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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

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  Total #
Respondents
Within past yr Within past 2 yrs Within past 5 yrs 5 or more yrs ago Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,087 6,479 65.7 64.1-67.3 1,213 12.4 11.3-13.6 990 10.0 8.9-11.2 1,303 11.2 10.2-12.2 102 0.7 0.5- 1.0
GENDER
Male 3,673 2,306 64.4 61.7-67.0 429 11.8 10.1-13.7 368 10.7 9.0-12.7 534 12.5 10.9-14.3 36 0.6 0.4- 1.0
Female 6,414 4,173 66.9 64.9-68.9 784 13.0 11.6-14.6 622 9.3 8.1-10.7 769 10.0 8.9-11.2 66 0.8 0.5- 1.2
RACE
White 6,620 4,648 71.9 70.1-73.7 672 11.0 9.7-12.4 522 7.4 6.4- 8.5 730 9.2 8.2-10.3 48 0.4 0.3- 0.7
African American 2,681 1,422 53.0 49.5-56.6 433 15.3 13.0-17.9 362 15.2 12.6-18.4 425 15.2 12.9-18.0 39 1.2 0.7- 2.0
Other 482 288 59.5 51.2-67.3 63 13.7 9.0-20.3 54 13.6 8.2-21.6 71 12.3 8.3-17.9 6 1.0 0.2- 3.8
HISPANIC
Yes 176 114 61.5 47.2-74.1 22 16.4 8.1-30.3 17 15.1 6.4-31.4 23 7.1 3.4-14.3 0 0.0 . - .
No 9,663 6,269 66.3 64.6-67.9 1,152 12.2 11.1-13.4 931 9.7 8.6-10.9 1,214 11.1 10.1-12.2 97 0.7 0.5- 1.0
AGE
18-24 316 209 68.1 60.2-75.2 49 16.3 11.0-23.3 31 8.3 4.7-14.2 24 6.0 3.4-10.3 3 1.3 0.4- 4.5
25-34 854 548 64.0 59.0-68.6 125 14.0 10.9-17.7 91 12.4 9.2-16.6 87 9.5 7.0-12.7 3 0.2 0.0- 0.6
35-44 1,373 916 66.0 62.1-69.6 194 13.5 11.1-16.4 134 10.5 8.3-13.2 119 9.5 7.2-12.5 10 0.5 0.2- 1.2
45-54 2,029 1,336 69.7 66.7-72.6 269 11.5 9.6-13.6 203 8.7 7.1-10.6 207 9.7 7.9-11.8 14 0.4 0.2- 1.0
55-64 2,276 1,500 68.1 65.1-70.9 238 10.2 8.5-12.2 231 9.5 7.6-11.8 290 11.9 10.1-13.9 17 0.4 0.2- 0.7
65+ 3,239 1,970 59.4 56.9-61.8 338 10.4 8.9-12.0 300 9.4 7.9-11.2 576 19.1 17.2-21.2 55 1.7 1.2- 2.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,347 499 38.2 33.6-43.1 184 14.1 11.3-17.3 230 17.1 13.3-21.6 395 28.7 24.6-33.2 39 1.9 1.2- 3.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,385 1,904 56.9 53.9-59.8 478 15.2 13.0-17.6 406 12.3 10.3-14.5 555 15.0 13.1-17.1 42 0.8 0.5- 1.1
Some Post-H.S. 2,450 1,671 67.2 63.6-70.5 320 14.7 12.2-17.7 212 9.5 7.4-12.1 235 7.9 6.4- 9.7 12 0.7 0.3- 1.9
College Graduate 2,885 2,397 84.2 82.0-86.3 229 6.7 5.6- 8.1 141 5.3 4.0- 7.1 111 3.6 2.6- 4.9 7 0.1 0.1- 0.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,206 455 36.1 31.5-40.9 171 17.9 14.2-22.2 223 17.4 14.0-21.5 336 26.5 22.6-30.8 21 2.1 0.9- 4.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,644 790 45.2 40.7-49.8 261 15.4 12.7-18.5 256 19.4 15.5-23.9 312 19.2 15.9-22.9 25 0.9 0.5- 1.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,089 662 57.0 51.4-62.3 162 16.2 12.2-21.1 107 11.7 8.6-15.8 142 13.9 10.2-18.6 16 1.3 0.6- 2.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,311 911 64.7 59.7-69.4 161 15.0 11.2-19.7 117 11.2 8.2-15.2 115 8.6 6.6-11.3 7 0.4 0.1- 1.4
