2020 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina Regions

Oral Health

How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease?
Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

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  Total
Respond.^
1 to 5 6 or more but not all All None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,721 1,707 28.3 26.9-29.8 700 10.9 9.9-12.0 360 5.6 4.9- 6.4 2,954 55.2 53.6-56.7
NC ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL HEALTH DIRECTOR REGIONS
Region 1 & 2 674 204 28.2 24.4-32.2 95 15.2 12.2-18.9 51 8.2 5.9-11.4 324 48.4 44.0-52.9
Region 3 622 167 24.4 20.7-28.5 74 9.6 7.4-12.4 52 7.9 5.8-10.6 329 58.1 53.5-62.5
Region 4 910 272 31.9 28.4-35.7 90 9.8 7.6-12.6 49 5.3 3.8- 7.4 499 52.9 49.1-56.7
Region 5 684 190 25.4 21.9-29.2 76 10.9 8.3-14.2 29 4.2 2.7- 6.5 389 59.5 55.2-63.7
Region 6 647 199 28.1 24.2-32.3 93 14.0 11.1-17.5 38 4.1 2.9- 5.9 317 53.7 49.1-58.3
Region 7 752 209 26.0 22.7-29.7 74 8.9 6.7-11.7 30 3.9 2.6- 6.0 439 61.1 57.0-65.1
Region 8 888 287 29.1 25.4-32.9 133 11.1 9.0-13.7 66 5.8 4.2- 7.8 402 54.1 50.0-58.1
Region 9 & 10 544 179 30.6 26.2-35.4 65 11.1 8.5-14.5 45 8.0 5.6-11.5 255 50.2 45.2-55.3
STATE REGIONS
Eastern NC 2,066 651 28.5 26.1-30.9 296 11.9 10.3-13.6 159 6.6 5.3- 8.0 960 53.1 50.4-55.8
Piedmont 2,800 812 28.5 26.5-30.5 279 9.6 8.3-11.1 127 4.5 3.6- 5.6 1,582 57.4 55.1-59.5
Western NC 855 244 26.2 22.9-29.8 125 15.0 12.2-18.2 74 8.8 6.7-11.6 412 50.0 45.9-54.0
AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTERS (AHEC)
Mountain AHEC 566 176 29.5 25.3-33.9 78 14.9 11.7-18.9 34 6.0 4.1- 8.7 278 49.6 44.8-54.4
Northwest 928 268 28.2 24.7-31.9 111 10.4 8.3-13.0 87 9.7 7.4-12.5 462 51.7 47.8-55.6
Charlotte 723 202 29.8 26.0-33.9 72 9.8 7.4-12.8 31 4.0 2.6- 6.1 418 56.4 52.2-60.6
Greensboro 499 151 26.6 22.5-31.3 59 12.0 8.7-16.2 27 5.4 3.4- 8.4 262 56.0 50.8-61.1
Southern Regional 880 296 29.6 26.0-33.5 138 14.4 11.6-17.7 66 5.7 4.1- 7.8 380 50.3 46.1-54.5
Southeast 456 134 28.5 23.7-33.9 66 11.0 8.3-14.4 28 5.3 3.4- 8.2 228 55.2 49.7-60.6
Wake 904 243 25.7 22.6-29.1 81 7.9 6.0-10.4 23 2.6 1.6- 4.3 557 63.8 60.0-67.4
Area L & Eastern 765 237 28.3 24.6-32.2 95 11.8 9.4-14.8 64 7.4 5.5-10.0 369 52.5 48.1-56.8
NC MEDICAID MANAGED CARE REGIONS
Region 1 674 204 28.1 24.4-32.2 95 15.3 12.2-19.0 51 8.3 5.9-11.5 324 48.3 43.8-52.8
Region 2 921 263 27.2 23.9-30.8 114 10.4 8.4-12.9 69 6.7 5.0- 8.8 475 55.7 51.8-59.5
Region 3 921 275 31.8 28.3-35.4 92 9.9 7.7-12.5 49 5.3 3.8- 7.3 505 53.1 49.4-56.8
Region 4 1,092 290 24.7 21.9-27.7 97 8.8 6.7-11.3 35 3.3 2.2- 4.9 670 63.2 59.8-66.5
Region 5 1,364 443 29.9 27.0-33.0 205 12.9 10.9-15.2 91 5.1 3.9- 6.6 625 52.1 48.8-55.4
Region 6 749 232 28.3 24.6-32.2 97 12.0 9.6-15.0 65 7.8 5.8-10.5 355 51.9 47.5-56.2

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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