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
-Non-Hispanic White 1,240 1,092 85.4 82.3-88.1 148 14.6 11.9-17.7
GENDER
Male 519 449 85.4 81.1-88.8 70 14.6 11.2-18.9
Female 721 643 85.5 80.8-89.2 78 14.5 10.8-19.2
AGE
65-74 739 671 89.0 85.4-91.8 68 11.0 8.2-14.6
75+ 501 421 80.1 74.3-84.8 80 19.9 15.2-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 302 249 80.6 74.0-85.9 53 19.4 14.1-26.0
Some Post-H.S. 375 335 91.7 88.2-94.2 40 8.3 5.8-11.8
College Graduate 474 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 166 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 157 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 162 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 277 *** *** *** *** *** ***
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 538 441 77.9 72.2-82.7 97 22.1 17.3-27.8
No 669 623 92.0 89.0-94.3 46 8.0 5.7-11.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 240 199 86.3 81.2-90.2 41 13.7 9.8-18.8
Non-Veteran 994 888 85.2 81.4-88.3 106 14.8 11.7-18.6
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY1
Urban 288 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Regional City or Suburban County 335 294 86.3 80.7-90.5 41 13.7 9.5-19.3
Rural 617 525 80.4 75.0-84.8 92 19.6 15.2-25.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 195 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 945 829 84.2 80.3-87.4 116 15.8 12.6-19.7
Unable to Work 51 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 22 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 73 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 101 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 122 105 84.0 72.6-91.2 17 16.0 8.8-27.4
More than 200% 632 596 93.4 90.0-95.7 36 6.6 4.3-10.0
HOUSING
Own 1,077 960 85.8 82.4-88.7 117 14.2 11.3-17.6
Rent 122 103 84.6 75.7-90.6 19 15.4 9.4-24.3
Other arrangement 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 307 267 83.5 77.0-88.5 40 16.5 11.5-23.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 450 376 80.5 74.5-85.4 74 19.5 14.6-25.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 483 449 91.3 86.8-94.3 34 8.7 5.7-13.2
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 444 408 90.5 85.8-93.8 36 9.5 6.2-14.2
2nd Quartile 315 274 84.0 77.3-89.0 41 16.0 11.0-22.7
3rd Quartile 333 281 81.9 75.0-87.3 52 18.1 12.7-25.0
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 148 129 81.9 71.2-89.2 19 18.1 10.8-28.8

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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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