2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 3

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 3 921 275 31.8 28.3-35.4 92 9.9 7.7-12.5 49 5.3 3.8- 7.3 505 53.1 49.4-56.8
GENDER
Male 423 122 31.0 26.2-36.4 43 10.8 7.5-15.2 21 4.5 2.7- 7.4 237 53.7 48.1-59.1
Female 498 153 32.4 27.7-37.5 49 9.0 6.5-12.4 28 5.9 3.8- 9.2 268 52.6 47.5-57.7
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 612 167 28.5 24.6-32.8 60 10.4 7.9-13.7 31 5.8 3.8- 8.8 354 55.2 50.7-59.7
Non-Hispanic Black 164 64 42.6 33.8-51.8 21 11.1 6.0-19.5 15 6.6 3.8-11.4 64 39.7 31.2-48.8
Other 145 44 30.5 22.6-39.9 11 5.9 2.9-11.6 *** *** *** 87 62.6 53.2-71.2
AGE
18-44 345 79 25.6 20.5-31.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 256 70.2 64.1-75.7
45-64 310 110 38.9 32.9-45.3 28 9.9 6.7-14.6 17 7.1 4.2-11.7 155 44.0 38.1-50.2
65+ 238 82 37.3 30.4-44.7 53 25.4 19.2-32.8 27 12.8 7.9-20.0 76 24.6 19.2-30.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 310 100 32.4 26.6-38.7 46 14.4 10.2-19.9 35 10.1 6.8-14.7 129 43.1 36.9-49.6
Some Post-H.S. 246 100 41.2 34.5-48.2 28 9.8 6.4-14.6 *** *** *** 108 45.6 38.8-52.6
College Graduate 362 75 20.5 16.4-25.4 18 3.9 2.3- 6.4 *** *** *** 265 74.9 69.9-79.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 306 109 35.2 29.2-41.7 46 15.9 11.4-21.9 29 9.8 6.4-14.8 122 39.0 32.9-45.5
$50,000+ 405 103 27.2 22.5-32.5 23 5.3 3.3- 8.3 *** *** *** 272 66.1 60.7-71.2
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 192 59 35.3 27.8-43.7 22 9.0 5.5-14.3 12 5.7 2.8-11.3 99 49.9 41.8-58.1

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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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