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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 7 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 7 804 258 31.3 27.7-35.1 93 9.8 7.7-12.3 39 4.1 2.9- 5.7 414 54.8 50.8-58.8
GENDER
Male 349 114 32.1 26.8-38.0 34 8.0 5.4-11.7 15 3.1 1.8- 5.5 186 56.8 50.8-62.6
Female 455 144 30.6 25.9-35.6 59 11.4 8.6-15.1 24 5.0 3.3- 7.6 228 53.0 47.7-58.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 484 131 25.5 21.4-30.1 42 7.3 5.2-10.2 25 4.8 3.2- 7.1 286 62.5 57.5-67.2
Non-Hispanic Black 200 80 42.6 34.6-51.0 41 17.3 12.1-24.2 12 4.7 2.4- 8.7 67 35.4 28.0-43.7
Other 114 45 35.3 26.4-45.5 *** *** *** *** *** *** 60 58.7 48.4-68.3
AGE
18-44 311 77 24.5 19.4-30.4 11 3.5 1.7- 7.1 *** *** *** 222 71.8 65.7-77.3
45-64 297 107 38.9 32.9-45.3 39 13.6 9.7-18.7 13 3.6 2.0- 6.4 138 43.9 37.8-50.2
65+ 187 72 35.9 28.8-43.8 43 20.4 14.9-27.3 25 16.7 11.3-24.2 47 26.9 20.4-34.6
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 100 39.8 33.1-47.0 57 18.8 14.0-24.7 25 7.3 4.7-11.1 81 34.1 27.6-41.2
Some College + 538 158 27.0 23.0-31.4 36 5.1 3.5- 7.3 14 2.4 1.4- 4.2 330 65.5 60.9-69.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 316 109 35.5 29.3-42.2 56 15.2 11.3-20.3 25 6.2 4.0- 9.4 126 43.1 36.6-49.8
$50,000+ 346 99 27.3 22.5-32.8 19 5.6 3.4- 9.0 *** *** *** 220 64.7 58.9-70.0

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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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