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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Oral Cancer

Who, that is what type of medical care person, examined you when you had your last checkup for oral or mouth cancer?

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  Total #
Respondents
Doctor Nurse/Nurse Practitioner Dentist Dental Hygienist Other
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,342 367 17.7 15.7-20.0 15 0.9 0.5- 1.6 1,807 75.1 72.6-77.4 84 3.6 2.7- 4.9 69 2.7 2.1- 3.6
GENDER
Male 897 217 26.7 22.9-30.8 6 0.9 0.4- 2.3 625 66.8 62.5-70.8 24 3.2 1.8- 5.7 25 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Female 1,445 150 10.5 8.6-12.6 9 0.8 0.4- 1.8 1,182 81.7 79.1-84.1 60 4.0 2.9- 5.5 44 3.0 2.1- 4.3
RACE
White 2,052 279 14.9 13.0-17.0 6 0.4 0.1- 1.1 1,625 78.1 75.7-80.3 81 3.8 2.9- 5.0 61 2.9 2.1- 3.8
African American 235 74 32.1 24.4-41.0 9 3.8 1.8- 7.9 142 58.4 49.4-66.9 3 3.4 0.8-12.9 7 2.3 0.9- 5.6
AGE
25-34 132 16 16.0 9.5-25.7 1 0.6 0.1- 4.4 109 78.9 69.1-86.2 2 1.7 0.4- 6.5 4 2.8 1.0- 7.7
35-44 350 36 12.4 8.6-17.6 3 0.5 0.1- 1.5 294 82.7 77.2-87.1 8 2.0 0.9- 4.2 9 2.5 1.2- 5.1
45-54 507 73 15.9 12.3-20.4 4 1.2 0.4- 3.5 398 76.2 71.3-80.5 20 4.1 2.4- 6.9 12 2.6 1.4- 4.8
55-64 597 90 16.0 12.9-19.8 3 0.9 0.2- 3.2 467 76.5 72.2-80.4 20 3.6 2.1- 6.0 17 3.0 1.8- 4.9
65+ 703 138 22.3 18.7-26.3 3 0.6 0.2- 1.9 505 69.6 65.3-73.6 30 4.1 2.7- 6.2 27 3.4 2.2- 5.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 145 62 43.5 33.9-53.5 2 1.9 0.4- 7.9 69 47.6 37.9-57.5 6 3.4 1.4- 7.9 6 3.6 1.4- 9.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 515 102 25.2 20.1-31.1 8 2.1 0.9- 4.6 368 66.1 60.3-71.5 14 2.1 1.1- 3.9 23 4.5 2.8- 7.1
Some Post-H.S. 645 94 17.3 13.5-21.9 0 0.0 . - . 510 74.6 69.4-79.2 25 5.2 2.8- 9.5 16 2.9 1.6- 5.2
College Graduate 1,036 108 10.4 8.3-13.0 5 0.6 0.2- 1.7 860 83.8 80.8-86.4 39 3.6 2.5- 5.3 24 1.5 1.0- 2.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 128 45 41.6 30.7-53.3 2 1.4 0.3- 5.3 71 49.0 38.0-60.1 2 1.3 0.3- 5.2 8 6.8 2.8-15.6
$15,000- $24,999 218 59 32.3 24.1-41.8 4 2.2 0.8- 6.2 128 53.5 44.2-62.6 12 5.3 2.7-10.2 15 6.7 3.5-12.3
$25,000- $34,999 216 46 23.3 16.2-32.3 2 1.7 0.4- 7.7 157 67.8 57.6-76.5 7 5.0 1.1-19.6 4 2.2 0.7- 6.6
$35,000- $49,999 358 57 19.6 14.6-25.8 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2 282 74.5 68.0-80.0 7 2.2 0.9- 5.3 11 3.6 1.8- 7.0
