2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted (calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,689 1,462 84.2 81.5-86.6 227 15.8 13.4-18.5
GENDER
Male 695 597 83.9 79.9-87.1 98 16.1 12.9-20.1
Female 994 865 84.5 80.6-87.7 129 15.5 12.3-19.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,240 1,092 85.4 82.3-88.1 148 14.6 11.9-17.7
Non-Hispanic Black 316 253 77.4 70.5-83.1 63 22.6 16.9-29.5
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 39 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
65-74 1,034 921 88.0 85.0-90.5 113 12.0 9.5-15.0
75+ 655 541 78.4 73.4-82.7 114 21.6 17.3-26.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 173 111 62.9 52.8-72.0 62 37.1 28.0-47.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 439 351 78.0 72.4-82.7 88 22.0 17.3-27.6
Some Post-H.S. 481 426 91.0 87.8-93.3 55 9.0 6.7-12.2
College Graduate 592 570 96.2 93.7-97.8 22 3.8 2.2- 6.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 736 594 77.9 73.1-81.9 142 22.1 18.1-26.9
No 903 829 89.9 86.9-92.3 74 10.1 7.7-13.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 314 264 84.7 79.1-89.0 50 15.3 11.0-20.9
Non-Veteran 1,366 1,192 84.1 81.0-86.8 174 15.9 13.2-19.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 246 227 93.7 89.1-96.5 19 6.3 3.5-10.9
Unemployed 30 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,269 1,110 84.0 80.7-86.8 159 16.0 13.2-19.3
Unable to Work 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 26 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 144 95 69.2 59.1-77.8 49 30.8 22.2-40.9
$15,000- 24,999 263 204 72.0 63.0-79.4 59 28.0 20.6-37.0
$25,000- 34,999 155 137 82.8 71.9-90.0 18 17.2 10.0-28.1
$35,000- 49,999 199 180 88.9 80.4-94.0 19 11.1 6.0-19.6
$50,000-74,999 195 184 94.5 89.1-97.3 11 5.5 2.7-10.9
$75,000+ 330 321 97.1 93.8-98.7 *** *** ***
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 403 341 81.5 75.5-86.2 62 18.5 13.8-24.5
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 92 70.7 60.3-79.3 42 29.3 20.7-39.7
101% to 150% 171 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 157 133 83.2 73.5-89.8 24 16.8 10.2-26.5
More than 200% 774 728 92.9 89.9-95.1 46 7.1 4.9-10.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 403 341 81.5 75.5-86.2 62 18.5 13.8-24.5
HOUSING
Own 1,382 1,224 85.4 82.4-88.0 158 14.6 12.0-17.6
Rent 232 185 77.1 69.4-83.3 47 22.9 16.7-30.6
Other arrangement 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 415 381 90.5 85.8-93.8 34 9.5 6.2-14.2
Regional City or Suburban County 448 392 86.2 81.4-89.9 56 13.8 10.1-18.6
Rural 826 689 79.1 74.5-83.1 137 20.9 16.9-25.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 503 426 80.6 75.1-85.1 77 19.4 14.9-24.9
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 566 470 80.2 75.1-84.5 96 19.8 15.5-24.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 620 566 90.1 86.1-93.0 54 9.9 7.0-13.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 526 478 89.2 84.5-92.5 48 10.8 7.5-15.5
2nd Quartile 416 358 84.4 79.0-88.7 58 15.6 11.3-21.0
3rd Quartile 475 397 80.5 74.9-85.1 78 19.5 14.9-25.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 272 229 79.5 71.2-85.9 43 20.5 14.1-28.8

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

2Based on U.S Census Bureau population estimates at the county level. 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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