2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 4

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 4 1,092 290 24.7 21.9-27.7 97 8.8 6.7-11.3 35 3.3 2.2- 4.9 670 63.2 59.8-66.5
GENDER
Male 501 135 24.1 20.2-28.5 43 8.3 5.7-11.9 14 2.9 1.5- 5.3 309 64.7 59.7-69.4
Female 591 155 25.2 21.4-29.5 54 9.2 6.4-13.1 21 3.7 2.1- 6.3 361 61.9 57.1-66.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 670 153 21.3 18.1-25.0 51 7.4 5.3-10.4 21 3.5 2.1- 5.8 445 67.8 63.5-71.7
Non-Hispanic Black 234 86 35.2 28.3-42.7 32 12.8 7.8-20.2 13 5.0 2.5- 9.5 103 47.1 39.5-54.8
Other 188 51 22.6 16.7-29.9 14 8.1 4.1-15.4 *** *** *** 122 69.0 60.7-76.2
AGE
18-44 448 67 14.4 11.2-18.2 12 3.3 1.8- 6.2 *** *** *** 368 82.0 77.7-85.6
45-64 365 116 33.1 27.8-38.9 29 9.5 5.6-15.5 *** *** *** 211 54.9 48.7-60.9
65+ 263 102 35.8 29.1-43.2 56 21.8 16.0-28.8 25 12.4 7.8-19.2 80 30.0 23.4-37.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 280 94 28.6 23.1-34.9 45 16.2 11.2-22.8 18 6.8 4.0-11.6 123 48.4 41.4-55.4
Some Post-H.S. 251 69 26.8 21.3-33.1 23 7.5 4.8-11.6 11 3.0 1.6- 5.6 148 62.6 56.0-68.8
College Graduate 558 126 19.9 16.5-23.6 29 3.7 2.2- 6.1 *** *** *** 397 75.8 71.7-79.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 345 103 27.4 22.4-33.1 47 13.2 9.1-18.7 21 6.6 3.8-11.1 174 52.8 46.4-59.1
$50,000+ 522 115 20.7 17.0-24.9 26 4.5 2.8- 7.1 *** *** *** 375 73.9 69.4-77.9
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 212 69 29.0 22.7-36.3 24 12.0 7.0-20.0 *** *** *** 114 56.4 48.2-64.2

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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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