2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted: Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,721 2,767 44.8 43.3-46.4 2,954 55.2 53.6-56.7
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,047 655 57.1 53.2-60.9 392 42.9 39.1-46.8
GENDER
Male 425 266 57.3 51.2-63.1 159 42.7 36.9-48.8
Female 622 389 57.0 51.8-62.0 233 43.0 38.0-48.2
AGE
18-34 194 45 24.6 18.1-32.4 149 75.4 67.6-81.9
35-44 149 70 50.2 40.4-59.9 79 49.8 40.1-59.6
45-54 176 110 63.8 55.0-71.8 66 36.2 28.2-45.0
55-64 202 151 79.0 71.5-84.9 51 21.0 15.1-28.5
65-74 210 183 88.1 82.1-92.2 27 11.9 7.8-17.9
75+ 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 314 211 57.6 50.5-64.5 103 42.4 35.5-49.5
Some Post-H.S. 282 199 62.1 54.6-68.9 83 37.9 31.1-45.4
College Graduate 344 159 39.3 33.3-45.7 185 60.7 54.3-66.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 135 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 168 114 65.2 55.1-74.1 54 34.8 25.9-44.9
$25,000- 34,999 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 130 83 62.8 52.2-72.3 47 37.2 27.7-47.8
$50,000- 74,999 109 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 197 85 38.1 30.3-46.5 112 61.9 53.5-69.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 300 240 74.3 66.7-80.6 60 25.7 19.4-33.3
No 699 390 51.7 47.0-56.3 309 48.3 43.7-53.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 142 88 60.1 49.7-69.7 54 39.9 30.3-50.3
Non-Veteran 897 563 56.6 52.4-60.8 334 43.4 39.2-47.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 377 207 51.6 45.5-57.6 170 48.4 42.4-54.5
Regional City or Suburban County 268 170 59.2 51.2-66.8 98 40.8 33.2-48.8
Rural 402 278 63.0 56.3-69.2 124 37.0 30.8-43.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 495 237 45.7 40.5-51.0 258 54.3 49.0-59.5
Unemployed 92 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 292 243 86.4 81.2-90.3 49 13.6 9.7-18.8
Unable to Work 117 97 79.9 68.4-87.9 20 20.1 12.1-31.6
Other not in Labor Force 35 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 47 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 107 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 142 94 60.9 50.2-70.6 48 39.1 29.4-49.8
151% to 200% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 426 243 53.1 47.1-59.0 183 46.9 41.0-52.9
HOUSING
Own 557 371 64.4 59.1-69.3 186 35.6 30.7-40.9
Rent 384 226 52.2 46.0-58.5 158 47.8 41.5-54.0
Other arrangement 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 417 290 62.9 56.3-69.0 127 37.1 31.0-43.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 278 172 57.4 49.8-64.6 106 42.6 35.4-50.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 352 193 52.7 46.3-59.0 159 47.3 41.0-53.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 181 104 55.1 46.2-63.7 77 44.9 36.3-53.8
2nd Quartile 265 155 56.3 49.0-63.3 110 43.7 36.7-51.0
3rd Quartile 366 226 55.4 48.8-61.7 140 44.6 38.3-51.2
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 235 170 64.1 54.8-72.5 65 35.9 27.5-45.2

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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.

1Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on 2020 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4Quartile of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Social Vulnerability Index
(https://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/placeandhealth/svi/index.html) for respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2020 Annual Results Technical Notes for 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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