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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Non-Hispanic Black

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
-Non-Hispanic Black 1,242 452 35.8 32.6-39.2 243 15.4 13.2-17.8 115 7.4 5.9- 9.3 432 41.4 38.1-44.9
GENDER
Male 512 176 33.8 29.0-38.9 92 14.2 11.0-18.1 47 7.8 5.4-11.2 197 44.3 39.1-49.6
Female 730 276 37.5 33.3-41.9 151 16.4 13.6-19.6 68 7.0 5.3- 9.3 235 39.1 34.8-43.5
AGE
18-34 277 80 27.0 21.5-33.2 *** *** *** *** *** *** 188 69.4 62.9-75.3
35-44 184 83 42.5 34.1-51.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 86 49.7 41.0-58.4
45-54 214 97 44.9 37.4-52.7 48 23.1 17.1-30.5 *** *** *** 59 26.8 20.7-34.0
55-64 266 108 39.9 32.7-47.6 73 26.4 20.3-33.5 34 11.0 7.5-15.9 51 22.7 16.9-29.7
65-74 188 58 33.2 25.2-42.2 66 34.0 26.4-42.5 31 14.7 9.8-21.5 33 18.1 12.7-25.3
75+ 102 *** *** *** 34 26.5 18.0-37.2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 159 45 32.7 23.8-43.0 46 24.4 17.4-33.0 43 21.8 15.0-30.6 25 21.1 14.0-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 437 164 39.2 33.8-44.9 113 21.0 16.8-25.8 43 6.6 4.7- 9.3 117 33.2 27.9-39.0
Some Post-H.S. 344 135 36.9 31.2-43.1 53 9.9 7.3-13.3 21 4.0 2.4- 6.7 135 49.1 42.9-55.4
College Graduate 301 107 30.7 25.0-37.0 31 6.7 4.2-10.7 *** *** *** 155 60.7 54.1-66.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 60 34.0 26.1-42.9 60 25.0 18.1-33.5 29 12.9 7.9-20.2 35 28.1 20.1-37.9
$15,000- 24,999 262 83 35.2 28.0-43.0 73 23.8 18.4-30.2 28 7.8 5.1-11.7 78 33.3 26.6-40.7
$25,000- 34,999 141 64 42.6 33.0-52.8 25 10.7 6.7-16.6 *** *** *** 44 41.0 31.1-51.7
$35,000- 49,999 147 63 44.3 35.0-54.1 20 11.8 6.6-20.4 *** *** *** 53 39.2 30.2-49.1
$50,000- 74,999 125 47 32.9 24.0-43.3 14 12.2 6.7-21.2 *** *** *** 57 50.5 40.1-60.8
$75,000+ 140 47 28.5 20.9-37.4 *** *** *** *** *** *** 83 63.2 53.7-71.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 317 99 33.9 27.2-41.3 113 32.3 26.1-39.1 47 12.5 8.7-17.8 58 21.4 15.9-28.1
No 823 323 37.0 33.2-41.1 115 10.7 8.6-13.4 62 6.2 4.5- 8.5 323 46.0 41.9-50.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 384 131 34.2 28.4-40.6 123 30.1 24.6-36.2 55 13.0 9.3-17.8 75 22.7 17.7-28.5
No 814 306 36.9 33.0-40.9 110 9.3 7.5-11.6 56 5.3 3.8- 7.4 342 48.5 44.4-52.6
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 153 61 37.6 28.9-47.2 27 16.3 10.3-24.9 *** *** *** 51 38.8 29.7-48.6
Non-Veteran 1,089 391 35.6 32.1-39.2 216 15.2 13.0-17.8 101 7.4 5.8- 9.5 381 41.8 38.2-45.5
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 441 147 32.7 28.0-37.7 64 10.4 7.9-13.7 34 7.4 5.0-11.0 196 49.5 44.2-54.8
Regional City or Suburban County 234 86 33.5 26.8-40.9 37 15.4 10.6-21.9 17 4.8 2.8- 8.2 94 46.2 38.7-53.9
Rural 567 219 40.8 35.4-46.4 142 21.2 17.3-25.7 64 8.6 6.3-11.7 142 29.4 24.5-34.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 620 261 40.5 36.0-45.1 72 10.1 7.7-13.2 *** *** *** 278 48.3 43.6-52.9
Unemployed 79 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 281 85 31.9 25.1-39.6 78 22.2 17.2-28.1 67 26.0 20.0-33.2 51 19.9 14.7-26.2
Unable to Work 185 51 30.9 22.7-40.5 76 37.5 29.1-46.8 30 12.7 8.2-19.2 28 18.9 12.3-27.9
Other not in Labor Force 76 18 19.4 11.5-30.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 157 56 38.1 29.6-47.4 37 17.7 12.4-24.6 14 6.5 3.6-11.5 50 37.8 29.2-47.2
101% to 150% 244 81 38.3 30.8-46.3 79 24.9 19.3-31.5 31 10.1 6.6-15.0 53 26.7 20.1-34.6
151% to 200% 87 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 423 159 33.6 28.5-39.1 51 11.6 8.2-16.0 22 3.5 2.1- 5.8 191 51.3 45.6-57.0
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 328 128 40.7 33.4-48.4 82 23.5 17.8-30.3 44 9.8 6.8-13.9 74 26.0 19.6-33.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 374 146 37.7 31.9-43.8 78 16.9 13.1-21.6 26 6.1 3.8- 9.7 124 39.3 33.4-45.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 540 178 33.2 28.8-37.9 83 11.9 9.3-15.1 45 7.2 5.1-10.2 234 47.7 42.9-52.5

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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.

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