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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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 6,992 2,145 29.4 28.1-30.7 1,062 12.9 12.0-13.8 560 6.5 5.8- 7.1 3,225 51.3 49.9-52.8
GENDER
Male 2,693 833 28.5 26.5-30.5 399 11.8 10.5-13.1 219 6.1 5.2- 7.2 1,242 53.6 51.3-55.9
Female 4,299 1,312 30.2 28.6-31.8 663 13.9 12.8-15.1 341 6.7 6.0- 7.6 1,983 49.2 47.4-50.9
RACE
White 5,383 1,548 26.8 25.5-28.1 738 11.3 10.4-12.2 442 6.6 5.9- 7.3 2,655 55.4 53.8-56.9
African American 1,375 529 37.4 34.3-40.6 289 17.1 15.0-19.4 100 6.6 5.1- 8.4 457 38.9 35.6-42.4
Other 176 56 23.6 17.4-31.2 19 10.0 6.0-16.1 11 3.6 1.8- 6.8 90 62.8 54.0-70.8
HISPANIC
Yes 126 39 26.6 18.6-36.4 19 10.2 6.1-16.7 6 2.6 1.1- 6.0 62 60.6 50.2-70.1
No 6,787 2,085 29.5 28.2-30.8 1,025 12.8 12.0-13.7 528 6.4 5.7- 7.0 3,149 51.3 49.9-52.8
AGE
18-24 416 56 13.8 10.3-18.4 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 0 0.0 . - . 358 85.9 81.3-89.4
25-34 1,042 255 24.0 21.2-27.1 24 2.3 1.4- 3.7 5 0.4 0.2- 1.1 758 73.2 70.1-76.2
35-44 1,251 418 35.1 32.2-38.2 99 8.7 7.0-10.7 20 1.6 1.0- 2.5 714 54.6 51.5-57.7
45-54 1,424 491 35.8 32.9-38.7 231 17.0 14.8-19.5 62 4.6 3.4- 6.3 640 42.6 39.7-45.6
55-64 1,287 450 34.8 32.0-37.8 286 23.0 20.5-25.8 152 12.5 10.5-14.9 399 29.6 27.0-32.4
65+ 1,505 451 29.4 26.8-32.1 414 27.9 25.4-30.6 317 21.8 19.4-24.5 323 20.9 18.7-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 791 202 27.1 23.2-31.4 220 23.5 20.2-27.2 212 19.9 17.0-23.2 157 29.4 24.8-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,162 774 35.1 32.7-37.6 415 15.3 13.8-17.0 217 8.1 6.9- 9.5 756 41.5 38.8-44.1
Some Post-H.S. 1,777 570 28.2 25.9-30.7 280 12.4 10.8-14.1 80 3.4 2.6- 4.4 847 56.0 53.2-58.8
College Graduate 2,247 595 25.1 23.1-27.3 143 6.2 5.1- 7.4 49 1.8 1.3- 2.5 1,460 66.9 64.5-69.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 816 232 28.7 24.8-32.9 237 24.5 21.1-28.2 156 15.2 12.6-18.2 191 31.7 27.1-36.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,148 378 31.0 27.7-34.5 245 17.7 15.4-20.4 140 10.0 8.1-12.2 385 41.3 37.6-45.2
$25,000- $34,999 848 278 31.3 27.6-35.3 148 13.7 11.4-16.4 64 6.3 4.8- 8.3 358 48.7 44.5-53.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,087 354 31.3 28.2-34.6 125 10.1 8.3-12.2 54 3.8 2.9- 5.1 554 54.7 51.2-58.1
$50,000+ 2,192 624 27.2 25.1-29.3 155 6.6 5.6- 7.9 38 1.4 1.0- 2.0 1,375 64.8 62.5-67.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 428 145 34.7 29.5-40.4 74 14.8 11.5-18.8 52 8.8 6.5-11.8 157 41.7 36.1-47.5
Appalachia II 844 229 25.7 22.4-29.2 116 12.0 9.8-14.6 66 5.9 4.4- 7.7 433 56.5 52.5-60.3
Appalachia III 544 156 26.2 22.2-30.7 86 13.0 10.2-16.3 76 11.5 8.8-14.8 226 49.4 44.2-54.6
Catawba 481 144 29.3 24.8-34.3 61 10.0 7.5-13.2 39 6.6 4.5- 9.4 237 54.1 48.8-59.3
Edisto Savannah 535 187 37.1 32.0-42.6 101 18.1 14.5-22.2 45 6.0 4.3- 8.3 202 38.8 33.8-44.1
Low Country 360 105 26.3 21.3-32.0 55 12.8 9.5-17.1 20 5.5 3.0-10.1 180 55.4 49.0-61.6
Palmetto 1,053 316 29.1 25.9-32.5 141 11.5 9.6-13.7 53 3.7 2.7- 5.0 543 55.7 52.1-59.3
Pee Dee 511 165 30.1 25.6-35.0 81 12.1 9.3-15.5 50 7.1 5.2- 9.6 215 50.7 45.3-56.1
Trident 880 255 27.1 23.8-30.8 114 10.2 8.3-12.4 59 6.4 4.6- 8.7 452 56.3 52.3-60.2
Upper Savannah 335 110 28.7 23.3-34.8 57 16.2 11.9-21.5 29 7.0 4.8-10.3 139 48.1 41.1-55.1
Waccamaw 578 196 32.5 28.0-37.3 105 15.9 12.8-19.5 35 6.0 4.0- 8.8 242 45.7 40.6-50.9
Wateree 374 112 28.6 23.3-34.4 64 13.7 10.3-17.9 31 6.4 4.1- 9.8 167 51.4 45.0-57.8
Region***
Region I 763 255 32.0 28.1-36.1 131 15.4 12.7-18.6 81 8.0 6.3-10.1 296 44.6 40.1-49.1
Region II 1,388 385 25.9 23.3-28.6 202 12.4 10.6-14.4 142 8.1 6.7- 9.8 659 53.6 50.5-56.7
Region III 1,534 460 29.2 26.5-31.9 202 11.0 9.4-12.8 92 4.6 3.6- 5.9 780 55.2 52.2-58.2
Region IV 885 277 29.4 26.0-33.2 145 12.8 10.5-15.4 81 6.8 5.3- 8.7 382 51.0 46.9-55.1
Region V 535 187 37.1 32.0-42.6 101 18.1 14.5-22.2 45 6.0 4.3- 8.3 202 38.8 33.8-44.1
Region VI 578 196 32.5 28.0-37.3 105 15.9 12.8-19.5 35 6.0 4.0- 8.8 242 45.7 40.6-50.9
Region VII 880 255 27.1 23.8-30.8 114 10.2 8.3-12.4 59 6.4 4.6- 8.7 452 56.3 52.3-60.2
Region VIII 360 105 26.3 21.3-32.0 55 12.8 9.5-17.1 20 5.5 3.0-10.1 180 55.4 49.0-61.6

#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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