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2018 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 4,619 1,350 28.1 26.5-29.7 623 11.8 10.6-13.0 330 5.7 5.0- 6.5 2,316 54.5 52.7-56.3
-Piedmont NC 2,084 602 28.5 26.3-30.8 221 10.0 8.6-11.7 113 4.7 3.8- 5.9 1,148 56.8 54.3-59.2
GENDER
Male 972 289 29.4 26.2-32.9 98 9.0 7.1-11.3 45 3.9 2.8- 5.4 540 57.7 54.0-61.3
Female 1,112 313 27.6 24.6-30.7 123 11.0 8.8-13.6 68 5.5 4.1- 7.3 608 55.9 52.5-59.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,343 366 27.1 24.3-30.0 142 11.1 9.1-13.5 71 4.6 3.5- 6.0 764 57.3 54.1-60.3
Non-Hispanic Black 427 129 29.7 24.9-34.9 58 9.3 6.9-12.4 34 7.0 4.6-10.6 206 53.9 48.4-59.4
Other 315 107 33.0 27.5-39.1 21 6.1 3.7- 9.9 *** *** *** 179 59.4 53.2-65.4
AGE
18-34 523 85 17.2 13.9-21.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 427 80.8 76.7-84.3
35-44 297 80 28.8 23.1-35.1 14 5.3 3.0- 9.3 *** *** *** 200 64.6 58.1-70.7
45-54 350 125 35.9 30.3-41.9 16 4.7 2.7- 7.9 *** *** *** 197 55.2 49.2-61.1
55-64 345 108 33.9 28.3-40.0 59 17.5 13.4-22.5 20 4.9 3.0- 7.9 158 43.7 37.9-49.7
65-74 334 120 35.0 28.9-41.7 73 27.3 20.6-35.3 41 11.8 8.5-16.3 100 25.8 20.8-31.5
75+ 199 72 33.8 26.2-42.4 47 25.9 18.3-35.3 34 20.4 13.6-29.5 46 19.9 14.4-26.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 70 28.9 22.5-36.3 48 25.6 18.8-33.9 40 14.7 10.1-20.7 62 30.8 24.0-38.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 459 162 34.4 29.6-39.5 76 13.3 10.2-17.2 41 7.0 4.9- 9.8 180 45.3 40.1-50.6
Some Post-H.S. 559 187 33.9 29.5-38.5 61 8.1 6.2-10.6 25 3.1 2.0- 5.0 286 54.9 50.1-59.5
College Graduate 840 182 17.9 15.4-20.8 35 2.8 1.9- 4.0 *** *** *** 616 79.0 76.0-81.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 167 57 33.4 25.8-42.1 28 15.2 9.6-23.1 23 15.2 9.2-23.8 59 36.2 28.3-45.0
$15,000- 24,999 275 96 34.8 28.6-41.6 44 15.7 10.8-22.4 34 10.8 7.3-15.7 101 38.6 32.1-45.5
$25,000- 34,999 155 60 32.3 24.6-41.1 26 17.5 11.5-25.8 *** *** *** 59 45.5 36.3-55.0
$35,000- 49,999 233 65 28.6 22.3-35.8 33 11.7 7.9-16.8 *** *** *** 126 56.0 48.5-63.3
$50,000- 74,999 283 82 30.4 24.3-37.4 20 6.2 3.7-10.2 *** *** *** 173 60.4 53.4-67.0
$75,000+ 593 133 24.3 20.4-28.7 22 3.3 2.1- 5.3 *** *** *** 433 71.8 67.4-75.9
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 555 189 33.9 29.3-38.8 125 22.7 18.7-27.3 78 12.9 9.9-16.6 163 30.5 26.1-35.4
No 1,466 394 26.6 24.1-29.3 93 6.0 4.6- 7.7 33 2.0 1.3- 3.0 946 65.4 62.5-68.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 232 81 35.3 28.3-43.1 44 15.9 11.4-21.8 *** *** *** 100 47.1 39.7-54.6
Non-Veteran 1,849 520 27.7 25.4-30.2 177 9.4 7.9-11.2 106 5.1 4.0- 6.3 1,046 57.8 55.1-60.4
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,143 308 25.9 23.1-28.9 90 6.6 5.2- 8.4 38 2.9 2.0- 4.2 707 64.6 61.4-67.8
Regional City or Suburban County 499 159 31.7 27.1-36.7 61 13.1 9.6-17.6 30 5.9 3.9- 8.9 249 49.4 44.2-54.5
Rural 443 135 30.9 26.0-36.3 70 14.9 11.4-19.2 45 8.0 5.7-11.2 193 46.2 40.8-51.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,172 304 26.8 23.9-29.8 58 4.6 3.4- 6.1 *** *** *** 797 67.7 64.6-70.7
Unemployed 75 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 495 179 35.4 30.3-40.8 103 24.0 19.1-29.8 67 14.8 11.0-19.5 146 25.8 21.7-30.5
Unable to Work 134 40 30.5 21.6-41.1 38 30.1 21.0-41.0 24 16.2 10.4-24.3 32 23.2 16.1-32.3
Other not in Labor Force 183 43 22.1 16.2-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 127 70.6 62.7-77.4
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 148 49 31.5 23.7-40.6 21 16.9 9.9-27.2 14 8.0 4.5-13.9 64 43.6 34.5-53.2
101% to 150% 246 84 31.7 25.5-38.7 46 17.5 12.7-23.5 34 11.8 8.0-17.0 82 39.0 32.1-46.4
151% to 200% 108 34 28.4 19.9-38.9 21 18.8 11.4-29.5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 1,113 291 27.4 24.3-30.6 77 5.8 4.5- 7.4 26 2.0 1.2- 3.1 719 64.9 61.5-68.1
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 110 *** *** *** 16 11.4 6.4-19.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 825 240 27.9 24.5-31.6 113 13.9 11.1-17.3 63 7.3 5.5- 9.8 409 50.9 46.9-54.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,150 324 28.1 25.1-31.2 92 7.2 5.7- 9.0 39 2.7 1.9- 3.9 695 62.0 58.7-65.2

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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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