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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

Adults aged 18+ that have had permanent teeth extracted*

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  Total #
Respondents
No Yes
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,874 3,547 49.1 47.3-50.8 6,327 50.9 49.2-52.7
GENDER
Male 3,610 1,328 52.3 49.6-55.1 2,282 47.7 44.9-50.4
Female 6,264 2,219 46.0 43.9-48.2 4,045 54.0 51.8-56.1
RACE
White 6,481 2,712 53.3 51.3-55.3 3,769 46.7 44.7-48.7
African American 2,632 618 38.8 35.1-42.7 2,014 61.2 57.3-64.9
Other 473 170 52.5 44.4-60.5 303 47.5 39.5-55.6
HISPANIC
Yes 173 68 56.4 43.6-68.5 105 43.6 31.5-56.4
No 9,461 3,447 49.4 47.6-51.1 6,014 50.6 48.9-52.4
AGE
18-24 317 265 88.5 82.7-92.5 52 11.5 7.5-17.3
25-34 849 561 69.7 65.1-74.0 288 30.3 26.0-34.9
35-44 1,374 768 56.0 52.1-59.9 606 44.0 40.1-47.9
45-54 1,985 751 40.9 37.7-44.2 1,234 59.1 55.8-62.3
55-64 2,222 630 30.9 28.0-33.9 1,592 69.1 66.1-72.0
65+ 3,127 572 18.3 16.4-20.4 2,555 81.7 79.6-83.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,323 161 20.9 16.3-26.4 1,162 79.1 73.6-83.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,312 869 38.5 35.4-41.7 2,443 61.5 58.3-64.6
Some Post-H.S. 2,391 927 52.2 48.6-55.7 1,464 47.8 44.3-51.4
College Graduate 2,832 1,585 68.3 65.7-70.8 1,247 31.7 29.2-34.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,183 193 25.5 20.8-31.0 990 74.5 69.0-79.2
$15,000- $24,999 1,603 339 31.7 27.0-36.8 1,264 68.3 63.2-73.0
$25,000- $34,999 1,067 282 34.9 29.6-40.7 785 65.1 59.3-70.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,281 463 46.1 41.1-51.1 818 53.9 48.9-58.9
$50,000+ 3,248 1,778 64.9 62.5-67.2 1,470 35.1 32.8-37.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 405 143 49.1 42.6-55.6 262 50.9 44.4-57.4
Appalachia II 666 269 49.0 43.3-54.7 397 51.0 45.3-56.7
Appalachia III 546 194 46.7 39.5-54.0 352 53.3 46.0-60.5
Catawba 259 95 44.1 36.4-52.1 164 55.9 47.9-63.6
Edisto Savannah 1,202 410 43.8 39.6-48.1 792 56.2 51.9-60.4
Low Country 1,173 455 46.4 42.2-50.7 718 53.6 49.3-57.8
Palmetto 1,044 411 58.0 52.8-63.1 633 42.0 36.9-47.2
Pee Dee 659 179 38.6 33.0-44.5 480 61.4 55.5-67.0
Trident 1,163 494 57.8 53.3-62.1 669 42.2 37.9-46.7
Upper Savannah 892 277 47.0 40.8-53.2 615 53.0 46.8-59.2
Waccamaw 1,218 425 46.5 42.1-51.0 793 53.5 49.0-57.9
Wateree 539 151 39.9 33.2-47.1 388 60.1 52.9-66.8
Region***
Region I 1,297 420 48.1 43.6-52.6 877 51.9 47.4-56.4
Region II 1,212 463 48.0 43.5-52.5 749 52.0 47.5-56.5
Region III 1,303 506 53.4 49.0-57.8 797 46.6 42.2-51.0
Region IV 1,198 330 39.1 34.8-43.6 868 60.9 56.4-65.2
Region V 1,202 410 43.8 39.6-48.1 792 56.2 51.9-60.4
Region VI 1,218 425 46.5 42.1-51.0 793 53.5 49.0-57.9
Region VII 1,163 494 57.8 53.3-62.1 669 42.2 37.9-46.7
Region VIII 1,173 455 46.4 42.2-50.7 718 53.6 49.3-57.8

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

#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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