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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 4 Demographics

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
Region 4 1,079 332 29.8 26.8-32.9 126 11.2 9.2-13.5 56 5.2 3.8- 7.0 565 53.9 50.6-57.2
GENDER
Male 521 169 31.0 26.8-35.6 58 10.6 7.9-14.0 27 5.6 3.6- 8.6 267 52.8 48.0-57.6
Female 558 163 28.6 24.6-33.0 68 11.7 8.9-15.2 29 4.8 3.1- 7.2 298 54.9 50.2-59.5
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 685 203 28.8 25.2-32.8 93 13.1 10.5-16.4 37 5.3 3.7- 7.7 352 52.7 48.5-56.8
Non-Hispanic Black 203 67 32.1 25.5-39.4 24 11.0 7.1-16.6 15 6.8 3.7-12.2 97 50.2 42.6-57.7
Other 175 58 30.6 23.6-38.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 105 63.6 55.4-71.2
AGE
18-44 441 113 24.4 20.3-29.0 *** *** *** *** *** *** 315 71.1 66.1-75.7
45-64 363 125 35.5 30.3-41.1 50 14.3 10.7-18.9 15 4.2 2.5- 7.2 173 45.9 40.4-51.5
65+ 261 92 33.4 27.4-40.0 64 26.3 20.5-33.1 37 16.6 11.6-23.2 68 23.7 18.6-29.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 385 142 36.0 30.9-41.5 72 18.3 14.4-23.1 39 9.9 6.9-14.0 132 35.8 30.6-41.3
Some College + 688 190 26.0 22.6-29.7 54 6.6 4.7- 9.0 15 1.7 1.0- 2.8 429 65.8 61.8-69.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 444 152 34.5 29.6-39.7 77 16.2 12.8-20.4 33 6.6 4.5- 9.7 182 42.7 37.6-47.9
$50,000+ 444 123 26.9 22.7-31.6 26 5.9 3.8- 9.0 *** *** *** 288 65.6 60.6-70.2

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See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

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.

^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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