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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Oral Health

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 3,024 1,917 62.5 60.4-64.5 1,107 37.5 35.5-39.6
GENDER
Male 1,195 795 65.2 61.9-68.3 400 34.8 31.7-38.1
Female 1,829 1,122 60.0 57.3-62.6 707 40.0 37.4-42.7
RACE
White 2,290 1,440 62.1 59.8-64.4 850 37.9 35.6-40.2
African American 611 407 65.1 60.3-69.6 204 34.9 30.4-39.7
Other Minorities 95 52 53.0 41.3-64.4 43 47.0 35.6-58.7
HISPANIC
Yes 78 42 48.5 35.4-61.8 36 51.5 38.2-64.6
No 2,931 1,864 62.9 60.8-64.9 1,067 37.1 35.1-39.2
AGE
18-24 252 166 62.5 54.7-69.7 86 37.5 30.3-45.3
25-34 578 411 69.0 64.2-73.5 167 31.0 26.5-35.8
35-44 649 474 73.1 69.1-76.8 175 26.9 23.2-30.9
45-54 608 423 69.9 65.4-74.1 185 30.1 25.9-34.6
55-64 404 240 58.5 53.2-63.7 164 41.5 36.3-46.8
65+ 486 172 35.6 31.1-40.3 314 64.4 59.7-68.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 389 155 38.1 32.6-44.0 234 61.9 56.0-67.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 910 572 63.2 59.5-66.8 338 36.8 33.2-40.5
Some Post-H.S. 856 550 63.7 59.7-67.5 306 36.3 32.5-40.3
College Graduate 863 638 73.7 70.2-76.9 225 26.3 23.1-29.8
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 287 93 31.4 25.4-38.2 194 68.6 61.8-74.6
$15,000- 24,999 500 252 46.7 41.4-52.0 248 53.3 48.0-58.6
$25,000- 34,999 443 299 65.6 60.1-70.7 144 34.4 29.3-39.9
$35,000- 49,999 515 371 72.6 68.2-76.6 144 27.4 23.4-31.8
$50,000+ 857 679 78.6 75.4-81.5 178 21.4 18.5-24.6
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 193 108 57.0 49.1-64.5 85 43.0 35.5-50.9
Appalachia II 369 239 63.6 57.7-69.1 130 36.4 30.9-42.3
Appalachia III 202 120 57.2 49.6-64.5 82 42.8 35.5-50.4
Catawba 197 130 62.3 52.5-71.3 67 37.7 28.7-47.5
Edisto 86 62 63.7 49.9-75.5 24 36.3 24.5-50.1
Low Country 144 84 56.5 47.2-65.3 60 43.5 34.7-52.8
Palmetto 475 342 70.6 65.5-75.2 133 29.4 24.8-34.5
Pee Dee 208 125 61.4 53.8-68.5 83 38.6 31.5-46.2
Savannah 134 92 72.0 63.2-79.3 42 28.0 20.7-36.8
Trident 383 254 63.7 57.3-69.6 129 36.3 30.4-42.7
Upper Savannah 169 99 63.6 55.3-71.2 70 36.4 28.8-44.7
Waccamaw 231 123 52.8 45.4-60.1 108 47.2 39.9-54.6
Wateree 183 120 66.4 58.0-73.9 63 33.6 26.1-42.0

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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