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2012 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont 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 11,580 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
-Piedmont NC 6,220 1,881 28.7 27.3-30.2 885 11.3 10.4-12.3 548 6.1 5.5- 6.8 2,906 53.9 52.2-55.5
GENDER
Male 2,472 759 29.4 27.2-31.8 340 11.0 9.6-12.5 211 6.5 5.5- 7.8 1,162 53.0 50.5-55.6
Female 3,748 1,122 28.1 26.2-29.9 545 11.6 10.4-12.9 337 5.7 5.0- 6.5 1,744 54.6 52.5-56.7
RACE
White 4,515 1,284 25.6 24.1-27.3 596 10.4 9.4-11.5 400 6.3 5.5- 7.1 2,235 57.7 55.9-59.5
African American 1,165 406 35.1 31.6-38.8 238 16.5 14.1-19.2 117 7.2 5.6- 9.2 404 41.2 37.5-44.9
Other minorities 482 178 37.2 31.6-43.2 45 6.8 4.7- 9.9 26 2.7 1.6- 4.6 233 53.2 47.1-59.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 408 151 39.4 33.7-45.4 28 6.5 4.3- 9.9 *** *** *** 218 52.4 46.4-58.4
Non-Hispanic 5,790 1,723 27.9 26.4-29.4 856 11.7 10.7-12.7 532 6.4 5.8- 7.2 2,679 54.0 52.3-55.7
AGE
18-34 1,157 246 20.8 18.2-23.8 19 1.5 1.0- 2.4 *** *** *** 884 77.0 74.0-79.8
35-54 2,075 659 31.8 29.3-34.3 212 10.2 8.6-12.1 60 2.7 2.0- 3.6 1,144 55.4 52.7-58.0
55-64 1,163 411 35.2 31.8-38.8 202 17.9 15.4-20.8 120 10.7 8.4-13.5 430 36.2 32.7-39.8
65-74 998 325 31.7 28.1-35.4 254 26.4 23.0-30.1 162 16.3 13.6-19.5 257 25.6 22.3-29.2
75+ 760 219 29.8 25.7-34.2 194 26.3 22.5-30.5 188 24.9 21.1-29.0 159 19.1 16.0-22.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 748 215 34.0 29.6-38.8 202 23.0 19.4-27.1 176 16.0 13.2-19.2 155 27.0 22.8-31.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,703 567 31.4 28.6-34.3 292 11.8 10.2-13.5 203 7.1 6.0- 8.4 641 49.8 46.6-53.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,676 535 28.9 26.3-31.6 246 10.5 9.0-12.2 112 4.0 3.1- 5.0 783 56.6 53.6-59.6
College Graduate 2,071 557 22.7 20.6-25.0 143 4.9 4.0- 6.0 54 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,317 70.5 68.1-72.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 678 177 27.5 23.3-32.1 191 22.2 18.7-26.2 120 11.2 8.8-14.1 190 39.1 34.3-44.2
$15,000- 24,999 1,032 332 33.4 29.7-37.4 209 17.2 14.4-20.3 142 8.9 7.3-10.9 349 40.5 36.6-44.5
$25,000- 34,999 640 228 34.1 29.5-39.1 115 13.6 10.7-17.0 55 6.4 4.7- 8.6 242 46.0 40.6-51.4
$35,000- 49,999 759 277 35.0 30.7-39.5 98 10.8 8.2-14.1 38 4.7 3.1- 7.0 346 49.5 44.9-54.2
$50,000+ 2,060 573 25.2 22.9-27.6 127 5.5 4.5- 6.8 46 2.0 1.4- 3.0 1,314 67.2 64.6-69.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,523 432 28.0 25.2-31.0 400 25.0 22.2-28.0 257 13.8 11.8-16.2 434 33.2 30.0-36.5
No 4,634 1,420 28.7 27.1-30.4 479 7.9 7.1- 8.9 282 4.2 3.6- 4.8 2,453 59.2 57.4-61.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 755 247 31.8 27.9-36.0 139 16.4 13.5-19.7 95 10.7 8.4-13.5 274 41.1 36.8-45.6
Non-Veteran 5,462 1,634 28.4 26.8-29.9 746 10.7 9.7-11.7 453 5.6 4.9- 6.3 2,629 55.4 53.7-57.1

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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.

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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