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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted: Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 7,138 3,984 49.1 47.7-50.5 3,154 50.9 49.5-52.3
-Western NC 984 607 57.5 53.7-61.1 377 42.5 38.9-46.3
GENDER
Male 422 251 55.1 49.4-60.7 171 44.9 39.3-50.6
Female 562 356 59.5 54.6-64.3 206 40.5 35.7-45.4
RACE
White 894 548 57.1 53.1-60.9 346 42.9 39.1-46.9
Other minorities 78 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 122 33 27.4 19.5-37.0 89 72.6 63.0-80.5
35-54 239 113 49.9 42.7-57.2 126 50.1 42.8-57.3
55-64 221 146 69.5 62.7-75.4 75 30.5 24.6-37.3
65-74 233 180 80.5 74.6-85.2 53 19.5 14.8-25.4
75+ 160 129 82.5 75.4-87.8 31 17.5 12.2-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 133 109 79.8 70.4-86.8 24 20.2 13.2-29.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 283 207 63.3 56.2-69.9 76 36.7 30.1-43.8
Some Post-H.S. 261 155 52.2 45.2-59.2 106 47.8 40.8-54.8
College Graduate 300 131 37.8 32.0-44.0 169 62.2 56.0-68.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 91 73.1 62.3-81.7 26 26.9 18.3-37.7
$15,000- 24,999 186 139 68.0 59.0-75.8 47 32.0 24.2-41.0
$25,000- 34,999 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 143 82 58.0 48.1-67.3 61 42.0 32.7-51.9
$50,000+ 252 106 38.9 32.1-46.2 146 61.1 53.8-67.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 302 236 78.8 73.0-83.7 66 21.2 16.3-27.0
No 661 353 48.2 43.8-52.6 308 51.8 47.4-56.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 146 96 65.7 56.3-74.1 50 34.3 25.9-43.7
Non-Veteran 837 510 56.2 52.1-60.2 327 43.8 39.8-47.9
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 807 500 57.8 53.6-61.8 307 42.2 38.2-46.4
No 177 107 55.9 47.2-64.2 70 44.1 35.8-52.8

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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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