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2012 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 11,580 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
-Western NC 1,568 470 27.0 24.3-29.9 283 15.2 13.2-17.5 188 9.5 7.8-11.5 627 48.2 45.0-51.5
GENDER
Male 603 178 25.5 21.4-30.1 97 13.8 10.8-17.3 75 10.7 7.9-14.3 253 50.1 45.0-55.2
Female 965 292 28.5 25.0-32.2 186 16.6 14.0-19.6 113 8.4 6.8-10.4 374 46.5 42.4-50.7
RACE
White 1,268 373 26.5 23.5-29.7 212 15.3 13.0-17.9 156 10.2 8.3-12.6 527 48.0 44.4-51.6
Other minorities 290 95 30.5 24.0-37.8 68 14.7 10.7-20.0 32 6.6 4.1-10.4 95 48.2 40.6-55.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 70 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,491 435 25.9 23.2-28.9 276 16.0 13.8-18.4 185 9.9 8.2-12.0 595 48.2 44.8-51.5
AGE
18-34 233 51 20.2 14.9-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 173 76.5 69.6-82.2
35-54 411 127 31.0 25.8-36.8 61 13.7 10.3-18.0 23 5.5 3.3- 8.9 200 49.8 44.0-55.6
55-64 349 111 29.7 24.3-35.6 71 24.6 18.9-31.3 43 12.4 8.8-17.2 124 33.3 27.7-39.5
65-74 341 106 30.0 24.8-35.9 88 26.7 21.4-32.7 64 19.9 15.2-25.6 83 23.4 18.5-29.0
75+ 222 70 24.2 18.1-31.6 56 27.3 20.4-35.6 55 30.6 21.4-41.7 41 17.8 12.4-24.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 204 45 21.8 15.5-29.7 54 24.3 17.7-32.5 62 24.1 17.2-32.7 43 29.8 21.8-39.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 492 155 31.1 25.8-37.0 111 18.4 14.6-22.9 82 10.3 7.8-13.4 144 40.2 34.3-46.5
Some Post-H.S. 401 126 27.4 22.6-32.7 76 13.6 10.5-17.5 31 6.1 4.0- 9.3 168 52.9 47.0-58.8
College Graduate 468 144 24.3 20.2-29.0 41 5.6 3.8- 8.1 *** *** *** 270 67.9 62.9-72.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 234 51 17.3 12.2-23.9 65 27.0 19.9-35.5 60 20.0 14.4-27.2 58 35.7 27.7-44.6
$15,000- 24,999 297 97 31.7 25.0-39.2 68 18.3 13.6-24.1 56 14.7 10.8-19.7 76 35.4 28.0-43.5
$25,000- 34,999 176 65 36.1 27.8-45.4 38 20.3 14.1-28.2 17 7.9 4.6-13.4 56 35.7 26.8-45.6
$35,000- 49,999 174 50 25.7 19.0-33.7 33 19.4 13.3-27.3 *** *** *** 82 50.6 41.6-59.5
$50,000+ 412 124 26.5 21.7-31.9 31 5.5 3.6- 8.3 *** *** *** 249 66.0 60.3-71.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 449 133 29.0 23.4-35.4 114 26.2 21.2-31.9 94 18.0 14.1-22.8 108 26.7 21.7-32.4
No 1,102 334 26.5 23.4-29.8 166 11.7 9.7-14.1 88 6.7 5.0- 8.9 514 55.1 51.3-58.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 181 56 24.1 18.0-31.5 44 25.1 18.0-33.9 27 13.2 8.6-19.6 54 37.5 29.2-46.8
Non-Veteran 1,387 414 27.3 24.4-30.5 239 14.1 12.1-16.5 161 9.1 7.4-11.2 573 49.4 45.9-52.9

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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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