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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for Wake County

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 6,669 2,023 30.1 28.4-31.8 976 12.8 11.7-14.0 664 8.9 7.9-10.0 3,006 48.1 46.3-50.0
Wake County 424 103 22.2 18.1-26.8 34 7.2 4.9-10.3 12 1.8 0.9- 3.8 275 68.8 63.7-73.5
GENDER
Male 182 42 19.1 13.9-25.6 19 8.3 5.0-13.5 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8 118 71.8 64.3-78.2
Female 242 61 25.7 19.8-32.6 15 5.9 3.3-10.1 9 3.0 1.3- 6.9 157 65.5 58.2-72.0
RACE
White 305 65 19.8 15.4-25.1 22 6.9 4.4-10.8 9 1.7 0.8- 3.3 209 71.7 65.8-76.9
Other 117 38 27.8 19.6-37.8 12 7.8 4.0-14.8 3 2.2 0.5- 9.9 64 62.2 51.4-71.9
AGE
18-44 242 44 15.3 11.1-20.8 4 1.3 0.4- 3.7 0 0.0 . - . 194 83.4 77.8-87.8
45+ 178 58 33.9 26.5-42.2 29 17.6 11.9-25.1 12 5.1 2.5-10.2 79 43.4 35.2-52.0
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 105 30 26.1 17.8-36.5 11 10.4 5.4-19.0 8 3.8 1.8- 8.0 56 59.7 48.7-69.9
Some College + 319 73 20.8 16.4-26.1 23 6.0 3.8- 9.5 4 1.1 0.3- 4.1 219 72.0 66.3-77.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 154 51 31.2 23.4-40.2 15 7.0 4.0-11.8 10 4.2 1.8- 9.4 78 57.7 48.3-66.5
$50,000+ 176 34 18.7 13.2-25.8 9 5.9 2.9-11.3 0 0.0 . - . 133 75.4 67.7-81.8
COUNTY/REGION**
Buncombe 404 98 23.8 19.3-29.1 68 16.2 12.5-20.7 52 11.7 8.4-16.1 186 48.2 42.5-54.0
Forsyth 461 137 29.5 24.8-34.7 69 13.0 10.0-16.7 31 6.3 4.3- 9.2 224 51.2 45.8-56.6
Guilford 420 132 27.2 22.7-32.3 53 11.0 8.2-14.8 35 5.9 4.0- 8.4 200 55.9 50.2-61.4
Henderson/Transylvania 467 144 31.7 26.7-37.3 95 20.0 14.9-26.3 51 7.3 5.3-10.1 177 40.9 35.2-46.8
Mecklenburg 445 142 28.5 23.8-33.7 38 6.4 4.4- 9.1 32 5.3 3.6- 7.6 233 59.8 54.2-65.2
Orange 437 105 22.0 17.4-27.4 27 5.6 3.2- 9.6 14 2.1 1.2- 3.8 291 70.3 64.2-75.8
Pitt 416 131 31.5 26.1-37.5 39 7.0 5.0- 9.9 29 5.5 3.6- 8.3 217 55.9 49.6-62.0
Randolph 429 115 24.8 19.9-30.4 74 15.6 12.0-19.9 68 11.8 8.9-15.4 172 47.9 41.1-54.7
Robeson 439 167 36.0 30.7-41.8 96 18.9 15.0-23.5 55 10.2 7.4-13.7 121 35.0 28.9-41.5
Western NC 653 214 32.6 28.6-37.0 115 15.5 12.6-18.8 92 12.4 9.9-15.4 232 39.5 35.0-44.2
Piedmont NC 880 280 32.2 28.4-36.3 130 13.1 10.8-15.7 96 11.2 8.8-14.3 374 43.4 39.3-47.7
Eastern NC 794 255 31.4 27.6-35.3 138 15.2 12.6-18.2 97 9.6 7.7-11.9 304 43.9 39.6-48.2

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#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, Wilson
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Montgomery, Moore, Person, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Warren, Yadkin
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey

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