2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 888 287 29.1 25.4-32.9 133 11.1 9.0-13.7 66 5.8 4.3- 7.9 402 54.0 49.9-58.0
GENDER
Male 406 129 28.5 23.3-34.4 61 11.6 8.3-16.0 23 4.9 2.9- 8.2 193 54.9 48.9-60.9
Female 482 158 29.6 24.7-34.9 72 10.7 8.1-13.9 43 6.7 4.6- 9.7 209 53.1 47.5-58.6
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 553 172 28.1 23.8-32.8 71 9.8 7.5-12.7 35 6.0 4.0- 8.8 275 56.1 51.1-61.0
Non-Hispanic Black 144 *** *** *** 35 18.8 11.7-28.9 16 6.6 3.5-12.3 *** *** ***
Other 191 67 28.9 21.5-37.7 27 8.3 5.3-12.8 15 4.2 2.2- 7.9 82 58.6 49.1-67.5
AGE
18-44 270 56 17.5 12.9-23.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 201 78.9 72.9-83.8
45-64 298 114 39.5 32.8-46.7 49 15.3 11.2-20.5 21 5.8 3.4- 9.8 114 39.4 32.7-46.5
65+ 297 110 38.1 30.8-45.8 74 24.0 17.9-31.4 39 14.2 9.5-20.7 74 23.7 18.5-29.9
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 356 117 30.3 24.5-36.8 76 16.4 12.3-21.6 48 10.4 7.2-14.8 115 42.9 36.3-49.7
Some Post-H.S. 243 90 31.5 25.0-38.9 37 10.2 7.0-14.5 11 3.3 1.7- 6.4 105 55.0 47.3-62.4
College Graduate 280 80 24.3 19.1-30.5 19 2.9 1.7- 4.7 *** *** *** 174 71.7 65.4-77.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 396 125 29.1 23.6-35.3 85 16.7 12.8-21.6 43 8.4 5.8-11.9 143 45.8 39.5-52.3
$50,000+ 294 100 30.2 24.3-36.9 15 3.0 1.7- 5.3 *** *** *** 176 66.1 59.4-72.2
Don't know/Not Sure 179 57 28.1 20.9-36.8 31 12.1 7.8-18.3 17 8.6 4.4-15.9 74 51.2 41.6-60.7

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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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