2018 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted (calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,355 1,135 82.6 79.7-85.1 220 17.4 14.9-20.3
GENDER
Male 600 504 82.9 78.6-86.4 96 17.1 13.6-21.4
Female 755 631 82.3 78.2-85.8 124 17.7 14.2-21.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,063 903 84.4 81.4-87.0 160 15.6 13.0-18.6
Non-Hispanic Black 210 164 73.1 63.7-80.8 46 26.9 19.2-36.3
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 21 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
65-74 839 719 85.3 82.0-88.0 120 14.7 12.0-18.0
75+ 516 416 78.2 72.7-82.9 100 21.8 17.1-27.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 156 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 350 275 78.8 73.1-83.6 75 21.2 16.4-26.9
Some Post-H.S. 399 347 87.7 83.2-91.0 52 12.3 9.0-16.8
College Graduate 447 430 97.4 95.6-98.5 17 2.6 1.5- 4.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 117 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 213 160 74.2 65.7-81.3 53 25.8 18.7-34.3
$25,000- 34,999 147 120 81.3 72.3-87.8 27 18.7 12.2-27.7
$35,000- 49,999 155 140 89.7 81.4-94.6 15 10.3 5.4-18.6
$50,000-74,999 181 167 90.7 83.8-94.8 14 9.3 5.2-16.2
$75,000+ 238 230 96.7 92.1-98.6 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 304 246 81.0 74.9-85.9 58 19.0 14.1-25.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 596 460 75.0 69.9-79.5 136 25.0 20.5-30.1
No 734 653 88.3 85.0-91.0 81 11.7 9.0-15.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 300 262 87.7 82.1-91.7 38 12.3 8.3-17.9
Non-Veteran 1,054 872 81.2 77.8-84.2 182 18.8 15.8-22.2
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 277 249 89.0 83.9-92.7 28 11.0 7.3-16.1
Regional City or Suburban County 299 254 81.8 74.8-87.1 45 18.2 12.9-25.2
Rural 779 632 80.0 76.0-83.4 147 20.0 16.6-24.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 173 157 89.2 81.9-93.8 16 10.8 6.2-18.1
Unemployed 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,061 889 81.7 78.2-84.7 172 18.3 15.3-21.8
Unable to Work 94 67 78.2 66.4-86.7 27 21.8 13.3-33.6
Other not in Labor Force 12 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 58 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 211 156 70.0 61.3-77.5 55 30.0 22.5-38.7
151% to 200% 119 97 81.7 71.3-88.9 22 18.3 11.1-28.7
More than 200% 638 586 91.7 88.5-94.0 52 8.3 6.0-11.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 304 246 81.0 74.9-85.9 58 19.0 14.1-25.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 302 237 78.3 71.6-83.8 65 21.7 16.2-28.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 560 455 79.7 74.8-83.9 105 20.3 16.1-25.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 493 443 87.7 83.6-91.0 50 12.3 9.0-16.4

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2018 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2018 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2018 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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