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
-MALES 695 597 83.9 79.9-87.1 98 16.1 12.9-20.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 519 449 85.4 81.1-88.8 70 14.6 11.2-18.9
Non-Hispanic Black 114 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
65-74 442 390 86.6 81.8-90.3 52 13.4 9.7-18.2
75+ 253 207 79.1 72.0-84.9 46 20.9 15.1-28.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 169 132 77.9 70.0-84.2 37 22.1 15.8-30.0
Some Post-H.S. 184 164 92.4 87.8-95.4 20 7.6 4.6-12.2
College Graduate 269 254 93.8 89.0-96.6 15 6.2 3.4-11.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 42 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 105 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 86 73 86.4 75.8-92.8 13 13.6 7.2-24.2
$50,000- 74,999 106 97 93.6 86.4-97.1 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 178 171 95.7 90.2-98.1 *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 308 242 77.8 71.4-83.2 66 22.2 16.8-28.6
No 362 338 90.8 85.6-94.3 24 9.2 5.7-14.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 296 248 84.1 78.2-88.7 48 15.9 11.3-21.8
Non-Veteran 394 346 83.8 78.2-88.1 48 16.2 11.9-21.8
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 183 166 88.8 80.5-93.8 17 11.2 6.2-19.5
Regional City or Suburban County 188 159 85.6 78.7-90.5 29 14.4 9.5-21.3
Rural 324 272 79.8 73.2-85.1 52 20.2 14.9-26.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 131 124 95.5 89.3-98.2 *** *** ***
Unemployed 8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 505 430 82.2 77.3-86.3 75 17.8 13.7-22.7
Unable to Work 43 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 67 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 57 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 385 351 91.5 87.5-94.3 34 8.5 5.7-12.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 198 166 78.9 70.2-85.6 32 21.1 14.4-29.8
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 219 175 78.9 71.4-84.9 44 21.1 15.1-28.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 278 256 91.1 85.2-94.8 22 8.9 5.2-14.8
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 232 209 87.6 80.0-92.5 23 12.4 7.5-20.0
2nd Quartile 169 145 85.8 78.6-90.9 24 14.2 9.1-21.4
3rd Quartile 182 147 79.1 70.5-85.8 35 20.9 14.2-29.5
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 112 96 80.6 68.3-88.9 16 19.4 11.1-31.7

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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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