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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

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 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
GENDER
Male 3,067 992 30.4 28.5-32.4 416 10.9 9.7-12.1 253 6.7 5.8- 7.7 1,406 52.0 49.9-54.1
Female 4,071 1,282 29.4 27.8-31.1 712 14.6 13.4-15.9 329 6.1 5.4- 6.9 1,748 49.8 48.0-51.7
Have Health Insurance
Yes 6,180 1,908 28.6 27.3-30.0 980 12.6 11.7-13.6 541 6.9 6.2- 7.6 2,751 51.9 50.4-53.4
No 936 364 37.2 33.7-40.9 139 13.4 11.2-16.1 41 4.2 2.8- 6.0 392 45.2 41.5-48.9
Body Mass Index
Underweight 102 26 20.9 13.4-31.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,105 592 24.6 22.5-26.9 289 10.3 9.1-11.8 160 5.2 4.3- 6.2 1,064 59.9 57.3-62.3
Overweight 2,350 773 31.0 28.8-33.3 366 13.2 11.7-14.9 187 6.3 5.4- 7.5 1,024 49.4 47.0-51.9
Obese 1,950 691 34.7 32.2-37.3 390 16.9 15.1-18.8 179 7.8 6.5- 9.3 690 40.6 38.0-43.3
Current Smoker
Yes 1,148 378 34.8 31.6-38.2 256 18.1 15.8-20.7 153 10.3 8.5-12.4 361 36.7 33.4-40.2
No 5,696 1,804 28.9 27.5-30.3 831 11.7 10.8-12.7 404 5.4 4.8- 6.0 2,657 54.1 52.5-55.6
History of CVD**
Yes 932 290 30.8 27.3-34.5 276 30.0 26.4-33.8 203 22.1 19.0-25.5 163 17.1 14.5-20.2
No 6,138 1,961 29.8 28.4-31.2 839 10.9 10.1-11.8 364 4.6 4.0- 5.2 2,974 54.8 53.3-56.3
Binge Drinker
Yes 695 194 26.9 23.2-31.0 58 6.5 4.8- 8.8 23 2.3 1.4- 3.6 420 64.4 60.1-68.4
No 5,971 1,932 30.4 29.1-31.9 1,011 14.1 13.2-15.2 517 6.9 6.2- 7.6 2,511 48.6 47.0-50.1
Heavy Drinker
Yes 305 86 27.5 21.7-34.3 28 7.8 5.0-12.0 15 3.0 1.7- 5.2 176 61.7 54.8-68.1
No 6,369 2,038 30.0 28.7-31.4 1,044 13.4 12.5-14.4 526 6.4 5.8- 7.1 2,761 50.1 48.7-51.6
COPD
Yes 632 161 25.1 21.1-29.5 200 29.1 25.1-33.5 159 26.2 22.2-30.7 112 19.6 16.0-23.8
No 6,467 2,103 30.3 29.0-31.7 919 11.4 10.6-12.3 418 4.7 4.2- 5.3 3,027 53.5 52.1-55.0
Current Asthma
Yes 558 159 27.5 23.1-32.4 116 16.2 13.1-19.9 84 13.8 10.6-17.7 199 42.5 37.3-47.9
No 6,538 2,104 30.2 28.9-31.5 1,007 12.6 11.7-13.5 495 5.8 5.2- 6.4 2,932 51.5 50.1-53.0
Diabetes
Yes 955 313 33.5 30.0-37.3 268 26.6 23.4-30.1 166 16.5 13.9-19.6 208 23.3 20.2-26.8
No 6,166 1,958 29.5 28.1-30.9 859 11.2 10.3-12.1 415 5.2 4.6- 5.8 2,934 54.2 52.7-55.6
Disability
Yes 1,898 613 32.1 29.6-34.7 511 25.9 23.6-28.4 293 14.2 12.4-16.2 481 27.8 25.3-30.4
No 4,988 1,589 29.5 28.1-31.1 579 9.0 8.2- 9.9 267 3.9 3.4- 4.5 2,553 57.6 55.9-59.2
Has two or more chronic diseases
Yes 2,359 757 32.3 30.1-34.7 632 25.8 23.7-28.0 387 16.0 14.2-17.8 583 26.0 23.8-28.2
No 4,774 1,517 29.1 27.6-30.6 496 8.2 7.4- 9.1 195 3.0 2.5- 3.6 2,566 59.7 58.0-61.3

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**History of cardiovascular disease includes history of heart attack or coronary heart disease or stroke.

#Chronic diseases include heart disease (heart attack/stoke/angina), current asthma, skin cancer, other cancer, COPD, arthritis, depression, kidney disease and diabetes.

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.

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