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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted (calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,852 1,548 81.9 79.5-84.0 304 18.1 16.0-20.5
GENDER
Male 772 636 80.3 76.4-83.6 136 19.7 16.4-23.6
Female 1,080 912 83.1 80.0-85.8 168 16.9 14.2-20.0
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 1,483 1,258 83.2 80.6-85.5 225 16.8 14.5-19.4
Non-Hispanic Black 290 222 75.3 68.2-81.2 68 24.7 18.8-31.8
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 20 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 27 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Hispanic 19 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
65-74 1,164 1,011 86.6 84.0-88.9 153 13.4 11.1-16.0
75+ 689 538 74.6 70.1-78.6 151 25.4 21.4-29.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 233 139 63.0 55.3-70.2 94 37.0 29.8-44.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 552 437 78.7 74.3-82.6 115 21.3 17.4-25.7
Some Post-H.S. 517 450 87.4 83.5-90.4 67 12.6 9.6-16.5
College Graduate 548 520 95.5 93.0-97.1 28 4.5 2.9- 7.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 156 *** *** *** 55 38.5 29.0-49.1
$15,000- 24,999 317 232 73.0 66.6-78.5 85 27.0 21.5-33.4
$25,000- 34,999 185 151 82.2 74.8-87.8 34 17.8 12.2-25.2
$35,000- 49,999 260 229 86.9 80.3-91.5 31 13.1 8.5-19.7
$50,000-74,999 211 191 89.2 82.6-93.5 20 10.8 6.5-17.4
$75,000+ 288 276 94.2 89.4-97.0 12 5.8 3.0-10.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 653 503 75.9 71.5-79.9 150 24.1 20.1-28.5
No 1,088 951 85.2 82.2-87.8 137 14.8 12.2-17.8
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 738 561 74.8 70.6-78.6 177 25.2 21.4-29.4
No 1,082 958 86.2 83.2-88.7 124 13.8 11.3-16.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 421 353 82.1 77.2-86.2 68 17.9 13.8-22.8
Non-Veteran 1,432 1,196 81.8 79.0-84.3 236 18.2 15.7-21.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 375 336 88.2 83.4-91.8 39 11.8 8.2-16.6
Regional City or Suburban County 408 343 81.0 75.5-85.6 65 19.0 14.4-24.5
Rural 1,070 870 78.9 75.6-81.9 200 21.1 18.1-24.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 254 233 91.5 86.2-94.9 21 8.5 5.1-13.8
Unemployed 9 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,438 1,193 80.7 77.9-83.2 245 19.3 16.8-22.1
Unable to Work 101 73 76.7 66.4-84.6 28 23.3 15.4-33.6
Other not in Labor Force 49 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 86 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 308 221 72.7 66.2-78.3 87 27.3 21.7-33.8
151% to 200% 146 106 70.7 61.1-78.8 40 29.3 21.2-38.9
More than 200% 845 773 90.6 87.6-92.8 72 9.4 7.2-12.4
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 432 332 74.1 68.4-79.1 100 25.9 20.9-31.6
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 717 597 80.6 76.5-84.2 120 19.4 15.8-23.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 704 620 85.8 82.2-88.8 84 14.2 11.2-17.8

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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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