2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Medicaid region 6

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 6 749 232 28.3 24.6-32.2 97 12.0 9.6-15.0 65 7.8 5.8-10.5 355 51.9 47.5-56.2
GENDER
Male 348 103 27.1 22.1-32.8 45 12.6 9.1-17.2 27 7.7 4.9-12.0 173 52.6 46.3-58.8
Female 401 129 29.4 24.3-35.0 52 11.5 8.4-15.5 38 8.0 5.3-11.8 182 51.2 45.1-57.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 496 141 25.7 21.5-30.5 51 9.1 6.7-12.2 46 8.0 5.6-11.3 258 57.3 52.0-62.4
Non-Hispanic Black 170 64 33.1 25.6-41.7 39 21.9 15.5-29.9 17 10.4 6.1-17.3 50 34.6 26.1-44.1
Other 83 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 232 42 17.6 12.7-23.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 179 78.5 72.0-83.8
45-64 273 92 37.1 30.8-44.0 54 22.4 16.9-29.1 17 5.4 3.2- 9.0 110 35.0 28.9-41.6
65+ 234 95 37.7 30.4-45.6 36 17.1 11.9-24.0 43 24.4 17.3-33.1 60 20.8 15.3-27.5
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 304 95 28.0 22.6-34.2 58 17.4 13.1-22.7 43 12.8 9.0-18.0 108 41.7 35.2-48.5
Some Post-H.S. 214 77 31.3 24.8-38.8 22 8.4 5.3-13.2 15 3.3 1.9- 5.9 100 56.9 49.0-64.4
College Graduate 229 59 23.2 17.6-30.1 17 5.2 3.1- 8.6 *** *** *** 146 68.2 61.0-74.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 305 98 28.0 22.7-34.1 55 16.5 12.2-21.9 38 11.4 7.7-16.6 114 44.1 37.3-51.1
$50,000+ 267 77 27.1 21.3-33.7 20 7.3 4.4-11.9 *** *** *** 165 64.2 57.1-70.6
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 160 52 30.6 22.7-39.7 22 13.2 8.3-20.5 22 12.8 7.6-20.7 64 43.4 34.1-53.1

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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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