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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 65+ who have had all their natural teeth extracted (calculated variable)

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  Total
Respond.^
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 1,852 1,548 81.9 79.5-84.0 304 18.1 16.0-20.5
-Western 443 359 78.7 73.3-83.2 84 21.3 16.8-26.7
GENDER
Male 174 135 74.7 65.6-82.1 39 25.3 17.9-34.4
Female 269 224 81.6 74.7-86.9 45 18.4 13.1-25.3
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 416 340 79.5 73.9-84.1 76 20.5 15.9-26.1
Non-Hispanic Black 15 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 2 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
65-74 268 220 80.7 73.7-86.1 48 19.3 13.9-26.3
75+ 175 139 76.0 67.0-83.1 36 24.0 16.9-33.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 134 100 74.0 63.9-82.1 34 26.0 17.9-36.1
Some Post-H.S. 123 102 80.8 70.2-88.3 21 19.2 11.7-29.8
College Graduate 136 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 88 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$75,000+ 50 *** *** *** *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 164 123 75.4 66.3-82.7 41 24.6 17.3-33.7
No 257 218 80.8 73.5-86.5 39 19.2 13.5-26.5
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 185 134 70.3 61.2-78.0 51 29.7 22.0-38.8
No 249 217 84.8 77.9-89.8 32 15.2 10.2-22.1
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 100 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 343 281 80.6 74.7-85.5 62 19.4 14.5-25.3
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 104 87 81.6 71.2-88.9 17 18.4 11.1-28.8
Rural 339 272 77.5 71.0-82.9 67 22.5 17.1-29.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 65 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Unemployed 3 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 339 276 80.3 74.3-85.1 63 19.7 14.9-25.7
Unable to Work 23 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 13 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 5 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 24 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 89 *** *** *** *** *** ***
151% to 200% 34 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 183 162 88.4 80.4-93.4 21 11.6 6.6-19.6
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 142 107 69.2 58.3-78.3 35 30.8 21.7-41.7
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 184 154 84.2 76.0-90.0 30 15.8 10.0-24.0
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 117 98 81.0 70.9-88.1 19 19.0 11.9-29.1

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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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