2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 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
GENDER
Male 286 78 26.8 21.2-33.2 41 14.4 10.2-19.8 17 4.5 2.6- 7.6 150 54.4 47.4-61.2
Female 361 121 29.4 24.3-35.1 52 13.7 9.9-18.5 21 3.8 2.4- 6.1 167 53.1 46.9-59.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 354 99 25.5 20.7-30.9 42 12.4 8.7-17.3 21 5.2 3.2- 8.2 192 56.9 50.8-62.8
Non-Hispanic Black 193 63 30.4 23.1-38.8 39 18.9 13.4-26.0 15 3.3 1.9- 5.8 76 47.4 38.7-56.3
Other 100 *** *** *** 12 10.0 4.9-19.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 250 64 24.2 18.8-30.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 176 71.9 65.3-77.8
45-64 205 72 32.5 25.5-40.4 34 19.6 13.7-27.3 13 5.0 2.7- 9.0 86 42.9 34.9-51.2
65+ 184 58 29.9 22.8-38.2 51 32.7 24.7-42.0 22 11.5 7.1-18.2 53 25.8 19.3-33.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 217 63 26.7 20.4-34.0 45 19.4 13.9-26.6 24 7.4 4.6-11.7 85 46.5 38.6-54.5
Some Post-H.S. 205 66 31.0 24.3-38.5 36 15.2 10.7-21.2 *** *** *** 95 51.8 43.9-59.5
College Graduate 224 70 26.9 20.9-33.8 12 3.9 2.1- 7.2 *** *** *** 136 67.0 59.8-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 287 86 28.9 23.0-35.5 56 19.0 13.9-25.3 28 6.7 4.3-10.3 117 45.5 38.4-52.8
$50,000+ 237 77 31.0 24.6-38.3 24 11.3 7.4-16.9 *** *** *** 132 56.0 48.7-63.2
Don't know/Not Sure 112 33 21.6 14.3-31.4 13 8.8 4.8-15.5 *** *** *** 61 67.0 56.3-76.1

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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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