$50,000+ 1,132 123 12.1 9.7-15.0 4 0.5 0.1- 1.5 940 82.2 79.1-85.0 44 3.8 2.6- 5.5 21 1.4 0.9- 2.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 175 26 17.0 11.1-25.2 0 0.0 . - . 135 74.4 65.6-81.6 8 5.8 2.5-12.8 6 2.9 1.2- 6.6
Appalachia II 175 17 10.2 5.9-17.0 0 0.0 . - . 141 79.5 71.7-85.6 11 6.6 3.5-12.1 6 3.7 1.6- 8.4
Appalachia III 78 21 27.8 17.7-40.8 1 1.3 0.2- 8.5 49 62.1 49.2-73.5 2 3.4 0.6-16.3 5 5.4 2.1-13.1
Catawba 116 18 16.7 10.2-26.0 0 0.0 . - . 93 80.4 71.0-87.3 3 2.2 0.7- 6.6 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
Edisto Savannah 266 41 17.8 12.6-24.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 205 75.7 69.0-81.4 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0 7 2.5 1.1- 5.3
Low Country 287 39 15.8 10.0-24.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 233 79.9 71.8-86.1 10 2.6 1.3- 5.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5
Palmetto 244 43 20.4 14.7-27.7 3 1.2 0.3- 4.4 185 74.4 67.0-80.5 10 2.9 1.5- 5.5 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2
Pee Dee 150 33 25.2 16.3-36.7 1 1.0 0.1- 6.5 101 66.0 55.1-75.4 6 3.6 1.4- 8.6 9 4.3 2.1- 8.6
Trident 354 51 15.9 11.4-21.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 280 75.8 69.0-81.5 10 4.3 1.7-10.5 9 2.2 1.1- 4.6
Upper Savannah 113 21 19.4 12.2-29.3 1 1.1 0.1- 7.2 84 72.6 61.8-81.2 2 1.2 0.3- 5.3 5 5.8 2.0-15.4
Waccamaw 277 38 16.1 11.3-22.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 217 76.4 69.8-81.9 11 3.5 1.7- 6.8 10 3.8 1.9- 7.5
Wateree 89 19 24.2 14.9-36.7 1 2.1 0.3-13.4 66 69.3 56.4-79.7 0 0.0 . - . 3 4.4 1.2-15.4
Region***
Region I 288 47 17.9 13.1-23.9 1 0.4 0.1- 2.7 219 73.7 67.0-79.4 10 4.1 1.9- 8.7 11 3.9 2.0- 7.7
Region II 253 38 16.0 11.3-22.3 1 0.4 0.1- 3.0 190 73.7 66.9-79.6 13 5.5 3.0-10.0 11 4.3 2.3- 7.9
Region III 360 61 19.2 14.6-24.9 3 0.8 0.2- 3.0 278 76.2 70.5-81.2 13 2.6 1.5- 4.7 5 1.0 0.4- 3.0
Region IV 239 52 24.8 18.0-33.2 2 1.4 0.3- 5.5 167 67.2 59.0-74.5 6 2.2 0.9- 5.4 12 4.4 2.2- 8.4
Region V 266 41 17.8 12.6-24.4 2 0.8 0.2- 3.4 205 75.7 69.0-81.4 11 3.2 1.7- 6.0 7 2.5 1.1- 5.3
Region VI 277 38 16.1 11.3-22.2 1 0.3 0.0- 2.0 217 76.4 69.8-81.9 11 3.5 1.7- 6.8 10 3.8 1.9- 7.5
Region VII 354 51 15.9 11.4-21.7 4 1.8 0.6- 5.4 280 75.8 69.0-81.5 10 4.3 1.7-10.5 9 2.2 1.1- 4.6
Region VIII 287 39 15.8 10.0-24.1 1 0.8 0.1- 5.4 233 79.9 71.8-86.1 10 2.6 1.3- 5.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.5

Some demographics sections have been suppressed: Rows contained less than 50 respondents.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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