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
-MALES 2,592 1,226 44.3 42.0-46.6 1,366 55.7 53.4-58.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,653 745 42.7 39.9-45.5 908 57.3 54.5-60.1
Non-Hispanic Black 425 266 57.3 51.2-63.1 159 42.7 36.9-48.8
Other 70 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 603 103 17.4 14.2-21.1 500 82.6 78.9-85.8
35-44 367 110 31.0 25.3-37.4 257 69.0 62.6-74.7
45-54 431 210 51.8 46.1-57.5 221 48.2 42.5-53.9
55-64 453 289 65.4 60.1-70.3 164 34.6 29.7-39.9
65-74 442 306 72.2 67.0-76.9 136 27.8 23.1-33.0
75+ 253 198 80.2 73.8-85.4 55 19.8 14.6-26.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 252 172 66.3 58.5-73.3 80 33.7 26.7-41.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 715 390 47.4 43.1-51.7 325 52.6 48.3-56.9
Some Post-H.S. 672 353 46.6 42.2-51.1 319 53.4 48.9-57.8
College Graduate 939 309 28.1 25.0-31.5 630 71.9 68.5-75.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 175 105 55.4 45.6-64.8 70 44.6 35.2-54.4
$15,000- 24,999 326 198 60.4 53.7-66.9 128 39.6 33.1-46.3
$25,000- 34,999 213 110 48.3 39.9-56.7 103 51.7 43.3-60.1
$35,000- 49,999 268 141 48.0 40.8-55.3 127 52.0 44.7-59.2
$50,000- 74,999 344 174 50.0 43.7-56.3 170 50.0 43.7-56.3
$75,000+ 805 289 32.3 28.7-36.2 516 67.7 63.8-71.3
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 692 474 65.4 60.6-69.8 218 34.6 30.2-39.4
No 1,795 702 36.6 34.0-39.3 1,093 63.4 60.7-66.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 636 358 54.1 49.2-58.9 278 45.9 41.1-50.8
Non-Veteran 1,936 862 41.7 39.1-44.4 1,074 58.3 55.6-60.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 843 331 37.1 33.4-41.1 512 62.9 58.9-66.6
Regional City or Suburban County 682 322 45.2 40.8-49.7 360 54.8 50.3-59.2
Rural 1,067 573 50.7 46.8-54.5 494 49.3 45.5-53.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,541 572 36.3 33.5-39.1 969 63.7 60.9-66.5
Unemployed 144 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 602 430 74.5 70.1-78.5 172 25.5 21.5-29.9
Unable to Work 181 135 69.1 59.7-77.2 46 30.9 22.8-40.3
Other not in Labor Force 80 *** *** *** 72 91.4 81.5-96.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 46 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 210 122 55.8 46.7-64.6 88 44.2 35.4-53.3
101% to 150% 255 153 56.2 48.3-63.8 102 43.8 36.2-51.7
151% to 200% 197 95 46.5 38.0-55.1 102 53.5 44.9-62.0
More than 200% 1,357 592 40.2 37.2-43.3 765 59.8 56.7-62.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 704 380 48.6 44.0-53.3 324 51.4 46.7-56.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 781 386 48.3 44.0-52.7 395 51.7 47.3-56.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,107 460 39.4 36.1-42.9 647 60.6 57.1-63.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 821 374 42.4 38.4-46.4 447 57.6 53.6-61.6
2nd Quartile 689 321 45.9 41.5-50.4 368 54.1 49.6-58.5
3rd Quartile 714 316 41.7 37.4-46.1 398 58.3 53.9-62.6
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 368 215 51.0 44.0-57.8 153 49.0 42.2-56.0

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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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