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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Oral Health-Non-Hispanic White

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 White 4,303 1,234 26.4 24.8-28.0 607 12.5 11.4-13.8 340 6.5 5.7- 7.4 2,122 54.5 52.7-56.4
GENDER
Male 1,964 580 27.1 24.9-29.6 266 12.1 10.5-13.9 170 7.4 6.2- 8.9 948 53.3 50.6-55.9
Female 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
AGE
18-34 750 106 15.1 12.1-18.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 624 81.9 78.2-85.2
35-44 487 121 23.9 19.7-28.6 25 4.4 2.7- 7.0 *** *** *** 329 69.6 64.7-74.2
45-54 665 176 27.3 23.4-31.5 80 13.6 10.7-17.1 31 4.1 2.7- 6.3 378 55.0 50.5-59.4
55-64 880 311 34.4 30.7-38.4 142 16.7 13.8-20.2 67 7.3 5.3- 9.9 360 41.5 37.6-45.5
65-74 916 330 34.4 30.8-38.1 184 22.5 19.2-26.2 114 13.2 10.6-16.2 288 30.0 26.5-33.6
75+ 567 179 31.2 26.8-35.9 155 26.2 22.1-30.9 111 22.3 18.2-26.9 122 20.3 16.7-24.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 312 69 28.1 22.0-35.1 109 32.6 26.7-39.1 87 21.1 16.5-26.7 47 18.2 13.3-24.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,090 374 32.5 29.2-35.9 217 17.0 14.6-19.7 130 9.0 7.4-11.0 369 41.5 37.9-45.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,300 385 25.6 23.0-28.5 191 10.7 9.0-12.7 77 3.9 3.0- 5.2 647 59.7 56.5-62.8
College Graduate 1,593 406 21.6 19.4-24.0 89 3.5 2.7- 4.5 45 1.9 1.3- 2.7 1,053 73.0 70.5-75.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 313 68 24.8 18.7-32.2 86 24.2 18.9-30.5 64 16.0 11.8-21.5 95 34.9 28.2-42.2
$15,000- 24,999 556 153 27.1 22.4-32.4 128 21.0 17.2-25.4 94 12.9 10.0-16.4 181 39.0 33.9-44.3
$25,000- 34,999 368 111 26.4 21.4-32.1 73 18.6 14.3-23.8 37 8.8 5.9-13.1 147 46.2 40.0-52.5
$35,000- 49,999 550 171 28.2 23.8-33.0 84 13.4 10.3-17.3 34 5.2 3.4- 7.9 261 53.2 48.0-58.4
$50,000- 74,999 619 218 32.3 28.1-36.9 62 8.9 6.5-12.0 27 3.7 2.4- 5.7 312 55.1 50.3-59.7
$75,000+ 1,176 294 22.6 19.9-25.5 63 4.7 3.5- 6.3 24 1.9 1.2- 3.0 795 70.9 67.7-73.8
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 1,101 339 31.3 27.9-34.9 269 23.9 20.8-27.2 188 14.1 11.8-16.7 305 30.8 27.4-34.5
No 2,695 791 26.4 24.4-28.5 295 9.6 8.4-11.0 133 4.6 3.7- 5.7 1,476 59.4 57.1-61.7
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 1,215 389 32.1 28.9-35.6 299 23.9 21.0-27.0 204 14.2 12.0-16.7 323 29.8 26.6-33.2
No 3,009 823 24.6 22.8-26.5 294 8.5 7.4- 9.8 133 4.0 3.2- 4.9 1,759 62.9 60.8-65.0
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 677 214 29.8 25.8-34.0 115 15.2 12.3-18.6 73 9.8 7.5-12.6 275 45.3 40.8-49.8
Non-Veteran 3,625 1,021 25.9 24.2-27.7 492 12.1 10.9-13.5 267 6.0 5.2- 7.0 1,845 56.0 54.0-58.0
RURAL-URBAN CATEGORY2
Urban 983 241 22.9 20.1-25.9 74 6.3 4.9- 8.1 33 3.0 2.0- 4.4 635 67.8 64.5-71.0
Regional City or Suburban County 1,026 301 27.7 24.5-31.2 150 15.1 12.5-18.0 68 6.3 4.7- 8.3 507 51.0 47.3-54.6
Rural 2,295 693 27.9 25.6-30.3 383 15.0 13.3-16.9 239 9.0 7.7-10.5 980 48.1 45.5-50.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 2,149 571 24.4 22.3-26.6 164 6.8 5.6- 8.2 58 2.5 1.8- 3.4 1,356 66.4 64.0-68.7
Unemployed 125 *** *** *** 21 13.0 7.6-21.3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 1,369 483 34.4 31.5-37.5 293 21.9 19.3-24.7 195 15.4 13.1-18.0 398 28.3 25.5-31.3
Unable to Work 333 82 26.6 20.6-33.6 99 30.4 24.4-37.1 69 15.4 11.4-20.5 83 27.6 21.7-34.4
Other not in Labor Force 313 65 18.8 14.2-24.3 28 8.4 5.5-12.7 *** *** *** 213 71.1 64.9-76.6
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 81 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 244 63 30.4 22.9-39.2 60 21.3 15.8-28.0 34 10.8 7.1-16.2 87 37.5 30.0-45.6
101% to 150% 561 147 24.8 20.7-29.5 136 22.3 18.4-26.8 100 13.8 10.8-17.5 178 39.1 34.0-44.3
151% to 200% 280 72 21.5 16.4-27.6 50 17.6 12.9-23.6 42 12.9 9.0-18.2 116 48.0 40.8-55.3
More than 200% 2,371 701 26.7 24.7-28.9 230 8.1 6.9- 9.5 91 3.2 2.5- 4.1 1,349 62.0 59.6-64.3
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 799 257 27.4 23.5-31.6 128 15.5 12.5-19.1 98 10.8 8.5-13.7 316 46.3 41.5-51.1
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 1,695 494 27.6 25.0-30.3 288 15.9 13.9-18.1 160 8.1 6.7- 9.8 753 48.4 45.5-51.4
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 1,810 484 25.3 23.0-27.7 191 9.3 7.8-10.9 82 4.2 3.3- 5.4 1,053 61.2 58.6-63.8

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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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