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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 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? *

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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 9,874 3,301 30.4 28.9-32.0 1,961 13.9 12.9-15.0 1,065 6.6 6.0- 7.2 3,547 49.1 47.3-50.8
GENDER
Male 3,610 1,197 28.6 26.3-31.0 698 13.3 11.7-15.0 387 5.8 5.0- 6.7 1,328 52.3 49.6-55.1
Female 6,264 2,104 32.1 30.3-34.1 1,263 14.5 13.2-15.8 678 7.3 6.5- 8.2 2,219 46.0 43.9-48.2
RACE
White 6,481 2,079 28.4 26.6-30.1 1,062 12.1 11.1-13.2 628 6.2 5.6- 7.0 2,712 53.3 51.3-55.3
African American 2,632 996 37.6 34.3-41.1 725 17.3 15.2-19.6 293 6.2 5.2- 7.4 618 38.8 35.1-42.7
Other 473 158 25.1 19.6-31.6 90 16.3 10.8-23.7 55 6.1 4.2- 8.9 170 52.5 44.4-60.5
HISPANIC
Yes 173 64 32.9 22.4-45.6 23 6.5 3.6-11.5 18 4.1 2.2- 7.5 68 56.4 43.6-68.5
No 9,461 3,184 30.4 28.9-31.9 1,864 14.0 12.9-15.0 966 6.3 5.7- 6.9 3,447 49.4 47.6-51.1
AGE
18-24 317 44 10.7 6.8-16.6 6 0.5 0.2- 1.4 2 0.2 0.0- 1.1 265 88.5 82.7-92.5
25-34 849 253 26.7 22.7-31.0 30 3.3 1.7- 6.3 5 0.4 0.1- 1.0 561 69.7 65.1-74.0
35-44 1,374 485 34.2 30.6-37.9 98 8.4 6.3-11.2 23 1.4 0.7- 2.6 768 56.0 52.1-59.9
45-54 1,985 768 37.7 34.5-40.9 359 16.6 14.2-19.2 107 4.9 3.7- 6.4 751 40.9 37.7-44.2
55-64 2,222 799 36.1 33.1-39.2 551 23.3 20.6-26.2 242 9.7 8.2-11.6 630 30.9 28.0-33.9
65+ 3,127 952 29.7 27.5-32.0 917 29.3 27.1-31.6 686 22.7 20.6-24.9 572 18.3 16.4-20.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,323 334 27.4 23.3-31.9 413 28.6 24.5-33.1 415 23.1 19.9-26.6 161 20.9 16.3-26.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,312 1,203 35.3 32.5-38.2 825 18.4 16.5-20.4 415 7.9 6.8- 9.1 869 38.5 35.4-41.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,391 876 32.3 29.3-35.5 441 11.8 9.9-14.0 147 3.7 2.9- 4.7 927 52.2 48.6-55.7
College Graduate 2,832 886 24.5 22.3-26.9 277 5.4 4.6- 6.4 84 1.8 1.3- 2.3 1,585 68.3 65.7-70.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,183 333 28.0 23.8-32.5 398 28.1 24.3-32.2 259 18.4 15.3-22.0 193 25.5 20.8-31.0
$15,000- $24,999 1,603 564 35.1 30.9-39.5 431 21.7 18.4-25.3 269 11.5 9.6-13.8 339 31.7 27.0-36.8
$25,000- $34,999 1,067 418 38.0 33.0-43.3 250 18.9 15.4-22.9 117 8.2 6.3-10.6 282 34.9 29.6-40.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,281 469 34.2 29.9-38.7 255 14.6 12.0-17.8 94 5.1 3.9- 6.7 463 46.1 41.1-51.1
$50,000+ 3,248 1,080 27.5 25.4-29.8 314 6.2 5.3- 7.3 76 1.4 1.0- 1.9 1,778 64.9 62.5-67.2
Health District**
Appalachia I 405 132 28.6 23.4-34.3 64 12.0 9.0-16.0 66 10.3 7.9-13.4 143 49.1 42.6-55.6
Appalachia II 666 209 32.0 26.9-37.5 108 12.6 9.7-16.2 80 6.5 4.8- 8.7 269 49.0 43.3-54.7
Appalachia III 546 170 29.0 23.2-35.6 114 17.9 12.6-24.7 68 6.4 4.5- 9.1 194 46.7 39.5-54.0
Catawba 259 84 30.8 24.3-38.2 53 16.5 11.9-22.5 27 8.5 5.6-12.8 95 44.1 36.4-52.1
Edisto Savannah 1,202 406 33.3 29.6-37.3 249 15.6 13.3-18.2 137 7.3 5.9- 9.0 410 43.8 39.6-48.1
Low Country 1,173 422 34.9 31.1-38.9 205 13.2 11.0-15.8 91 5.5 3.9- 7.5 455 46.4 42.2-50.7
Palmetto 1,044 349 27.5 23.2-32.1 204 10.7 8.6-13.3 80 3.8 2.7- 5.3 411 58.0 52.8-63.1
Pee Dee 659 232 33.0 28.2-38.2 149 18.5 14.8-22.8 99 9.9 7.8-12.5 179 38.6 33.0-44.5
Trident 1,163 358 27.9 24.1-31.9 212 10.1 8.3-12.3 99 4.3 3.2- 5.7 494 57.8 53.3-62.1
Upper Savannah 892 287 27.8 23.1-33.0 211 18.6 15.1-22.8 117 6.6 5.0- 8.7 277 47.0 40.8-53.2
Waccamaw 1,218 431 32.6 28.9-36.5 245 14.2 12.0-16.7 117 6.8 5.3- 8.6 425 46.5 42.1-51.0
Wateree 539 192 34.8 29.1-41.1 130 16.1 12.8-20.1 66 9.1 6.6-12.4 151 39.9 33.2-47.1
Region***
Region I 1,297 419 28.2 24.6-32.1 275 15.1 12.7-17.9 183 8.6 7.0-10.4 420 48.1 43.6-52.6
Region II 1,212 379 30.7 26.8-34.9 222 14.8 11.9-18.2 148 6.5 5.2- 8.1 463 48.0 43.5-52.5
Region III 1,303 433 28.6 24.9-32.5 257 12.6 10.5-15.2 107 5.4 4.1- 7.0 506 53.4 49.0-57.8
Region IV 1,198 424 33.7 30.0-37.7 279 17.6 14.9-20.6 165 9.6 7.9-11.6 330 39.1 34.8-43.6
Region V 1,202 406 33.3 29.6-37.3 249 15.6 13.3-18.2 137 7.3 5.9- 9.0 410 43.8 39.6-48.1
Region VI 1,218 431 32.6 28.9-36.5 245 14.2 12.0-16.7 117 6.8 5.3- 8.6 425 46.5 42.1-51.0
Region VII 1,163 358 27.9 24.1-31.9 212 10.1 8.3-12.3 99 4.3 3.2- 5.7 494 57.8 53.3-62.1
Region VIII 1,173 422 34.9 31.1-38.9 205 13.2 11.0-15.8 91 5.5 3.9- 7.5 455 46.4 42.2-50.7

*Includes teeth lost due to infection, but does not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

#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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