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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Western North Carolina**

Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted: Indicator for Healthy North Carolina 2020

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,428 3,417 47.6 46.1-49.1 3,011 52.4 50.9-53.9
-Western 1,220 687 51.6 47.8-55.4 533 48.4 44.6-52.2
GENDER
Male 540 307 50.3 44.7-55.9 233 49.7 44.1-55.3
Female 680 380 52.9 47.8-57.9 300 47.1 42.1-52.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 1,055 595 51.4 47.3-55.4 460 48.6 44.6-52.7
Non-Hispanic Black 44 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 17 *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
18-34 183 35 23.1 15.2-33.5 148 76.9 66.5-84.8
35-44 149 64 42.3 32.6-52.6 85 57.7 47.4-67.4
45-54 168 81 45.8 36.9-55.0 87 54.2 45.0-63.1
55-64 259 166 68.4 60.9-75.0 93 31.6 25.0-39.1
65-74 268 196 76.6 70.0-82.1 72 23.4 17.9-30.0
75+ 175 132 75.4 66.6-82.4 43 24.6 17.6-33.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 161 129 82.9 74.7-88.9 32 17.1 11.1-25.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 341 225 55.2 47.9-62.3 116 44.8 37.7-52.1
Some Post-H.S. 356 188 40.0 34.0-46.3 168 60.0 53.7-66.0
College Graduate 363 145 33.8 28.3-39.9 218 66.2 60.1-71.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 149 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 221 152 67.3 57.9-75.4 69 32.7 24.6-42.1
$25,000- 34,999 111 *** *** *** *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 144 *** *** *** 58 50.2 40.0-60.3
$50,000- 74,999 171 87 43.8 34.2-53.9 84 56.2 46.1-65.8
$75,000+ 206 71 30.9 23.4-39.5 135 69.1 60.5-76.6
DISABILITY STATUS1
Yes 349 262 70.7 63.0-77.4 87 29.3 22.6-37.0
No 798 398 46.3 41.8-50.9 400 53.7 49.1-58.2
FUNCTIONAL DISABILITY1
Yes 396 296 71.5 64.9-77.2 100 28.5 22.8-35.1
No 806 382 43.6 39.1-48.3 424 56.4 51.7-60.9
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 161 109 65.5 55.6-74.2 52 34.5 25.8-44.4
Non-Veteran 1,059 578 50.1 46.0-54.1 481 49.9 45.9-54.0
RURAL-URBAN RESIDENT2
Regional City or Suburban County 306 146 43.7 36.8-50.9 160 56.3 49.1-63.2
Rural 915 541 54.8 50.2-59.2 374 45.2 40.8-49.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed or Self-Employed 569 255 40.6 35.6-45.9 314 59.4 54.1-64.4
Unemployed 38 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Retired 406 287 72.5 66.9-77.5 119 27.5 22.5-33.1
Unable to Work 124 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other not in Labor Force 77 *** *** *** *** *** ***
POVERTY LEVEL3
Less than 50% 33 *** *** *** *** *** ***
50% to 100% 134 *** *** *** *** *** ***
101% to 150% 209 152 67.6 58.0-76.0 57 32.4 24.0-42.0
151% to 200% 84 *** *** *** *** *** ***
More than 200% 532 254 41.4 36.1-46.8 278 58.6 53.2-63.9
NC DEPT OF COMMERCE COUNTY TIER4
Most Distressed Counties (Tier 1) 394 230 51.6 44.7-58.4 164 48.4 41.6-55.3
Less Distressed Counties (Tier 2) 478 295 58.9 52.5-65.0 183 41.1 35.0-47.5
Least Distressed Counties (Tier 3) 349 162 43.9 37.3-50.6 187 56.1 49.4-62.7

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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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