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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

Risk Factor for having had permanent teeth extracted*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 6,992 3,225 51.3 49.9-52.8 3,767 48.7 47.2-50.1
GENDER
Male 2,693 1,242 53.6 51.3-55.9 1,451 46.4 44.1-48.7
Female 4,299 1,983 49.2 47.4-50.9 2,316 50.8 49.1-52.6
RACE
White 5,383 2,655 55.4 53.8-56.9 2,728 44.6 43.1-46.2
African American 1,375 457 38.9 35.6-42.4 918 61.1 57.6-64.4
Other 176 90 62.8 54.0-70.8 86 37.2 29.2-46.0
HISPANIC
Yes 126 62 60.6 50.2-70.1 64 39.4 29.9-49.8
No 6,787 3,149 51.3 49.9-52.8 3,638 48.7 47.2-50.1
AGE
18-24 416 358 85.9 81.3-89.4 58 14.1 10.6-18.7
25-34 1,042 758 73.2 70.1-76.2 284 26.8 23.8-29.9
35-44 1,251 714 54.6 51.5-57.7 537 45.4 42.3-48.5
45-54 1,424 640 42.6 39.7-45.6 784 57.4 54.4-60.3
55-64 1,287 399 29.6 27.0-32.4 888 70.4 67.6-73.0
65+ 1,505 323 20.9 18.7-23.2 1,182 79.1 76.8-81.3
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 791 157 29.4 24.8-34.5 634 70.6 65.5-75.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,162 756 41.5 38.8-44.1 1,406 58.5 55.9-61.2
Some Post-H.S. 1,777 847 56.0 53.2-58.8 930 44.0 41.2-46.8
College Graduate 2,247 1,460 66.9 64.5-69.1 787 33.1 30.9-35.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 816 191 31.7 27.1-36.7 625 68.3 63.3-72.9
$15,000- $24,999 1,148 385 41.3 37.6-45.2 763 58.7 54.8-62.4
$25,000- $34,999 848 358 48.7 44.5-53.0 490 51.3 47.0-55.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,087 554 54.7 51.2-58.1 533 45.3 41.9-48.8
$50,000+ 2,192 1,375 64.8 62.5-67.0 817 35.2 33.0-37.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 428 157 41.7 36.1-47.5 271 58.3 52.5-63.9
Appalachia II 844 433 56.5 52.5-60.3 411 43.5 39.7-47.5
Appalachia III 544 226 49.4 44.2-54.6 318 50.6 45.4-55.8
Catawba 481 237 54.1 48.8-59.3 244 45.9 40.7-51.2
Edisto Savannah 535 202 38.8 33.8-44.1 333 61.2 55.9-66.2
Low Country 360 180 55.4 49.0-61.6 180 44.6 38.4-51.0
Palmetto 1,053 543 55.7 52.1-59.3 510 44.3 40.7-47.9
Pee Dee 511 215 50.7 45.3-56.1 296 49.3 43.9-54.7
Trident 880 452 56.3 52.3-60.2 428 43.7 39.8-47.7
Upper Savannah 335 139 48.1 41.1-55.1 196 51.9 44.9-58.9
Waccamaw 578 242 45.7 40.6-50.9 336 54.3 49.1-59.4
Wateree 374 167 51.4 45.0-57.8 207 48.6 42.2-55.0
Region***
Region I 763 296 44.6 40.1-49.1 467 55.4 50.9-59.9
Region II 1,388 659 53.6 50.5-56.7 729 46.4 43.3-49.5
Region III 1,534 780 55.2 52.2-58.2 754 44.8 41.8-47.8
Region IV 885 382 51.0 46.9-55.1 503 49.0 44.9-53.1
Region V 535 202 38.8 33.8-44.1 333 61.2 55.9-66.2
Region VI 578 242 45.7 40.6-50.9 336 54.3 49.1-59.4
Region VII 880 452 56.3 52.3-60.2 428 43.7 39.8-47.7
Region VIII 360 180 55.4 49.0-61.6 180 44.6 38.4-51.0

*Data in this table was derived from the Oral Health questions.

#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 I: Anderson, Oconee
Appalachia II: Greenville, Pickens
Appalachia III: Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Catawba: Chester, Lancaster, York
Edisto Savannah: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
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

*** Region I: Anderson, Oconee, Abbeville, Laurens, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda, Edgefield
Region II: Greenville, Pickens, Cherokee, Spartanburg, Union
Region III: Chester, Lancaster, York, Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
Region IV: Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Sumter, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion, Marlboro
Region V: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg
Region VI: Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg
Region VII: Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Region VIII: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper

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