2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 2

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 2 921 263 27.2 23.9-30.8 114 10.4 8.4-12.9 69 6.7 5.0- 8.8 475 55.7 51.8-59.5
GENDER
Male 419 109 23.6 19.2-28.6 57 12.6 9.4-16.8 32 6.3 4.2- 9.2 221 57.5 51.8-63.0
Female 502 154 30.5 25.8-35.8 57 8.4 6.2-11.3 37 7.0 4.6-10.4 254 54.0 48.6-59.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 649 171 25.0 21.3-29.1 78 11.0 8.5-14.0 51 7.3 5.2-10.1 349 56.7 52.1-61.2
Non-Hispanic Black 145 45 31.0 22.6-40.8 26 11.5 7.1-18.2 16 8.3 4.8-13.8 58 49.3 39.5-59.1
Other 127 47 33.9 24.3-44.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 288 65 21.7 16.8-27.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 211 75.2 69.2-80.3
45-64 322 99 30.9 25.1-37.3 43 16.0 11.6-21.8 17 5.3 3.1- 8.8 163 47.8 41.3-54.4
65+ 292 95 31.2 25.2-37.9 60 18.5 14.0-23.9 50 20.7 15.0-27.9 87 29.6 23.6-36.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 319 101 32.4 26.4-39.1 56 14.7 10.9-19.4 44 12.2 8.6-17.1 118 40.7 34.2-47.5
Some Post-H.S. 279 84 25.8 20.6-31.9 37 10.0 6.8-14.5 19 4.6 2.7- 7.7 139 59.5 52.8-66.0
College Graduate 322 78 21.5 16.9-26.9 21 4.8 2.8- 7.9 *** *** *** 217 72.5 66.8-77.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 394 125 30.2 24.9-36.1 70 13.2 10.1-17.2 45 10.4 7.2-14.7 154 46.2 40.0-52.5
$50,000+ 329 89 25.9 20.9-31.6 26 7.5 4.9-11.5 *** *** *** 210 65.5 59.4-71.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 182 46 23.3 16.8-31.3 17 9.2 5.2-15.9 18 8.6 5.2-14.1 101 58.8 50.2-67.0

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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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