2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina

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
-Piedmont NC 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
GENDER
Male 1,291 357 26.9 24.1-29.8 131 10.5 8.5-12.9 61 4.2 3.1- 5.7 742 58.4 55.1-61.6
Female 1,509 455 29.9 27.2-32.8 148 8.9 7.2-10.9 66 4.8 3.5- 6.4 840 56.4 53.4-59.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,814 475 25.6 23.3-28.0 163 9.3 7.8-11.1 83 4.9 3.7- 6.3 1,093 60.2 57.5-62.8
Non-Hispanic Black 533 191 36.1 31.3-41.3 81 12.1 8.8-16.3 38 5.9 4.1- 8.4 223 45.9 40.7-51.1
Other 453 146 29.3 24.6-34.6 35 7.0 4.5-10.6 *** *** *** 266 63.0 57.5-68.2
AGE
18-34 644 103 17.8 14.5-21.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 529 80.4 76.5-83.8
35-44 402 110 26.7 21.9-32.1 *** *** *** *** *** *** 271 65.9 59.9-71.4
45-54 490 158 33.8 29.1-38.9 38 9.7 6.6-14.1 *** *** *** 282 54.2 48.9-59.4
55-64 463 160 36.6 31.6-41.9 59 13.8 10.1-18.6 26 7.1 4.5-10.9 218 42.5 37.5-47.8
65-74 446 167 39.4 34.1-45.0 83 19.9 15.7-24.9 37 8.3 5.5-12.4 159 32.4 27.6-37.5
75+ 290 98 30.2 24.2-36.9 68 24.8 18.9-31.8 43 21.3 15.0-29.4 81 23.7 18.1-30.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 235 91 35.7 28.5-43.5 46 21.4 15.1-29.5 29 12.9 8.2-19.5 69 30.1 23.3-37.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 625 207 31.0 27.0-35.4 92 12.9 10.1-16.4 50 7.3 5.3-10.0 276 48.7 44.1-53.4
Some Post-H.S. 725 240 32.6 28.8-36.6 79 8.9 6.9-11.4 33 3.4 2.2- 5.1 373 55.1 51.0-59.2
College Graduate 1,207 273 20.3 17.9-22.9 62 4.0 2.9- 5.5 *** *** *** 857 75.0 72.2-77.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 692 244 34.2 30.0-38.6 131 18.5 15.0-22.6 76 11.3 8.5-14.8 241 36.0 31.7-40.6
No 1,992 538 26.4 24.2-28.8 140 6.7 5.5- 8.2 43 2.2 1.6- 3.2 1,271 64.6 62.1-67.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 281 92 31.5 25.4-38.3 48 19.4 14.4-25.7 28 8.4 5.1-13.6 113 40.7 33.9-47.8
Non-Veteran 2,492 712 28.0 25.9-30.1 230 8.6 7.3-10.2 98 4.1 3.3- 5.2 1,452 59.3 57.0-61.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,549 413 27.3 24.8-30.0 72 4.9 3.7- 6.4 21 1.3 0.8- 2.1 1,043 66.5 63.7-69.2
Unemployed 183 61 29.7 22.4-38.3 19 15.4 8.4-26.5 *** *** *** 98 52.7 43.4-61.8
Retired 658 235 35.8 31.4-40.4 133 20.6 17.0-24.8 68 13.7 10.2-18.2 222 29.9 25.9-34.2
Unable to Work 163 45 25.1 18.3-33.4 48 29.9 21.8-39.5 29 16.8 11.1-24.7 41 28.1 20.3-37.6
Other not in Labor Force 197 46 21.7 15.6-29.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 143 74.6 66.8-81.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 219 62 27.5 20.5-35.9 37 16.9 10.8-25.5 27 11.3 7.1-17.5 93 44.2 36.1-52.7
$15,000- 24,999 330 122 34.7 28.8-41.2 48 15.8 11.0-22.0 38 13.4 9.0-19.4 122 36.1 30.1-42.7
$25,000- 34,999 210 71 32.2 25.0-40.5 31 12.8 8.4-19.0 *** *** *** 94 49.2 41.0-57.4
$35,000- 49,999 279 91 34.5 28.2-41.4 35 11.7 8.0-16.8 *** *** *** 148 51.3 44.3-58.2
$50,000- 74,999 322 93 31.2 25.4-37.7 27 8.6 5.6-12.9 *** *** *** 192 57.4 50.8-63.7
$75,000+ 871 198 21.3 18.3-24.5 39 4.1 2.8- 5.9 *** *** *** 627 74.1 70.7-77.3
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 72 *** *** *** 14 15.6 8.5-26.9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 224 82 32.0 24.9-39.9 33 16.9 10.1-26.8 22 10.8 6.6-17.2 87 40.4 32.4-49.0
101% to 150% 251 81 29.0 22.8-36.1 38 14.5 10.2-20.3 26 11.1 6.8-17.6 106 45.3 38.0-53.0
151% to 200% 215 75 33.3 26.2-41.3 26 13.3 8.5-20.1 *** *** *** 101 49.3 41.3-57.4
More than 200% 1,407 361 25.8 23.2-28.5 104 6.6 5.2- 8.2 29 2.1 1.3- 3.2 913 65.6 62.7-68.5
HOUSING
Own 1,763 519 29.3 26.8-31.9 180 10.8 9.0-12.9 73 4.6 3.5- 6.1 991 55.3 52.5-58.1
Rent 813 248 29.9 26.2-33.8 76 7.1 5.5- 9.1 42 4.8 3.4- 6.7 447 58.2 54.1-62.1
Other arrangement 198 37 17.2 11.8-24.4 23 9.6 5.4-16.5 *** *** *** 126 69.8 61.6-76.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Urban 1,551 426 27.8 25.2-30.6 128 7.1 5.7- 8.7 41 2.5 1.7- 3.6 956 62.6 59.7-65.4
Regional City or Suburban County 682 199 28.3 24.6-32.4 72 11.3 8.6-14.8 50 6.9 5.0- 9.6 361 53.4 49.0-57.8
Rural 567 187 30.7 26.2-35.5 79 14.9 11.0-19.8 36 7.0 4.5-10.7 265 47.5 42.3-52.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 102 *** *** *** 18 16.6 9.8-26.6 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,156 364 30.0 26.9-33.3 124 10.6 8.4-13.3 88 7.5 5.8- 9.7 580 51.9 48.3-55.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,542 408 26.9 24.4-29.7 137 8.6 7.0-10.4 34 2.4 1.6- 3.7 963 62.1 59.2-64.9
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 914 246 25.4 22.3-28.7 83 9.2 7.0-11.9 24 3.2 1.9- 5.4 561 62.2 58.5-65.8
2nd Quartile 1,097 334 31.3 28.2-34.7 114 9.8 7.7-12.3 60 4.8 3.5- 6.5 589 54.1 50.6-57.6
3rd Quartile 708 202 26.6 22.9-30.7 69 9.6 7.2-12.8 40 6.1 4.2- 8.8 397 57.7 53.2-62.1
4th Quartile - Most Vulnerable 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***

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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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