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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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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%)
TOTAL 4,438 1,462 31.1 29.3-32.9 744 14.0 12.8-15.4 372 7.2 6.3- 8.3 1,860 47.6 45.6-49.7
GENDER
Male 1,730 557 30.4 27.6-33.3 281 13.8 11.9-16.0 140 6.5 5.2- 8.0 752 49.4 46.2-52.5
Female 2,708 905 31.8 29.5-34.1 463 14.2 12.7-15.9 232 7.9 6.7- 9.4 1,108 46.1 43.6-48.6
RACE
White 3,309 1,012 28.4 26.5-30.3 498 12.8 11.4-14.3 265 6.9 5.9- 8.1 1,534 51.9 49.7-54.1
African American 988 404 38.9 34.7-43.3 226 18.1 15.1-21.4 95 8.3 6.3-10.8 263 34.7 30.4-39.3
Other Minorities 100 31 27.5 18.0-39.5 11 9.6 4.3-20.1 7 4.5 2.0-10.0 51 58.4 45.6-70.2
HISPANIC
Yes 96 26 20.4 12.3-32.0 13 7.5 3.5-15.3 9 6.0 2.7-12.4 48 66.1 53.2-77.0
No 4,275 1,415 31.5 29.7-33.4 711 14.0 12.8-15.4 344 7.1 6.2- 8.1 1,805 47.4 45.3-49.4
AGE
18-24 312 51 16.5 11.8-22.7 1 0.0 0.0- 0.2 1 0.0 0.0- 0.1 259 83.4 77.3-88.2
25-34 741 205 26.5 22.4-30.9 17 1.5 0.8- 2.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5 518 72.0 67.5-76.0
35-44 893 324 36.7 32.6-40.9 84 9.1 6.8-12.0 18 1.8 1.0- 3.2 467 52.4 48.2-56.7
45-54 883 364 41.8 37.6-46.2 184 18.7 15.4-22.5 47 6.7 4.5- 9.8 288 32.7 28.8-36.9
55-64 706 244 32.2 28.1-36.7 193 28.9 24.6-33.7 96 13.4 10.5-16.9 173 25.4 21.6-29.6
65+ 868 258 28.2 24.6-32.0 259 29.1 25.4-33.1 207 24.6 21.0-28.6 144 18.1 15.2-21.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 671 163 24.3 20.1-29.2 220 28.0 23.5-33.1 169 20.2 16.5-24.4 119 27.5 22.0-33.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,408 545 36.1 32.7-39.6 268 15.8 13.5-18.4 124 7.9 6.3-10.0 471 40.2 36.6-43.9
Some Post-H.S. 1,111 380 32.1 28.7-35.8 154 11.3 9.1-13.9 54 4.6 3.2- 6.4 523 52.0 48.1-55.9
College Graduate 1,245 374 28.0 25.0-31.2 101 7.1 5.7- 8.9 25 2.2 1.4- 3.5 745 62.7 59.3-65.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 593 171 23.8 19.5-28.8 177 23.9 19.6-28.9 115 17.4 13.7-21.8 130 34.9 28.8-41.5
$15,000- 24,999 783 261 30.1 26.0-34.7 183 20.6 17.0-24.8 89 9.4 7.1-12.3 250 39.8 34.9-45.0
$25,000- 34,999 575 210 36.5 31.3-42.1 100 13.1 10.1-16.8 37 4.4 2.9- 6.6 228 46.0 40.4-51.6
$35,000- 49,999 725 270 37.2 32.4-42.2 90 12.1 9.3-15.7 35 4.8 3.0- 7.5 330 45.9 40.9-51.1
$50,000+ 1,223 378 29.5 26.5-32.7 93 7.5 5.8- 9.5 26 2.4 1.6- 3.6 726 60.7 57.3-64.0
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 61 30.6 23.9-38.2 34 17.8 12.1-25.3 15 6.6 3.7-11.4 82 45.0 37.2-53.1
Appalachia II 369 114 31.6 26.4-37.4 50 10.9 8.1-14.5 31 6.4 4.4- 9.3 174 51.0 45.2-56.9
Appalachia III 271 67 27.6 21.7-34.5 59 19.0 14.4-24.5 43 12.3 9.0-16.8 102 41.1 34.6-47.9
Catawba 204 75 34.5 27.3-42.6 26 12.0 7.4-19.0 9 3.6 1.7- 7.5 94 49.8 41.4-58.3
Edisto 93 35 37.2 26.4-49.5 10 8.2 4.2-15.3 9 11.0 5.1-22.0 39 43.6 32.3-55.5
Low Country 185 44 25.9 19.1-34.3 36 15.3 10.7-21.4 16 9.1 5.4-14.7 89 49.7 41.4-58.0
Palmetto 472 155 29.3 24.8-34.1 63 12.1 9.1-15.9 28 7.2 4.7-11.0 226 51.4 45.9-56.8
Pee Dee 1,328 466 36.0 32.4-39.7 255 17.2 14.7-19.9 116 6.5 5.2- 7.9 491 40.4 36.7-44.3
Savannah 152 49 29.4 22.0-38.1 20 16.9 10.4-26.2 13 9.2 4.6-17.6 70 44.5 35.4-53.9
Trident 406 125 28.1 23.4-33.4 42 10.2 7.3-14.1 28 5.6 3.7- 8.5 211 56.1 50.4-61.6
Upper Savannah 295 108 33.5 26.4-41.5 63 16.9 12.1-23.2 31 10.1 6.4-15.6 93 39.4 31.7-47.7
Waccamaw 263 90 32.2 25.4-39.9 55 18.0 13.2-24.0 19 4.8 3.0- 7.8 99 44.9 37.0-53.1
Wateree 154 57 34.2 25.8-43.6 24 14.4 9.2-21.9 10 6.2 3.1-12.3 63 45.2 35.5-55.3

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
Palmetto: Fairfield,Lexington,Newberry,Richland
Pee Dee: Chesterfield,Darlington,Dillon,Florence,Marion,Marlboro
Trident: Berkeley,Charleston,Dorchester
Upper Savannah: Abbeville,Edgefield,Greenwood,Laurens,McCormick,Saluda
Waccamaw: Georgetown,Horry,Williamsburg
Wateree: Clarendon,Kershaw,Lee,Sumter

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