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%)
North Carolina 1,689 1,462 84.2 81.5-86.6 227 15.8 13.4-18.5
-FEMALES 994 865 84.5 80.6-87.7 129 15.5 12.3-19.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 721 643 85.5 80.8-89.2 78 14.5 10.8-19.2
Non-Hispanic Black 202 161 78.5 70.0-85.1 41 21.5 14.9-30.0
Other 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
65-74 592 531 89.2 85.1-92.3 61 10.8 7.7-14.9
75+ 402 334 77.9 70.7-83.8 68 22.1 16.2-29.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 270 219 78.1 70.0-84.5 51 21.9 15.5-30.0
Some Post-H.S. 297 262 89.9 85.4-93.2 35 10.1 6.8-14.6
College Graduate 323 316 98.7 96.8-99.5 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 102 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 158 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 98 91 88.4 76.4-94.7 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 89 87 95.6 83.7-98.9 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 152 150 99.0 94.3-99.8 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 428 352 77.9 70.7-83.6 76 22.1 16.4-29.3
No 541 491 89.3 85.3-92.4 50 10.7 7.6-14.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 18 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 972 846 84.3 80.4-87.5 126 15.7 12.5-19.6
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 232 215 91.9 85.7-95.6 17 8.1 4.4-14.3
Regional City or Suburban County 260 233 86.7 79.5-91.6 27 13.3 8.4-20.5
Rural 502 417 78.6 72.0-84.0 85 21.4 16.0-28.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 115 103 91.4 82.8-95.9 12 8.6 4.1-17.2
Unemployed 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 764 680 85.3 80.6-89.0 84 14.7 11.0-19.4
Unable to Work 63 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 25 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 90 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 104 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 100 84 86.0 76.3-92.2 16 14.0 7.8-23.7
More than 200% 389 377 94.6 88.8-97.5 12 5.4 2.5-11.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 305 260 82.0 74.6-87.7 45 18.0 12.3-25.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 347 295 81.2 73.8-86.8 52 18.8 13.2-26.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 342 310 89.3 83.3-93.3 32 10.7 6.7-16.7
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 294 269 90.4 83.8-94.5 25 9.6 5.5-16.2
2nd Quartile 247 213 83.4 75.3-89.3 34 16.6 10.7-24.7
3rd Quartile 293 250 81.5 73.7-87.3 43 18.5 12.7-26.3
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 160 *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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