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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 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 8 580 173 27.2 23.4-31.5 103 14.7 12.0-18.0 53 8.2 6.1-11.0 251 49.8 45.2-54.4
GENDER
Male 272 85 27.1 21.7-33.4 43 13.4 9.7-18.2 28 9.6 6.3-14.2 116 49.9 43.2-56.6
Female 308 88 27.3 22.1-33.2 60 16.1 12.2-20.9 25 6.9 4.4-10.5 135 49.7 43.5-56.0
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 362 108 26.0 21.4-31.1 55 13.4 10.1-17.6 31 8.1 5.5-11.7 168 52.5 46.8-58.1
Non-Hispanic Black 115 38 33.4 24.2-44.2 34 23.9 16.7-33.0 16 12.2 6.8-20.9 *** *** ***
Other 97 *** *** *** 14 11.0 5.9-19.8 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-44 190 45 22.3 16.6-29.3 *** *** *** *** *** *** 137 73.2 65.9-79.5
45-64 210 69 30.7 24.4-37.8 53 24.9 18.9-32.0 18 9.9 6.0-16.0 70 34.5 27.7-41.9
65+ 177 58 32.5 25.3-40.7 46 26.9 20.2-34.8 31 19.7 13.6-27.5 42 20.9 15.3-27.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 263 80 30.3 24.4-37.0 68 20.8 16.0-26.4 39 13.4 9.5-18.6 76 35.5 29.0-42.6
Some College + 316 93 24.3 19.6-29.6 35 9.1 6.4-12.7 14 3.3 1.9- 5.6 174 63.4 57.5-68.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 297 84 24.9 19.9-30.7 66 17.8 13.7-22.9 38 10.8 7.6-15.2 109 46.5 40.0-53.1
$50,000+ 164 54 29.3 22.4-37.4 12 8.0 4.3-14.2 *** *** *** 92 59.5 51.0-67.4

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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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