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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Piedmont North Carolina**

Oral Health

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
-Piedmont NC 2,911 885 28.8 27.0-30.7 343 10.9 9.7-12.2 158 5.0 4.1- 6.0 1,525 55.3 53.3-57.4
GENDER
Male 1,333 421 29.6 26.9-32.4 151 10.6 8.9-12.6 72 5.6 4.3- 7.3 689 54.2 51.2-57.3
Female 1,578 464 28.1 25.6-30.7 192 11.2 9.5-13.1 86 4.4 3.4- 5.6 836 56.3 53.5-59.1
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,871 515 26.0 23.8-28.3 231 12.0 10.4-13.8 104 5.2 4.2- 6.5 1,021 56.8 54.2-59.3
Non-Hispanic Black 583 201 33.8 29.6-38.2 86 12.4 9.8-15.7 43 6.4 4.5- 9.1 253 47.4 42.8-52.0
Other 29 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 670 124 18.3 15.2-21.8 *** *** *** *** *** *** 530 78.9 75.1-82.2
35-44 435 137 29.0 24.6-33.9 18 4.2 2.4- 7.2 *** *** *** 275 65.5 60.4-70.2
45-54 519 178 34.5 30.1-39.3 58 13.3 10.2-17.2 21 3.7 2.3- 5.8 262 48.4 43.7-53.2
55-64 501 179 36.1 31.5-41.0 82 16.6 13.1-20.6 26 5.5 3.6- 8.5 214 41.8 37.1-46.7
65-74 466 169 35.3 30.6-40.3 94 23.1 18.8-28.1 43 10.1 7.3-13.9 160 31.4 27.0-36.3
75+ 282 87 29.5 23.7-36.0 75 25.3 19.9-31.6 60 25.3 19.4-32.3 60 19.9 15.1-25.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 289 98 31.9 26.2-38.3 63 22.6 17.6-28.6 49 15.6 11.4-20.9 79 29.9 24.0-36.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 712 254 35.4 31.6-39.5 128 16.0 13.3-19.2 60 5.9 4.4- 7.8 270 42.7 38.6-46.8
Some Post-H.S. 812 262 28.8 25.5-32.4 105 9.6 7.7-11.9 27 2.7 1.8- 4.1 418 58.9 55.0-62.6
College Graduate 1,090 271 22.0 19.5-24.8 46 2.8 2.0- 3.8 20 1.6 1.0- 2.5 753 73.6 70.8-76.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 240 72 33.0 26.3-40.4 55 21.4 16.1-27.9 30 9.9 6.3-15.2 83 35.7 28.9-43.0
$15,000- 24,999 448 147 31.3 26.6-36.5 89 18.2 14.6-22.5 47 9.3 6.7-12.7 165 41.2 35.9-46.7
$25,000- 34,999 265 96 33.8 27.7-40.4 34 11.3 7.7-16.2 *** *** *** 123 50.2 43.3-57.1
$35,000- 49,999 306 107 35.0 29.0-41.5 37 12.2 8.4-17.5 *** *** *** 153 49.9 43.4-56.4
$50,000- 74,999 383 137 31.3 26.4-36.5 35 9.1 6.3-13.0 13 3.1 1.7- 5.4 198 56.5 51.0-62.0
$75,000+ 785 190 22.9 19.8-26.3 30 3.7 2.4- 5.5 *** *** *** 555 72.1 68.5-75.4
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 572 183 32.9 28.5-37.7 154 26.2 22.1-30.7 68 11.3 8.6-14.6 167 29.6 25.3-34.2
No 1,903 597 29.0 26.8-31.4 160 7.9 6.6- 9.4 76 3.9 3.0- 5.1 1,070 59.1 56.6-61.6
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 698 238 33.4 29.5-37.6 165 24.2 20.6-28.2 80 10.4 8.1-13.3 215 32.0 28.0-36.2
No 2,131 625 27.5 25.5-29.7 162 6.7 5.6- 7.9 71 3.3 2.5- 4.4 1,273 62.4 60.1-64.7
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 338 112 33.0 27.5-39.0 61 16.5 12.5-21.4 25 6.9 4.5-10.4 140 43.6 37.7-49.7
Non-Veteran 2,571 773 28.3 26.4-30.3 282 10.3 9.0-11.7 132 4.7 3.9- 5.8 1,384 56.7 54.5-58.9
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Urban 1,597 460 27.1 24.7-29.6 133 6.5 5.4- 7.9 68 3.9 3.0- 5.2 936 62.4 59.7-65.1
Regional City or Suburban County 744 238 30.5 26.9-34.4 111 15.2 12.4-18.5 44 5.7 4.0- 7.9 351 48.6 44.6-52.7
Rural 570 187 31.3 27.0-35.9 99 17.3 14.0-21.2 46 7.0 5.0- 9.6 238 44.4 39.7-49.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 1,614 486 29.0 26.6-31.5 104 6.4 5.1- 7.9 25 1.6 1.0- 2.5 999 63.0 60.3-65.6
Unemployed 129 40 26.0 18.8-34.7 *** *** *** *** *** *** 75 61.8 52.2-70.6
Retired 695 239 33.6 29.6-37.7 144 20.8 17.5-24.5 101 16.4 13.3-20.1 211 29.2 25.6-33.2
Unable to Work 194 57 30.8 23.5-39.2 69 33.3 26.0-41.5 23 9.3 5.9-14.4 45 26.6 19.7-34.9
Other not in Labor Force 268 62 21.2 16.2-27.3 14 5.4 3.1- 9.1 *** *** *** 187 71.2 64.7-77.0
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 101 33 31.5 22.1-42.7 19 17.4 10.5-27.4 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 221 86 39.3 32.1-47.0 32 13.6 9.4-19.3 17 6.6 3.7-11.4 86 40.5 33.1-48.3
101% to 150% 383 115 29.4 24.6-34.8 85 19.9 15.9-24.7 46 9.7 6.9-13.4 137 40.9 35.3-46.7
151% to 200% 174 57 29.2 22.1-37.5 22 12.4 7.9-18.9 *** *** *** 82 50.4 41.8-59.0
More than 200% 1,490 441 27.5 25.0-30.1 118 7.4 6.0- 9.0 34 2.2 1.5- 3.1 897 63.0 60.2-65.7
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 103 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 787 259 31.9 28.3-35.7 130 15.8 13.1-18.8 58 6.9 5.1- 9.1 340 45.5 41.5-49.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 2,021 589 27.4 25.2-29.6 190 8.3 7.1- 9.8 85 4.0 3.1- 5.2 1,157 60.3 57.8-62.7

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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.

Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Washington, Wayne, and Wilson counties.
Piedmont North Carolina: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, and Yadkin counties.
**Western North Carolina: Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, McDowell, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey counties.

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