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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted: Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,428 3,417 47.6 46.1-49.1 3,011 52.4 50.9-53.9
GENDER
Male 2,946 1,555 47.5 45.4-49.7 1,391 52.5 50.3-54.6
Female 3,482 1,862 47.7 45.6-49.7 1,620 52.3 50.3-54.4
RACE/ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic White 4,304 2,182 45.5 43.6-47.3 2,122 54.5 52.7-56.4
Non-Hispanic Black 1,242 810 58.6 55.1-61.9 432 41.4 38.1-44.9
Non-Hispanic Am Indian 110 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic Other 236 101 34.3 27.0-42.5 135 65.7 57.5-73.0
Hispanic 467 230 43.6 38.5-48.9 237 56.4 51.1-61.5
AGE
18-34 1,336 289 21.5 19.0-24.3 1,047 78.5 75.7-81.0
35-44 879 361 39.1 35.3-43.0 518 60.9 57.0-64.7
45-54 1,042 549 53.3 49.7-56.8 493 46.7 43.2-50.3
55-64 1,246 805 63.3 59.9-66.5 441 36.7 33.5-40.1
65-74 1,164 829 72.2 69.0-75.2 335 27.8 24.8-31.0
75+ 689 551 81.0 77.2-84.2 138 19.0 15.8-22.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 706 547 73.8 69.4-77.7 159 26.2 22.3-30.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,762 1,150 58.1 55.2-60.9 612 41.9 39.1-44.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,860 965 42.0 39.4-44.7 895 58.0 55.3-60.6
College Graduate 2,086 750 28.8 26.6-31.0 1,336 71.2 69.0-73.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 629 443 65.1 60.0-69.8 186 34.9 30.2-40.0
$15,000- 24,999 1,043 685 60.5 56.6-64.2 358 39.5 35.8-43.4
$25,000- 34,999 605 367 53.2 48.3-58.1 238 46.8 41.9-51.7
$35,000- 49,999 778 427 49.5 45.2-53.9 351 50.5 46.1-54.8
$50,000-74,999 822 410 44.6 40.6-48.8 412 55.4 51.2-59.4
$75,000+ 1,426 471 30.0 27.3-32.8 955 70.0 67.2-72.7
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,567 1,160 71.2 68.2-74.0 407 28.8 26.0-31.8
No 4,108 2,003 43.7 41.9-45.6 2,105 56.3 54.4-58.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,822 1,345 70.2 67.4-72.9 477 29.8 27.1-32.6
No 4,441 1,986 39.9 38.2-41.6 2,455 60.1 58.4-61.8
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 931 551 54.4 50.5-58.3 380 45.6 41.7-49.5
Non-Veteran 5,496 2,866 46.7 45.1-48.3 2,630 53.3 51.7-54.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,746 730 37.8 35.3-40.4 1,016 62.2 59.6-64.7
Regional City or Suburban County 1,450 749 49.0 45.9-52.0 701 51.0 48.0-54.1
Rural 3,234 1,939 54.9 52.7-57.1 1,295 45.1 42.9-47.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 3,317 1,377 38.4 36.4-40.4 1,940 61.6 59.6-63.6
Unemployed 262 141 45.1 37.7-52.7 121 54.9 47.3-62.3
Retired 1,725 1,256 73.1 70.5-75.6 469 26.9 24.4-29.5
Unable to Work 586 462 75.8 70.8-80.1 124 24.2 19.9-29.2
Other not in Labor Force 512 170 29.0 24.6-33.8 342 71.0 66.2-75.4
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 213 142 58.6 50.1-66.7 71 41.4 33.3-49.9
50% to 100% 576 361 59.3 54.2-64.3 215 40.7 35.7-45.8
101% to 150% 954 657 62.5 58.5-66.3 297 37.5 33.7-41.5
151% to 200% 424 251 52.0 46.0-57.9 173 48.0 42.1-54.0
More than 200% 3,045 1,355 39.2 37.2-41.3 1,690 60.8 58.7-62.8
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 1,297 835 58.5 54.7-62.2 462 41.5 37.8-45.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 2,336 1,328 52.6 50.1-55.1 1,008 47.4 44.9-49.9
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,797 1,255 41.4 39.3-43.5 1,542 58.6 56.5-60.7

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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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