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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Eastern North Carolina**

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 6,428 2,000 29.2 27.9-30.6 933 12.3 11.4-13.2 484 6.1 5.5- 6.9 3,011 52.4 50.9-53.9
-Eastern NC 2,297 760 30.8 28.5-33.2 387 13.9 12.4-15.6 197 7.2 6.1- 8.5 953 48.1 45.5-50.6
GENDER
Male 1,073 335 29.5 26.2-33.1 170 12.6 10.6-15.0 99 7.7 6.1- 9.7 469 50.2 46.4-53.9
Female 1,224 425 32.0 28.8-35.3 217 15.2 13.0-17.8 98 6.8 5.3- 8.7 484 46.0 42.5-49.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,378 422 27.0 24.3-29.9 197 12.1 10.2-14.2 118 7.5 6.1- 9.3 641 53.5 50.2-56.7
Non-Hispanic Black 615 238 39.5 34.5-44.7 148 19.9 16.4-23.8 66 9.0 6.7-12.0 163 31.7 27.0-36.7
Other 64 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 483 101 19.3 15.5-23.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 369 78.3 73.8-82.3
35-44 295 110 39.7 32.8-47.1 21 6.6 3.9-10.8 *** *** *** 158 51.9 44.7-58.9
45-54 355 128 35.8 30.0-42.0 66 20.2 15.5-26.0 17 5.0 2.8- 8.7 144 39.0 33.3-45.1
55-64 486 185 36.7 31.7-42.1 114 23.3 19.0-28.2 53 11.3 8.2-15.4 134 28.7 24.0-34.0
65-74 430 158 34.8 29.5-40.4 107 25.8 21.1-31.1 62 16.3 12.4-21.2 103 23.1 18.8-28.1
75+ 232 74 30.9 24.2-38.5 68 28.7 22.2-36.1 55 26.5 20.0-34.2 35 13.9 9.6-19.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 256 73 32.8 25.7-40.7 69 23.0 17.7-29.4 66 19.0 14.3-24.8 48 25.2 18.9-32.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 709 252 34.5 30.4-38.9 159 17.4 14.5-20.8 72 8.7 6.6-11.4 226 39.3 34.9-43.9
Some Post-H.S. 692 233 29.1 25.2-33.2 109 11.8 9.5-14.6 41 3.8 2.6- 5.5 309 55.3 50.8-59.7
College Graduate 633 201 26.5 22.6-30.7 49 5.5 3.7- 8.1 18 2.0 1.1- 3.4 365 66.1 61.5-70.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 71 29.8 23.0-37.5 72 25.1 19.0-32.4 40 12.3 8.6-17.4 57 32.8 25.0-41.8
$15,000- 24,999 374 119 32.9 26.9-39.4 87 19.7 15.5-24.8 44 7.3 5.2-10.3 124 40.1 34.0-46.5
$25,000- 34,999 229 83 29.6 23.0-37.1 48 16.4 11.7-22.5 26 10.8 6.9-16.7 72 43.2 35.0-51.7
$35,000- 49,999 328 114 29.5 23.9-35.7 50 12.0 8.5-16.8 24 7.1 4.3-11.6 140 51.3 44.5-58.1
$50,000- 74,999 268 91 33.7 26.8-41.3 29 8.9 5.7-13.6 18 5.4 3.1- 9.3 130 52.1 44.6-59.4
$75,000+ 435 131 27.2 22.5-32.5 32 7.3 4.8-11.1 *** *** *** 265 63.7 58.0-68.9
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 646 204 32.2 27.6-37.0 178 25.5 21.6-29.8 111 14.9 11.9-18.4 153 27.5 23.2-32.2
No 1,407 513 33.7 30.7-36.8 183 10.4 8.7-12.3 76 4.8 3.7- 6.3 635 51.2 47.9-54.4
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 728 249 33.9 29.6-38.4 196 24.2 20.6-28.1 121 15.0 12.2-18.4 162 26.9 22.9-31.4
No 1,504 489 29.7 26.9-32.6 183 9.7 8.1-11.5 74 4.1 3.1- 5.4 758 56.5 53.4-59.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 432 140 27.7 23.1-32.8 64 12.9 9.7-16.9 40 8.5 5.9-12.0 188 51.0 45.3-56.6
Non-Veteran 1,866 621 31.5 28.8-34.2 323 14.2 12.4-16.1 157 7.0 5.8- 8.4 765 47.4 44.5-50.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 149 39 26.6 19.5-35.2 25 12.3 8.0-18.5 *** *** *** 80 58.7 49.7-67.0
Regional City or Suburban County 400 136 28.1 23.6-33.1 48 11.1 8.2-14.8 26 5.7 3.7- 8.7 190 55.0 49.5-60.4
Rural 1,749 586 31.8 29.0-34.7 314 14.7 12.9-16.8 166 8.1 6.7- 9.7 683 45.4 42.4-48.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,134 370 30.6 27.3-34.1 113 8.0 6.3-10.0 24 1.9 1.2- 3.0 627 59.5 56.0-63.0
Unemployed 95 *** *** *** 20 17.2 10.3-27.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 624 237 36.3 31.9-41.1 147 23.0 19.3-27.1 101 18.4 14.9-22.6 139 22.3 18.5-26.5
Unable to Work 268 70 28.6 22.0-36.2 94 34.2 27.5-41.6 57 18.2 13.3-24.5 47 19.0 13.5-26.1
Other not in Labor Force 167 45 22.0 15.7-29.9 *** *** *** *** *** *** 106 70.9 62.4-78.1
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 73 32.7 25.7-40.6 47 17.1 12.2-23.5 20 6.6 4.1-10.5 81 43.6 35.7-51.8
101% to 150% 362 112 33.2 26.9-40.2 98 22.9 18.1-28.4 49 9.4 6.5-13.2 103 34.6 28.3-41.4
151% to 200% 166 51 24.7 17.8-33.3 30 16.3 10.7-24.0 27 12.8 8.3-19.2 58 46.2 36.7-56.0
More than 200% 1,023 339 29.5 26.2-33.0 118 9.4 7.6-11.7 51 4.9 3.5- 6.8 515 56.2 52.4-59.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 800 280 33.0 28.8-37.5 159 17.3 14.2-21.0 91 9.0 7.0-11.4 270 40.7 36.0-45.5
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,071 348 28.6 25.5-31.8 158 12.4 10.4-14.8 80 7.0 5.3- 9.0 485 52.0 48.4-55.6
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 427 133 32.2 27.1-37.9 70 12.4 9.5-16.0 26 5.5 3.6- 8.4 198 49.9 44.2-55.5

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016
are NOT comparable to 2010 and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

1Disability Status will be replaced by Functional Disability in 2017. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

2Based on the North Carolina Rural Centerís classification. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

3Based on 2016 U.S Census Bureau poverty threshold incomes. Please see the BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for details.

4NC Dept. of Commerce County Tier Classification, based on respondentís county of residence.
Please see the BRFSS 2016 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.

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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