-43.6
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 440 150 31.6 25.3-38.6 123 23.7 18.3-30.1 57 13.0 8.2-20.0 110 31.7 25.0-39.4
Non-Hispanic Other 294 90 28.1 21.9-35.3 30 5.2 3.3- 8.1 *** *** *** 160 64.0 56.6-70.8
Hispanic 684 267 40.5 36.1-45.1 44 5.3 3.7- 7.4 17 1.8 1.0- 3.0 356 52.5 47.8-57.0
AGE
18-34 2,014 427 20.5 18.5-22.7 36 1.7 1.2- 2.5 14 0.7 0.4- 1.2 1,537 77.1 74.8-79.2
35-44 1,612 495 30.8 28.1-33.5 98 5.9 4.7- 7.4 30 1.9 1.2- 2.9 989 61.5 58.6-64.2
45-54 2,027 709 35.5 32.9-38.1 301 15.1 13.1-17.3 91 4.4 3.4- 5.7 926 45.0 42.3-47.7
55-64 2,313 819 35.3 32.9-37.8 461 19.8 17.8-21.9 244 10.9 9.3-12.7 789 34.0 31.6-36.5
65-74 2,020 655 31.5 29.1-34.1 521 26.2 23.8-28.7 347 17.5 15.5-19.8 497 24.8 22.5-27.2
75+ 1,475 428 28.6 25.7-31.6 394 27.4 24.6-30.4 361 26.0 23.0-29.2 292 18.1 15.9-20.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,448 400 31.6 28.4-34.9 370 21.7 19.1-24.5 369 17.5 15.3-19.9 309 29.3 26.1-32.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,340 1,106 32.1 30.1-34.2 667 14.0 12.8-15.4 423 7.9 7.1- 8.9 1,144 46.0 43.7-48.2
Some Post-H.S. 3,126 1,025 29.6 27.7-31.6 497 11.4 10.2-12.6 211 4.4 3.7- 5.2 1,393 54.7 52.5-56.8
College Graduate 3,628 1,027 23.9 22.3-25.6 286 5.1 4.4- 5.9 91 1.8 1.4- 2.4 2,224 69.1 67.3-70.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,418 375 27.8 24.8-31.1 398 22.3 19.7-25.1 267 12.7 10.9-14.8 378 37.2 33.7-40.7
$15,000- 24,999 1,996 655 33.0 30.3-35.8 422 16.9 15.0-19.1 293 10.6 9.2-12.1 626 39.5 36.7-42.4
$25,000- 34,999 1,242 446 34.5 31.2-38.0 242 15.0 12.9-17.5 104 6.8 5.4- 8.5 450 43.6 39.9-47.4
$35,000- 49,999 1,416 506 33.5 30.4-36.6 209 12.2 10.3-14.5 74 4.7 3.6- 6.2 627 49.6 46.3-53.0
$50,000-74,999 1,369 445 29.7 26.8-32.7 131 8.2 6.6-10.1 45 3.0 2.0- 4.3 748 59.2 55.9-62.4
$75,000+ 2,172 567 23.7 21.5-26.0 120 4.6 3.6- 5.7 36 1.5 1.0- 2.2 1,449 70.3 67.8-72.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 3,071 916 29.4 27.4-31.6 809 24.9 23.0-27.0 526 14.2 12.8-15.8 820 31.4 29.2-33.7
No 8,379 2,602 29.0 27.8-30.3 998 8.7 8.1- 9.5 551 4.8 4.3- 5.3 4,228 57.4 56.1-58.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 1,505 493 31.0 28.3-33.9 280 16.4 14.3-18.7 179 10.0 8.5-11.9 553 42.6 39.5-45.7
Non-Veteran 10,071 3,076 29.0 27.8-30.1 1,544 11.7 10.9-12.4 920 6.4 5.9- 7.0 4,531 52.9 51.7-54.2

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2012 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2012 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^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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