2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

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
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
GENDER
Male 417 121 31.1 26.1-36.6 42 10.9 7.5-15.7 21 4.6 2.8- 7.5 233 53.3 47.7-58.9
Female 493 151 32.7 27.9-37.9 48 8.8 6.3-12.2 28 6.0 3.8- 9.2 266 52.5 47.3-57.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 606 165 28.2 24.3-32.5 59 10.3 7.8-13.5 31 5.8 3.8- 8.8 351 55.7 51.1-60.1
Non-Hispanic Black 159 63 42.6 33.7-51.9 20 10.8 5.7-19.4 15 6.6 3.7-11.3 61 40.1 31.4-49.4
Other 145 44 30.4 22.4-39.8 11 5.8 2.9-11.5 *** *** *** 87 62.8 53.4-71.4
AGE
18-44 342 78 25.9 20.7-31.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 254 69.7 63.4-75.4
45-64 306 109 39.3 33.2-45.7 27 9.8 6.5-14.5 17 7.3 4.3-11.9 153 43.7 37.6-49.9
65+ 234 81 37.3 30.3-44.8 52 25.5 19.3-33.0 27 13.1 8.1-20.3 74 24.1 18.8-30.4
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 305 99 32.3 26.4-38.8 44 14.4 10.0-20.2 35 10.3 7.0-15.0 127 43.0 36.6-49.6
Some Post-H.S. 244 99 41.5 34.7-48.7 28 9.6 6.3-14.4 *** *** *** 107 45.4 38.4-52.5
College Graduate 358 74 20.8 16.6-25.7 18 3.9 2.4- 6.5 *** *** *** 262 74.6 69.5-79.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 300 106 35.3 29.1-42.1 44 15.8 11.0-22.0 29 9.9 6.4-14.9 121 39.0 32.8-45.7
$50,000+ 404 103 27.3 22.5-32.7 23 5.3 3.3- 8.4 *** *** *** 271 66.0 60.4-71.1
Don't know/Not Sure 188 59 35.7 28.0-44.3 22 9.0 5.5-14.3 12 5.9 2.9-11.7 95 49.3 41.0-57.7

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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.

^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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