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2004 BRFSS Survey Results: Northeastern Partnership**

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 14,792 4,596 30.5 29.5-31.4 2,285 14.2 13.5-14.9 1,620 9.3 8.8- 9.9 6,291 46.0 45.0-47.0
-Northeastern Partnership 986 336 35.2 31.5-39.1 218 20.3 17.6-23.3 134 11.1 9.2-13.3 298 33.4 29.9-37.1
GENDER
Male 342 125 37.9 31.6-44.7 71 18.7 14.6-23.6 36 9.1 6.4-12.7 110 34.3 28.6-40.5
Female 644 211 32.8 28.9-37.1 147 21.7 18.3-25.5 98 12.9 10.5-15.8 188 32.6 28.5-36.9
RACE
White 566 169 28.0 24.1-32.2 116 19.5 16.0-23.5 69 10.8 8.3-13.8 212 41.8 37.1-46.5
African American 376 150 43.7 37.3-50.3 97 24.1 19.4-29.5 63 13.1 9.9-17.2 66 19.0 14.6-24.4
Other Minorities 1 1 100 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
AGE
18-24 36 6 23.6 7.0-55.8 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 30 76.4 44.2-93.0
25-34 126 46 35.2 26.3-45.3 2 1.5 0.4- 5.9 0 0.0 . - . 78 63.3 53.2-72.3
35-44 158 71 45.9 35.8-56.4 24 13.7 8.6-21.1 3 1.9 0.5- 6.2 60 38.5 29.6-48.4
45-54 195 84 42.6 34.9-50.6 42 23.6 17.1-31.5 16 8.0 4.7-13.3 53 25.9 19.7-33.2
55-64 196 67 32.0 25.3-39.5 60 31.5 24.7-39.3 31 16.1 11.1-22.9 38 20.3 14.7-27.5
65-74 162 34 24.1 17.4-32.4 59 35.4 27.5-44.2 46 25.3 18.6-33.5 23 15.2 9.8-22.8
75+ 112 28 24.0 16.3-33.9 31 26.8 18.8-36.6 37 34.3 25.3-44.7 16 14.8 8.8-23.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 220 50 25.6 18.1-34.8 74 30.9 24.2-38.5 65 23.8 18.2-30.5 31 19.6 13.5-27.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 348 131 38.2 31.6-45.3 79 23.0 18.1-28.8 50 11.6 8.5-15.7 88 27.1 21.7-33.3
Some Post-H.S. 226 92 41.4 34.1-49.1 38 13.0 8.9-18.5 16 6.9 4.0-11.7 80 38.7 31.5-46.4
College Graduate 192 63 32.8 25.8-40.6 27 12.1 8.1-17.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.1 99 54.4 46.5-62.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 171 46 26.6 19.7-34.8 64 36.2 28.4-44.9 38 19.3 13.7-26.4 23 17.9 11.2-27.3
$15,000- 24,999 194 71 42.8 32.5-53.8 57 25.5 18.8-33.5 32 12.9 8.5-19.1 34 18.8 12.7-26.8
$25,000- 34,999 103 38 34.7 25.2-45.4 13 14.1 7.8-24.0 17 15.8 9.6-24.9 35 35.5 25.9-46.4
$35,000- 49,999 129 52 45.7 36.1-55.7 19 13.8 8.4-21.8 3 1.9 0.6- 6.0 55 38.5 29.7-48.2
$50,000-74,999 87 34 36.7 26.4-48.3 11 13.7 7.5-23.9 4 4.8 1.6-13.0 38 44.9 33.9-56.4
$75,000+ 83 29 32.2 22.5-43.7 8 13.2 6.3-25.5 0 0.0 . - . 46 54.6 42.6-66.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 378 108 30.2 24.4-36.6 113 30.1 24.9-35.9 80 18.3 14.4-23.0 77 21.5 16.9-26.9
No 573 215 36.7 32.4-41.4 97 15.1 12.1-18.7 49 6.9 5.0- 9.4 212 41.2 36.6-46.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 117 39 31.2 23.0-40.8 29 24.7 17.0-34.4 17 14.2 8.5-22.7 32 29.9 21.6-39.8
Non-Veteran 859 294 36.0 31.9-40.3 189 19.9 17.0-23.1 117 10.8 8.8-13.1 259 33.4 29.6-37.4
Currently Serving 8 2 21.3 4.1-63.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 6 78.7 36.8-95.9

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^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = 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.

** Northeast NC I: Bertie, Gates, Halifax, Hertford, Northampton, and Warren counties.
Northeast NC II: Beaufort, Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Edgecombe, Hyde, Martin, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
Northeastern Partnership: Northeast NC I and II regions combined.
Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC): Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

*** 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, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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