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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 6 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 6 553 180 29.2 25.0-33.7 89 15.2 12.2-18.9 42 6.4 4.6- 8.9 242 49.2 44.5-54.0
GENDER
Male 250 67 25.1 19.3-31.9 41 16.0 11.6-21.8 23 8.0 5.1-12.4 119 50.9 43.7-58.0
Female 303 113 33.1 27.4-39.4 48 14.5 10.6-19.4 19 4.8 2.9- 7.9 123 47.6 41.1-54.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 311 95 27.4 22.0-33.5 50 16.2 12.0-21.5 22 6.0 3.8- 9.5 144 50.4 44.0-56.7
Non-Hispanic Black 157 52 27.4 20.5-35.6 32 17.4 12.0-24.7 15 8.8 5.0-15.1 58 46.3 37.3-55.6
Other 78 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 215 51 23.4 17.5-30.6 *** *** *** *** *** *** 153 72.4 65.1-78.6
45-64 179 74 39.1 31.4-47.3 36 25.5 18.5-34.0 12 5.5 3.0- 9.9 57 29.9 23.1-37.8
65+ 154 53 28.3 21.3-36.6 43 30.5 22.7-39.5 28 22.9 15.6-32.2 30 18.3 12.7-25.7
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 231 66 26.9 20.8-34.1 53 19.8 14.7-26.0 35 11.0 7.6-15.8 77 42.3 35.0-49.9
Some College + 320 113 31.1 25.7-37.0 35 10.9 7.6-15.4 *** *** *** 165 55.9 49.6-61.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 288 99 30.5 24.6-37.1 52 17.2 12.7-22.9 28 7.8 5.2-11.7 109 44.4 37.7-51.4
$50,000+ 159 48 29.0 21.7-37.5 17 10.6 6.4-16.8 *** *** *** 91 57.6 48.9-65.9

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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.

^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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