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2014 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-African Americans

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 7,138 2,274 29.9 28.6-31.2 1,128 12.8 12.0-13.7 582 6.4 5.8- 7.0 3,154 50.9 49.5-52.3
-African Americans 1,406 500 35.3 32.4-38.4 305 16.7 14.7-18.9 129 6.2 5.0- 7.6 472 41.8 38.7-45.0
GENDER
Male 522 190 36.1 31.4-40.9 101 15.0 12.1-18.6 50 6.7 4.8- 9.2 181 42.2 37.3-47.4
Female 884 310 34.7 31.0-38.6 204 18.0 15.4-21.0 79 5.8 4.5- 7.5 291 41.4 37.5-45.5
HISPANIC
Hispanic 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 1,371 488 35.3 32.3-38.3 299 16.7 14.7-19.0 127 6.3 5.1- 7.7 457 41.7 38.5-45.0
AGE
18-34 285 62 20.7 16.0-26.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 218 77.9 72.2-82.7
35-44 205 103 52.9 45.3-60.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 88 39.9 32.8-47.4
45-54 257 125 49.7 42.7-56.6 50 20.5 15.1-27.2 *** *** *** 78 28.4 22.7-34.8
55-64 304 119 37.9 32.0-44.2 107 36.4 30.5-42.8 28 8.4 5.6-12.5 50 17.2 12.7-22.9
65-74 212 63 29.2 22.6-36.9 78 36.6 29.2-44.7 49 23.3 17.3-30.7 22 10.9 6.9-16.8
75+ 124 20 16.6 10.1-26.0 53 41.1 31.2-51.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 211 59 28.5 21.9-36.3 60 23.3 17.7-30.1 45 15.8 11.2-21.9 47 32.3 24.6-41.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 466 164 34.6 29.6-39.9 121 19.2 15.8-23.2 39 4.5 3.1- 6.6 142 41.7 36.3-47.3
Some Post-H.S. 387 149 38.7 33.3-44.4 80 14.9 11.5-19.1 28 4.4 2.9- 6.5 130 42.0 36.3-48.0
College Graduate 340 127 37.2 31.5-43.3 43 8.2 5.9-11.4 17 2.9 1.6- 5.1 153 51.7 45.6-57.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 279 74 27.8 22.0-34.5 78 21.7 16.9-27.4 40 8.5 5.9-12.1 87 42.0 34.9-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 308 110 35.6 29.5-42.1 68 16.5 12.7-21.2 33 9.0 5.9-13.4 97 39.0 32.6-45.7
$25,000- 34,999 145 52 37.3 28.5-47.1 45 26.7 18.7-36.4 *** *** *** 35 29.2 21.1-38.9
$35,000- 49,999 166 75 46.9 38.1-56.0 23 13.0 8.0-20.5 *** *** *** 62 37.7 29.5-46.6
$50,000- 74,999 114 *** *** *** 21 12.2 7.6-19.1 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 144 59 43.1 34.1-52.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 71 50.4 41.1-59.7
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 375 122 34.5 29.0-40.5 132 33.1 27.7-39.1 65 13.0 9.7-17.2 56 19.3 14.6-25.2
No 964 354 35.8 32.3-39.5 163 12.3 10.3-14.7 61 4.4 3.2- 5.9 386 47.5 43.7-51.3
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 164 56 35.0 27.1-43.7 34 17.9 12.5-25.0 14 7.0 3.9-12.2 60 40.1 31.9-49.0
Non-Veteran 1,237 442 35.4 32.2-38.7 271 16.6 14.4-18.9 115 6.1 4.9- 7.6 409 41.9 38.6-45.4
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 761 252 32.2 28.3-36.3 184 18.6 15.8-21.9 85 7.5 5.8- 9.6 240 41.7 37.3-46.2
No 645 248 38.8 34.4-43.3 121 14.5 11.9-17.7 44 4.8 3.3- 6.9 232 41.9 37.4-46.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2014 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2014 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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