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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Females

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
-FEMALES 3,482 1,078 29.2 27.3-31.1 533 13.0 11.7-14.3 251 5.6 4.8- 6.5 1,620 52.3 50.3-54.4
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 2,339 654 25.7 23.5-27.9 341 12.9 11.4-14.7 170 5.7 4.7- 6.8 1,174 55.7 53.2-58.2
Non-Hispanic Black 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
Other 58 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 659 134 19.9 16.4-23.8 13 1.9 0.9- 4.2 *** *** *** 511 78.1 74.0-81.7
35-44 474 157 31.6 26.9-36.7 35 6.6 4.5- 9.5 *** *** *** 277 61.1 55.9-66.1
45-54 553 181 32.4 28.0-37.1 72 14.3 11.1-18.3 22 3.6 2.2- 5.9 278 49.7 44.8-54.5
55-64 676 249 36.8 32.4-41.5 126 19.0 15.5-23.2 54 6.9 4.9- 9.6 247 37.3 32.9-41.9
65-74 645 221 33.2 29.0-37.7 153 25.5 21.5-30.0 75 12.3 9.3-16.0 196 29.1 25.1-33.4
75+ 435 120 27.2 22.3-32.8 129 27.8 23.0-33.1 93 23.2 18.5-28.6 93 21.9 17.5-27.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 342 101 32.1 26.1-38.7 97 26.3 21.1-32.1 67 14.8 11.1-19.4 77 26.9 21.2-33.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 924 316 34.7 31.1-38.6 213 18.4 15.8-21.4 99 7.9 6.2-10.0 296 38.9 35.0-42.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,045 354 30.1 26.9-33.6 158 11.5 9.4-13.9 56 3.3 2.4- 4.5 477 55.1 51.4-58.8
College Graduate 1,162 306 21.6 19.0-24.4 64 3.2 2.3- 4.4 29 1.6 1.0- 2.6 763 73.7 70.7-76.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 377 102 29.6 24.1-35.7 121 27.4 22.4-33.2 60 12.6 9.4-16.7 94 30.4 24.6-36.8
$15,000- 24,999 604 207 35.2 30.4-40.4 132 19.3 15.8-23.3 64 7.5 5.6-10.1 201 38.0 33.1-43.2
$25,000- 34,999 314 118 36.7 30.4-43.6 54 12.9 9.2-17.9 19 4.2 2.5- 6.9 123 46.1 39.3-53.1
$35,000- 49,999 427 154 34.2 28.9-40.0 61 11.3 8.2-15.3 22 3.2 1.8- 5.6 190 51.3 45.3-57.2
$50,000- 74,999 415 148 33.6 28.4-39.2 39 8.4 5.8-12.0 12 2.2 1.1- 4.3 216 55.7 50.0-61.4
$75,000+ 670 147 18.8 15.6-22.4 23 3.6 2.2- 5.9 *** *** *** 492 76.8 72.9-80.3
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 892 269 30.1 26.3-34.1 258 27.7 24.1-31.5 138 13.6 11.1-16.6 227 28.6 24.9-32.7
No 2,235 726 30.5 28.2-32.9 250 9.5 8.1-11.0 102 3.5 2.7- 4.4 1,157 56.5 54.0-59.1
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,049 336 31.6 28.1-35.2 279 24.7 21.6-28.1 151 12.2 10.0-14.7 283 31.5 27.9-35.4
No 2,350 715 28.3 26.1-30.6 241 8.3 7.1- 9.7 95 3.1 2.4- 4.0 1,299 60.3 57.9-62.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 85 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 3,396 1,050 29.2 27.3-31.1 525 13.2 11.9-14.6 249 5.7 4.8- 6.6 1,572 52.0 49.9-54.1
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 929 245 24.7 21.8-27.9 93 7.7 6.1- 9.7 38 3.2 2.3- 4.6 553 64.3 60.8-67.7
Regional City or Suburban County 791 260 32.0 28.0-36.1 116 14.5 11.7-17.9 47 5.2 3.6- 7.4 368 48.4 44.1-52.6
Rural 1,762 573 31.2 28.4-34.0 324 16.4 14.3-18.6 166 7.7 6.4- 9.3 699 44.8 41.7-47.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,576 482 28.9 26.3-31.6 125 7.1 5.7- 8.9 30 1.4 0.9- 2.2 939 62.6 59.7-65.4
Unemployed 130 *** *** *** 19 11.7 6.7-19.7 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 998 333 33.0 29.5-36.7 228 22.1 19.1-25.4 144 15.2 12.5-18.3 293 29.6 26.3-33.2
Unable to Work 355 101 30.9 24.8-37.8 125 32.6 26.7-39.0 62 14.7 10.9-19.6 67 21.8 16.4-28.3
Other not in Labor Force 406 108 22.6 18.2-27.6 35 7.6 5.2-11.0 *** *** *** 253 68.1 62.6-73.2
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 146 48 34.7 26.0-44.6 38 21.2 14.5-29.9 15 5.9 3.2-10.6 45 38.1 28.7-48.5
50% to 100% 315 112 38.8 32.0-46.0 64 16.3 12.2-21.4 30 7.5 4.9-11.3 109 37.4 30.7-44.7
101% to 150% 540 168 31.9 27.2-37.1 143 23.0 19.0-27.6 68 9.3 7.0-12.3 161 35.7 30.7-41.0
151% to 200% 223 69 28.6 21.8-36.6 37 13.3 9.0-19.1 26 8.2 5.2-12.7 91 49.9 41.4-58.3
More than 200% 1,542 468 26.9 24.4-29.6 144 7.6 6.2- 9.2 45 1.8 1.3- 2.7 885 63.7 60.8-66.5
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 723 252 31.6 27.2-36.4 139 17.9 14.4-21.9 82 9.7 7.4-12.7 250 40.8 35.8-46.0
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,261 411 32.1 29.0-35.5 215 15.1 12.9-17.7 97 6.5 5.0- 8.3 538 46.3 42.8-49.7
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,498 415 26.6 24.0-29.3 179 10.2 8.6-12.1 72 3.8 3.0- 5.0 832 59.4 56.4-62.2

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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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