2020 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted: Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 5,721 2,767 44.8 43.3-46.4 2,954 55.2 53.6-56.7
-Western 855 443 50.0 46.0-54.1 412 50.0 45.9-54.0
GENDER
Male 368 196 52.2 46.1-58.2 172 47.8 41.8-53.9
Female 487 247 48.0 42.5-53.6 240 52.0 46.4-57.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 709 362 49.4 45.0-53.8 347 50.6 46.2-55.0
Non-Hispanic Black 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 119 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 162 38 21.4 15.3-29.1 124 78.6 70.9-84.7
35-44 106 *** *** *** *** *** ***
45-54 116 *** *** *** *** *** ***
55-64 157 89 60.6 51.1-69.3 68 39.4 30.7-48.9
65-74 177 118 72.9 65.1-79.5 59 27.1 20.5-34.9
75+ 120 87 77.3 66.8-85.1 33 22.7 14.9-33.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 99 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 225 135 53.4 45.3-61.2 90 46.6 38.8-54.7
Some Post-H.S. 248 131 47.0 39.9-54.2 117 53.0 45.8-60.1
College Graduate 281 106 34.2 28.5-40.5 175 65.8 59.5-71.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY
Yes 281 200 68.9 61.9-75.1 81 31.1 24.9-38.1
No 552 232 40.7 35.8-45.8 320 59.3 54.2-64.2
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 755 386 49.6 45.3-54.0 369 50.4 46.0-54.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 417 178 42.6 36.9-48.5 239 57.4 51.5-63.1
Unemployed 41 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 254 176 73.7 66.6-79.7 78 26.3 20.3-33.4
Unable to Work 61 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 68 18 17.3 10.0-28.3 50 82.7 71.7-90.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 82 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 141 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 79 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 118 58 40.5 31.0-50.8 60 59.5 49.2-69.0
$50,000- 74,999 103 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 177 72 38.3 30.4-46.9 105 61.7 53.1-69.6
POVERTY LEVEL2
Less than 50% 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 93 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 377 181 46.5 40.6-52.6 196 53.5 47.4-59.4
HOUSING
Own 594 328 54.6 49.7-59.4 266 45.4 40.6-50.3
Rent 198 99 44.5 36.5-52.9 99 55.5 47.1-63.5
Other arrangement 55 14 16.7 9.0-28.7 41 83.3 71.3-91.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT1
Regional City or Suburban County 268 138 48.0 41.0-55.0 130 52.0 45.0-59.0
Rural 587 305 50.8 45.8-55.8 282 49.2 44.2-54.2
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER3
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 173 94 52.5 43.6-61.2 79 47.5 38.8-56.4
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 316 166 51.9 44.8-58.9 150 48.1 41.1-55.2
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 366 183 46.8 40.9-52.8 183 53.2 47.2-59.1
CDC SOCIAL VULNERABILITY INDEX4
1st Quartile - Least Vulnerable 467 230 47.4 42.1-52.8 237 52.6 47.2-57.9
2nd Quartile 159 81 49.0 39.5-58.6 78 51.0 41.4-60.5
3rd Quartile 229 132 55.6 47.3-63.6 97 44.4 36.4-52.7

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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.

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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