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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern 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 7,138 2,274 29.9 28.6-31.2 1,128 12.8 12.0-13.7 582 6.4 5.8- 7.0 3,154 50.9 49.5-52.3
-Eastern NC 2,236 743 31.1 28.8-33.4 402 15.2 13.6-17.0 194 6.9 5.8- 8.2 897 46.8 44.3-49.4
GENDER
Male 937 309 31.3 27.8-35.0 152 14.0 11.6-16.9 79 7.0 5.3- 9.1 397 47.7 43.8-51.6
Female 1,299 434 30.9 27.9-34.0 250 16.3 14.1-18.8 115 6.8 5.4- 8.5 500 46.1 42.7-49.5
RACE
White 1,446 463 29.5 26.8-32.4 227 13.6 11.7-15.9 119 6.8 5.5- 8.4 637 50.0 46.9-53.2
African American 569 197 34.5 29.9-39.5 136 18.9 15.5-22.8 59 6.5 4.8- 8.8 177 40.0 35.0-45.3
Other minorities 197 75 31.2 24.0-39.3 36 15.8 10.7-22.5 *** *** *** 70 43.8 34.9-53.0
HISPANIC
Hispanic 127 41 30.3 22.1-39.9 24 18.2 12.0-26.7 *** *** *** 59 49.7 40.0-59.4
Non-Hispanic 2,099 698 31.1 28.7-33.6 377 15.1 13.4-17.0 191 7.2 6.1- 8.6 833 46.6 43.9-49.3
AGE
18-34 398 78 19.7 15.8-24.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 299 74.7 69.6-79.3
35-54 612 228 38.7 34.3-43.2 77 11.9 9.2-15.2 15 3.1 1.8- 5.5 292 46.3 41.8-50.8
55-64 515 192 35.2 30.6-40.1 129 27.1 22.7-32.1 49 10.2 7.5-13.7 145 27.5 23.2-32.2
65-74 419 156 35.4 30.3-40.9 99 27.6 22.5-33.4 62 17.3 13.3-22.3 102 19.7 16.0-23.9
75+ 271 81 29.9 23.7-36.8 79 31.8 25.6-38.8 62 22.7 17.3-29.1 49 15.6 11.4-20.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 290 86 29.5 23.6-36.1 83 24.8 19.5-31.0 61 18.5 13.8-24.5 60 27.1 20.9-34.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 684 240 34.6 30.5-39.1 153 17.5 14.4-21.0 70 6.6 5.0- 8.6 221 41.3 36.8-46.0
Some Post-H.S. 633 215 30.4 26.3-34.7 114 13.9 11.2-17.1 47 4.5 3.2- 6.2 257 51.3 46.6-55.9
College Graduate 620 200 27.7 23.9-31.8 51 5.5 4.0- 7.4 15 1.5 0.8- 2.6 354 65.3 61.0-69.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 284 76 27.8 21.9-34.5 86 24.8 19.7-30.8 53 15.1 10.8-20.6 69 32.3 25.5-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 372 136 35.0 29.2-41.3 89 21.7 16.8-27.5 41 9.7 6.8-13.6 106 33.6 27.7-40.1
$25,000- 34,999 241 84 31.9 25.2-39.5 63 23.2 16.9-30.9 20 6.4 3.9-10.4 74 38.5 31.0-46.6
$35,000- 49,999 266 98 34.4 28.1-41.4 42 13.8 9.8-19.0 *** *** *** 114 49.3 42.2-56.5
$50,000+ 644 203 28.0 24.0-32.3 61 7.5 5.6- 9.9 *** *** *** 362 61.8 57.1-66.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 641 212 32.1 27.9-36.6 185 27.4 23.3-32.0 101 15.7 12.3-19.7 143 24.8 20.8-29.3
No 1,507 503 31.0 28.3-33.9 202 11.1 9.4-13.0 90 4.1 3.2- 5.2 712 53.8 50.7-56.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 368 127 32.9 27.5-38.9 54 13.1 9.8-17.3 32 6.4 4.3- 9.4 155 47.6 41.5-53.7
Non-Veteran 1,865 615 30.7 28.2-33.3 347 15.6 13.7-17.6 162 7.0 5.7- 8.4 741 46.7 43.9-49.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,871 638 31.5 29.0-34.1 340 15.1 13.3-17.1 173 7.4 6.1- 8.8 720 46.1 43.2-48.9
No 365 105 28.7 23.3-34.7 62 15.8 12.0-20.4 21 3.9 2.3- 6.4 177 51.7 45.5-57.8

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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