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%)
TOTAL 5,721 2,767 44.8 43.3-46.4 2,954 55.2 53.6-56.7
GENDER
Male 2,592 1,226 44.3 42.0-46.6 1,366 55.7 53.4-58.0
Female 3,129 1,541 45.4 43.2-47.6 1,588 54.6 52.4-56.8
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 3,653 1,641 42.5 40.5-44.4 2,012 57.5 55.6-59.5
Non-Hispanic Black 1,047 655 57.1 53.2-60.9 392 42.9 39.1-46.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 150 98 58.8 48.3-68.6 52 41.2 31.4-51.7
Non-Hispanic Multiracial 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 117 42 26.5 18.6-36.3 75 73.5 63.7-81.4
Hispanic 536 237 40.3 35.4-45.5 299 59.7 54.5-64.6
AGE
18-34 1,182 221 19.0 16.6-21.8 961 81.0 78.2-83.4
35-44 792 285 35.8 31.8-40.0 507 64.2 60.0-68.2
45-54 917 430 47.7 43.8-51.6 487 52.3 48.4-56.2
55-64 1,023 590 59.8 56.1-63.4 433 40.2 36.6-43.9
65-74 1,034 711 71.0 67.6-74.2 323 29.0 25.8-32.4
75+ 655 483 77.5 73.0-81.4 172 22.5 18.6-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 530 390 70.5 65.3-75.3 140 29.5 24.7-34.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,442 839 50.7 47.5-53.9 603 49.3 46.1-52.5
Some Post-H.S. 1,576 821 45.6 42.7-48.5 755 54.4 51.5-57.3
College Graduate 2,152 713 27.5 25.4-29.7 1,439 72.5 70.3-74.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 1,616 1,122 66.0 62.9-69.0 494 34.0 31.0-37.1
No 3,887 1,551 37.0 35.2-38.9 2,336 63.0 61.1-64.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 733 401 53.0 48.4-57.5 332 47.0 42.5-51.6
Non-Veteran 4,940 2,346 43.7 42.0-45.4 2,594 56.3 54.6-58.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,001 1,091 34.8 32.8-36.9 1,910 65.2 63.1-67.2
Unemployed 341 169 48.2 41.5-54.9 172 51.8 45.1-58.5
Retired 1,505 1,036 71.7 68.7-74.4 469 28.3 25.6-31.3
Unable to Work 416 328 74.1 67.9-79.4 88 25.9 20.6-32.1
Other not in Labor Force 366 112 24.9 20.0-30.5 254 75.1 69.5-80.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 500 329 57.3 51.4-63.1 171 42.7 36.9-48.6
$15,000- 24,999 758 468 59.8 55.2-64.2 290 40.2 35.8-44.8
$25,000- 34,999 468 268 52.3 46.4-58.1 200 47.7 41.9-53.6
$35,000- 49,999 639 317 47.1 42.4-51.9 322 52.9 48.1-57.6
$50,000-74,999 676 300 43.7 39.2-48.3 376 56.3 51.7-60.8
$75,000+ 1,551 508 29.5 26.9-32.2 1,043 70.5 67.8-73.1
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,129 577 47.0 43.4-50.7 552 53.0 49.3-56.6
POVERTY LEVEL1
Less than 50% 159 104 57.8 47.9-67.1 55 42.2 32.9-52.1
50% to 100% 514 333 59.8 54.0-65.4 181 40.2 34.6-46.0
101% to 150% 580 344 55.0 49.8-60.1 236 45.0 39.9-50.2
151% to 200% 486 252 46.6 41.2-52.2 234 53.4 47.8-58.8
More than 200% 2,721 1,103 37.6 35.5-39.9 1,618 62.4 60.1-64.5
Don't know/Not sure or Refused 1,129 577 47.0 43.4-50.7 552 53.0 49.3-56.6
HOUSING
Own 3,762 1,869 47.6 45.6-49.6 1,893 52.4 50.4-54.4
Rent 1,509 715 41.9 38.9-45.0 794 58.1 55.0-61.1
Other arrangement 403 169 31.4 26.1-37.2 234 68.6 62.8-73.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,753 677 37.4 34.8-40.2 1,076 62.6 59.8-65.2
Regional City or Suburban County 1,545 747 45.9 42.8-48.9 798 54.1 51.1-57.2
Rural 2,423 1,343 51.2 48.7-53.8 1,080 48.8 46.2-51.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,583 904 50.8 47.6-53.9 679 49.2 46.1-52.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,771 886 48.1 45.3-51.0 885 51.9 49.0-54.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,367 977 39.7 37.3-42.1 1,390 60.3 57.9-62.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 1,786 780 41.2 38.5-44.0 1,006 58.8 56.0-61.5
2nd Quartile 1,517 701 45.0 42.0-48.0 816 55.0 52.0-58.0
3rd Quartile 1,604 776 45.4 42.4-48.4 828 54.6 51.6-57.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 814 510 53.7 48.9-58.5 304 46.3 41.5-51.1

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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.

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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