$50,000+ 3,279 2,719 82.7 80.6-84.6 273 8.3 6.9- 9.9 156 4.9 3.8- 6.2 127 4.0 3.1- 5.1 4 0.1 0.0- 0.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 417 262 62.9 56.4-69.0 43 12.1 7.5-18.9 46 10.2 7.2-14.4 62 14.1 10.4-18.8 4 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Appalachia II 681 466 71.5 66.1-76.3 65 12.1 8.4-17.1 54 6.6 4.6- 9.5 90 9.3 6.8-12.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.2
Appalachia III 559 347 65.5 58.7-71.8 58 11.2 7.6-16.2 57 10.0 6.4-15.4 89 12.6 8.9-17.5 8 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Catawba 255 163 62.3 54.3-69.7 32 12.8 8.4-19.1 31 15.3 9.7-23.3 27 9.1 5.9-13.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.7
Edisto Savannah 1,228 787 63.3 59.2-67.2 150 12.7 10.2-15.6 112 10.5 8.1-13.5 166 12.7 10.1-15.7 13 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Low Country 1,208 825 67.8 63.5-71.8 153 13.8 11.1-17.1 102 7.2 5.6- 9.2 116 10.6 7.7-14.5 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Palmetto 1,068 728 71.3 65.9-76.1 124 10.9 7.9-14.9 91 10.3 6.9-15.0 119 7.1 5.2- 9.6 6 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Pee Dee 666 381 59.9 54.4-65.1 119 18.6 14.7-23.3 55 7.0 4.5-10.7 105 14.0 10.8-18.0 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4
Trident 1,182 787 68.6 64.0-72.9 123 9.3 7.0-12.3 114 8.8 6.5-11.8 144 12.5 9.2-16.6 14 0.8 0.2- 2.6
Upper Savannah 923 581 68.9 63.5-73.8 110 12.4 8.9-16.9 91 6.8 4.9- 9.3 132 10.3 8.0-13.2 9 1.6 0.5- 5.7
Waccamaw 1,240 773 58.3 53.9-62.5 154 14.1 11.2-17.5 151 14.3 11.2-18.1 150 12.4 9.9-15.5 12 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Wateree 544 314 54.8 48.1-61.3 75 14.9 11.0-19.8 68 15.2 9.8-22.8 83 14.5 10.8-19.4 4 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Region***
Region I 1,340 843 65.7 61.4-69.8 153 12.2 9.1-16.2 137 8.6 6.7-11.1 194 12.3 10.0-15.1 13 1.1 0.4- 2.8
Region II 1,240 813 69.0 64.9-72.9 123 11.7 9.0-15.2 111 8.0 6.0-10.7 179 10.7 8.5-13.3 14 0.5 0.3- 1.0
Region III 1,323 891 68.4 64.0-72.5 156 11.5 8.9-14.8 122 11.9 8.9-15.8 146 7.7 6.0- 9.9 8 0.4 0.2- 1.1
Region IV 1,210 695 57.9 53.6-62.0 194 17.1 14.2-20.5 123 10.2 7.4-13.9 188 14.2 11.7-17.2 10 0.6 0.3- 1.1
Region V 1,228 787 63.3 59.2-67.2 150 12.7 10.2-15.6 112 10.5 8.1-13.5 166 12.7 10.1-15.7 13 0.9 0.4- 1.9
Region VI 1,240 773 58.3 53.9-62.5 154 14.1 11.2-17.5 151 14.3 11.2-18.1 150 12.4 9.9-15.5 12 0.9 0.3- 2.3
Region VII 1,182 787 68.6 64.0-72.9 123 9.3 7.0-12.3 114 8.8 6.5-11.8 144 12.5 9.2-16.6 14 0.8 0.2- 2.6
Region VIII 1,208 825 67.8 63.5-71.8 153 13.8 11.1-17.1 102 7.2 5.6- 9.2 116 10.6 7.7-14.5 12 0.7 0.3- 1.4

*Includes visits to dental specialists, such as orthodontists.

#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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