2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid Region 1

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 5,721 1,707 28.3 26.9-29.8 700 10.9 9.9-12.0 360 5.6 4.9- 6.4 2,954 55.2 53.6-56.7
Medicaid Region 1 674 204 28.1 24.3-32.3 95 15.3 12.2-19.0 51 8.3 5.9-11.5 324 48.3 43.8-52.8
GENDER
Male 295 100 32.5 26.6-39.1 42 15.7 11.3-21.5 18 6.3 3.9-10.1 135 45.4 38.9-52.1
Female 379 104 24.1 19.6-29.2 53 14.8 10.8-20.0 33 10.2 6.5-15.6 189 50.9 44.7-57.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 552 160 27.3 23.2-31.8 78 15.1 11.8-19.1 44 8.7 6.1-12.3 270 49.0 44.0-53.9
Non-Hispanic Black 24 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 98 *** *** *** 11 11.9 5.9-22.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 214 65 27.4 21.2-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 136 66.4 58.8-73.2
45-64 217 64 26.7 20.7-33.8 31 16.1 10.6-23.5 20 11.4 6.5-19.2 102 45.8 37.9-53.8
65+ 228 71 30.9 23.9-38.9 53 27.8 21.0-35.9 26 14.2 9.3-21.3 78 27.0 21.2-33.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 258 79 27.3 21.5-34.0 49 19.7 14.3-26.5 34 14.2 9.5-20.8 96 38.8 31.7-46.4
Some Post-H.S. 188 53 27.7 21.0-35.6 33 16.0 11.1-22.4 14 5.4 3.1- 9.2 88 50.9 42.7-59.0
College Graduate 226 72 30.6 24.5-37.5 13 5.4 3.1- 9.3 *** *** *** 139 63.5 56.4-70.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 314 87 23.5 18.6-29.3 55 19.9 14.7-26.2 35 12.4 8.2-18.3 137 44.2 37.5-51.1
$50,000+ 227 73 32.7 25.9-40.4 26 12.3 8.0-18.4 *** *** *** 126 54.2 46.6-61.7
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 121 38 27.0 19.4-36.3 13 10.5 5.6-18.6 14 12.3 6.7-21.4 *** *** ***

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2020 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2020 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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