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2014 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 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
-Piedmont NC 3,918 1,228 29.6 27.9-31.3 541 10.6 9.6-11.6 269 5.3 4.6- 6.1 1,880 54.6 52.7-56.4
GENDER
Male 1,708 562 30.6 28.1-33.3 189 8.3 7.0- 9.7 119 5.7 4.6- 7.0 838 55.5 52.6-58.3
Female 2,210 666 28.6 26.4-30.8 352 12.8 11.3-14.4 150 4.9 4.1- 5.9 1,042 53.7 51.2-56.2
RACE
White 2,737 808 27.2 25.3-29.3 348 9.7 8.6-10.9 193 5.6 4.8- 6.6 1,388 57.4 55.2-59.6
African American 805 290 35.8 32.0-39.8 160 15.1 12.6-17.9 66 5.9 4.4- 7.9 289 43.2 39.1-47.4
Other minorities 326 111 30.4 24.9-36.4 28 6.8 4.4-10.2 *** *** *** 178 61.3 55.0-67.2
HISPANIC
Hispanic 320 121 36.6 30.8-42.8 28 7.1 4.6-10.7 *** *** *** 164 54.7 48.4-60.8
Non-Hispanic 3,571 1,098 28.7 27.0-30.6 511 10.9 9.9-12.1 260 5.7 4.9- 6.5 1,702 54.6 52.7-56.6
AGE
18-34 740 140 18.1 15.2-21.5 14 1.9 1.1- 3.4 *** *** *** 584 79.7 76.2-82.8
35-54 1,185 411 35.6 32.6-38.7 77 6.8 5.3- 8.6 27 2.4 1.6- 3.8 670 55.2 52.0-58.3
55-64 762 271 35.0 31.3-38.8 156 21.0 17.9-24.4 48 6.8 5.0- 9.3 287 37.2 33.5-41.1
65-74 677 229 34.0 30.0-38.2 153 22.2 18.8-26.0 95 15.7 12.7-19.3 200 28.1 24.5-31.9
75+ 487 155 29.0 24.7-33.6 136 29.0 24.5-33.9 90 22.9 18.4-28.0 106 19.2 15.6-23.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 483 146 33.6 28.6-38.9 102 17.7 14.2-21.8 106 16.7 13.4-20.5 129 32.1 27.1-37.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 983 340 31.2 27.9-34.7 199 14.5 12.4-16.8 80 5.5 4.2- 7.1 364 48.8 45.0-52.6
Some Post-H.S. 992 339 31.6 28.3-34.9 147 10.0 8.3-12.0 52 3.1 2.3- 4.2 454 55.3 51.7-58.9
College Graduate 1,443 398 23.5 21.2-26.0 91 3.7 3.0- 4.7 29 1.3 0.9- 2.1 925 71.4 68.8-73.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 439 122 26.6 22.0-31.8 96 17.8 14.1-22.3 64 11.3 8.4-15.0 157 44.3 38.7-50.0
$15,000- 24,999 611 212 34.2 29.7-38.9 117 14.3 11.6-17.4 72 9.0 6.8-11.7 210 42.6 37.8-47.4
$25,000- 34,999 349 124 34.6 29.0-40.6 66 15.4 11.8-19.9 24 5.1 3.2- 7.9 135 44.9 38.7-51.2
$35,000- 49,999 430 163 35.8 30.5-41.6 47 9.3 6.6-12.9 *** *** *** 204 51.2 45.3-57.0
$50,000+ 1,327 375 25.8 23.2-28.6 85 4.6 3.6- 6.0 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5 841 68.0 65.0-70.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 955 313 33.3 29.8-37.1 240 23.2 20.3-26.4 130 11.9 9.8-14.4 272 31.5 27.9-35.4
No 2,820 877 28.9 27.0-30.9 285 7.4 6.4- 8.5 125 3.3 2.7- 4.1 1,533 60.4 58.2-62.5
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 458 166 34.1 29.0-39.4 79 13.2 10.2-16.8 41 7.9 5.6-10.9 172 44.9 39.4-50.6
Non-Veteran 3,451 1,061 29.1 27.3-30.9 461 10.3 9.2-11.4 227 5.0 4.3- 5.8 1,702 55.7 53.7-57.6
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 1,492 433 28.6 25.8-31.5 221 11.2 9.7-13.1 131 6.8 5.6- 8.4 707 53.3 50.2-56.4
No 2,426 795 30.2 28.1-32.3 320 10.2 8.9-11.5 138 4.4 3.6- 5.3 1,173 55.3 53.0-57.7

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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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