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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

How many of your permanent teeth have been removed becuase of tooth decay? *

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  Total #
Respondents
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 8,741 2,852 31.5 30.2-32.8 1,529 13.3 12.5-14.2 872 7.1 6.5- 7.7 3,488 48.2 46.7-49.6
GENDER
Male 3,395 1,122 31.8 29.7-33.9 561 12.2 11.0-13.5 330 6.4 5.6- 7.4 1,382 49.6 47.3-51.9
Female 5,346 1,730 31.2 29.6-32.9 968 14.4 13.3-15.5 542 7.6 6.9- 8.5 2,106 46.8 45.0-48.6
RACE
White 6,638 2,069 28.8 27.4-30.2 1,021 11.8 11.0-12.7 632 6.9 6.3- 7.6 2,916 52.5 51.0-54.1
African American 1,794 693 38.5 35.4-41.7 460 18.2 16.2-20.4 198 7.7 6.4- 9.2 443 35.6 32.4-39.0
Other 237 68 32.1 24.3-40.9 36 8.2 5.2-12.7 24 4.9 2.9- 8.1 109 54.9 46.2-63.2
HISPANIC
Yes 177 63 39.9 30.4-50.4 33 9.5 6.0-14.5 10 3.2 1.5- 6.6 71 47.4 37.6-57.4
No 8,403 2,751 31.3 30.0-32.7 1,446 13.3 12.5-14.2 810 6.9 6.3- 7.5 3,396 48.6 47.1-50.0
AGE
18-24 337 52 16.0 11.8-21.5 2 0.7 0.1- 4.0 0 0.0 . - . 283 83.3 77.8-87.6
25-34 943 257 27.9 24.5-31.6 32 3.1 2.0- 4.6 4 0.4 0.1- 1.1 650 68.6 64.9-72.1
35-44 1,428 478 34.9 31.8-38.1 110 7.5 6.0- 9.4 15 1.1 0.5- 2.1 825 56.5 53.3-59.7
45-54 1,788 694 39.1 36.3-41.9 293 15.8 13.8-18.1 105 5.8 4.5- 7.3 696 39.4 36.6-42.2
55-64 1,817 626 34.6 32.0-37.3 457 25.1 22.8-27.6 227 13.6 11.7-15.7 507 26.7 24.4-29.2
65+ 2,354 709 29.6 27.3-32.0 628 28.1 25.9-30.5 518 23.0 20.9-25.2 499 19.3 17.5-21.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,271 314 28.5 24.9-32.4 369 24.5 21.6-27.6 391 22.0 19.4-24.8 197 25.0 21.2-29.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,667 971 37.0 34.5-39.6 600 16.4 14.8-18.0 292 7.8 6.7- 9.0 804 38.8 36.2-41.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,166 802 32.8 30.2-35.5 347 11.9 10.4-13.6 129 4.4 3.6- 5.5 888 50.9 48.0-53.7
College Graduate 2,614 759 25.8 23.7-28.0 208 5.8 4.9- 6.9 53 1.4 0.9- 2.0 1,594 67.1 64.7-69.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,032 281 29.8 25.9-34.1 333 27.3 23.8-31.1 242 17.7 15.1-20.5 176 25.2 21.3-29.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,319 450 34.6 30.9-38.4 327 19.1 16.7-21.8 206 11.2 9.4-13.1 336 35.2 31.2-39.3
$25,000- $34,999 995 354 35.8 31.6-40.3 200 15.8 13.3-18.6 116 9.0 7.1-11.4 325 39.4 35.0-44.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,226 455 33.4 30.1-36.9 179 12.0 10.0-14.3 76 4.3 3.3- 5.7 516 50.3 46.5-54.0
$50,000+ 2,964 936 29.1 27.0-31.2 244 6.3 5.4- 7.4 66 2.1 1.5- 2.8 1,718 62.5 60.3-64.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 692 223 29.1 24.8-33.8 138 16.1 13.3-19.4 76 7.8 6.0-10.1 255 46.9 42.0-52.0
Appalachia II 635 187 31.9 27.3-36.7 92 11.9 9.4-14.9 70 7.2 5.5- 9.3 286 49.1 44.3-53.9
Appalachia III 486 151 30.2 25.5-35.4 93 14.2 11.3-17.7 68 10.4 7.9-13.6 174 45.1 39.5-50.9
Catawba 374 130 34.5 29.0-40.5 55 10.4 7.7-13.8 35 6.5 4.5- 9.3 154 48.7 42.6-54.8
Edisto Savannah 1,037 343 31.9 28.4-35.6 202 15.3 13.0-17.9 107 7.0 5.7- 8.7 385 45.7 41.8-49.8
Low Country 907 325 36.0 31.8-40.5 140 11.8 9.6-14.3 65 5.1 3.7- 6.8 377 47.2 42.7-51.7
Palmetto 830 251 27.9 24.4-31.6 121 10.3 8.4-12.5 60 5.0 3.7- 6.7 398 56.9 52.8-60.9
Pee Dee 717 246 35.0 30.6-39.8 151 16.6 13.8-19.8 87 8.5 6.6-10.9 233 39.9 35.1-44.9
Trident 1,013 316 29.8 26.2-33.6 146 12.6 10.2-15.4 68 5.1 3.8- 6.9 483 52.5 48.5-56.6
Upper Savannah 564 205 38.1 32.7-43.7 100 13.0 10.3-16.3 69 9.4 7.1-12.4 190 39.6 34.2-45.2
Waccamaw 916 302 33.3 29.5-37.4 175 16.1 13.6-19.0 93 6.8 5.5- 8.5 346 43.7 39.6-47.9
Wateree 465 138 27.7 23.0-32.9 99 16.7 13.0-21.3 61 10.1 7.5-13.6 167 45.5 39.6-51.4
Region***
Region I 1,256 428 33.1 29.7-36.8 238 14.7 12.7-17.0 145 8.5 7.0-10.3 445 43.6 39.9-47.4
Region II 1,121 338 31.1 27.8-34.6 185 12.9 11.0-15.2 138 8.7 7.2-10.5 460 47.3 43.6-51.0
Region III 1,204 381 30.0 27.0-33.1 176 10.3 8.7-12.1 95 5.5 4.3- 6.9 552 54.3 50.9-57.6
Region IV 1,182 384 32.0 28.7-35.5 250 16.6 14.3-19.2 148 9.2 7.6-11.1 400 42.2 38.4-46.0
Region V 1,037 343 31.9 28.4-35.6 202 15.3 13.0-17.9 107 7.0 5.7- 8.7 385 45.7 41.8-49.8
Region VI 916 302 33.3 29.5-37.4 175 16.1 13.6-19.0 93 6.8 5.5- 8.5 346 43.7 39.6-47.9
Region VII 1,013 316 29.8 26.2-33.6 146 12.6 10.2-15.4 68 5.1 3.8- 6.9 483 52.5 48.5-56.6
Region VIII 907 325 36.0 31.8-40.5 140 11.8 9.6-14.3 65 5.1 3.7- 6.8 377 47.2 42.7-51.7

*Includes teeth lost due to infection, but does not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. Includes wisdom teeth are counted if lost to tooth decay or gum disease

#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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