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
-FEMALES 3,129 1,541 45.4 43.2-47.6 1,588 54.6 52.4-56.8
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,000 896 42.3 39.6-45.0 1,104 57.7 55.0-60.4
Non-Hispanic Black 622 389 57.0 51.8-62.0 233 43.0 38.0-48.2
Other 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 579 118 20.8 17.1-25.0 461 79.2 75.0-82.9
35-44 425 175 40.3 34.8-46.0 250 59.7 54.0-65.2
45-54 486 220 43.6 38.4-48.9 266 56.4 51.1-61.6
55-64 570 301 54.8 49.5-59.9 269 45.2 40.1-50.5
65-74 592 405 70.0 65.5-74.2 187 30.0 25.8-34.5
75+ 402 285 75.6 69.3-80.9 117 24.4 19.1-30.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 278 218 74.8 67.5-80.9 60 25.2 19.1-32.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 727 449 54.6 49.9-59.2 278 45.4 40.8-50.1
Some Post-H.S. 904 468 44.8 40.9-48.7 436 55.2 51.3-59.1
College Graduate 1,213 404 26.9 24.1-29.9 809 73.1 70.1-75.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 325 224 58.6 51.1-65.7 101 41.4 34.3-48.9
$15,000- 24,999 432 270 59.2 53.0-65.2 162 40.8 34.8-47.0
$25,000- 34,999 255 158 56.3 48.1-64.1 97 43.7 35.9-51.9
$35,000- 49,999 371 176 46.3 40.1-52.7 195 53.7 47.3-59.9
$50,000- 74,999 332 126 36.9 30.7-43.7 206 63.1 56.3-69.3
$75,000+ 746 219 26.2 22.6-30.2 527 73.8 69.8-77.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 924 648 66.5 62.4-70.4 276 33.5 29.6-37.6
No 2,092 849 37.4 34.9-40.0 1,243 62.6 60.0-65.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 97 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,004 1,484 45.3 43.1-47.5 1,520 54.7 52.5-56.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 910 346 37.7 33.9-41.6 564 62.3 58.4-66.1
Regional City or Suburban County 863 425 46.5 42.3-50.7 438 53.5 49.3-57.7
Rural 1,356 770 51.8 48.3-55.3 586 48.2 44.7-51.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,460 519 33.2 30.4-36.2 941 66.8 63.8-69.6
Unemployed 197 100 49.3 40.7-58.0 97 50.7 42.0-59.3
Retired 903 606 69.6 65.6-73.3 297 30.4 26.7-34.4
Unable to Work 235 193 79.0 70.7-85.5 42 21.0 14.5-29.3
Other not in Labor Force 286 104 31.8 25.7-38.7 182 68.2 61.3-74.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 113 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 304 211 63.1 55.4-70.2 93 36.9 29.8-44.6
101% to 150% 325 191 54.0 47.0-60.8 134 46.0 39.2-53.0
151% to 200% 289 157 46.8 39.6-54.1 132 53.2 45.9-60.4
More than 200% 1,364 511 34.8 31.7-38.0 853 65.2 62.0-68.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 879 524 52.8 48.5-57.1 355 47.2 42.9-51.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 990 500 48.0 44.1-51.9 490 52.0 48.1-55.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,260 517 39.9 36.6-43.3 743 60.1 56.7-63.4
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 965 406 40.2 36.4-44.0 559 59.8 56.0-63.6
2nd Quartile 828 380 44.1 40.1-48.3 448 55.9 51.7-59.9
3rd Quartile 890 460 48.7 44.6-52.8 430 51.3 47.2-55.4
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 446 295 56.6 49.9-63.1 151 43.4 36.9-50.1

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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 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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