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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk factor for having had permanent teeth extracted*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 4,438 1,860 47.6 45.6-49.7 2,578 52.4 50.3-54.4
GENDER
Male 1,730 752 49.4 46.2-52.5 978 50.6 47.5-53.8
Female 2,708 1,108 46.1 43.6-48.6 1,600 53.9 51.4-56.4
RACE
White 3,309 1,534 51.9 49.7-54.1 1,775 48.1 45.9-50.3
African American 988 263 34.7 30.4-39.3 725 65.3 60.7-69.6
Other Minorities 100 51 58.4 45.6-70.2 49 41.6 29.8-54.4
HISPANIC
Yes 96 48 66.1 53.2-77.0 48 33.9 23.0-46.8
No 4,275 1,805 47.4 45.3-49.4 2,470 52.6 50.6-54.7
AGE
18-24 312 259 83.4 77.3-88.2 53 16.6 11.8-22.7
25-34 741 518 72.0 67.5-76.0 223 28.0 24.0-32.5
35-44 893 467 52.4 48.2-56.7 426 47.6 43.3-51.8
45-54 883 288 32.7 28.8-36.9 595 67.3 63.1-71.2
55-64 706 173 25.4 21.6-29.6 533 74.6 70.4-78.4
65+ 868 144 18.1 15.2-21.5 724 81.9 78.5-84.8
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 671 119 27.5 22.0-33.7 552 72.5 66.3-78.0
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,408 471 40.2 36.6-43.9 937 59.8 56.1-63.4
Some Post-H.S. 1,111 523 52.0 48.1-55.9 588 48.0 44.1-51.9
College Graduate 1,245 745 62.7 59.3-65.9 500 37.3 34.1-40.7
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 593 130 34.9 28.8-41.5 463 65.1 58.5-71.2
$15,000- 24,999 783 250 39.8 34.9-45.0 533 60.2 55.0-65.1
$25,000- 34,999 575 228 46.0 40.4-51.6 347 54.0 48.4-59.6
$35,000- 49,999 725 330 45.9 40.9-51.1 395 54.1 48.9-59.1
$50,000+ 1,223 726 60.7 57.3-64.0 497 39.3 36.0-42.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 192 82 45.0 37.2-53.1 110 55.0 46.9-62.8
Appalachia II 369 174 51.0 45.2-56.9 195 49.0 43.1-54.8
Appalachia III 271 102 41.1 34.6-47.9 169 58.9 52.1-65.4
Catawba 204 94 49.8 41.4-58.3 110 50.2 41.7-58.6
Edisto 93 39 43.6 32.3-55.5 54 56.4 44.5-67.7
Low Country 185 89 49.7 41.4-58.0 96 50.3 42.0-58.6
Palmetto 472 226 51.4 45.9-56.8 246 48.6 43.2-54.1
Pee Dee 1,328 491 40.4 36.7-44.3 837 59.6 55.7-63.3
Savannah 152 70 44.5 35.4-53.9 82 55.5 46.1-64.6
Trident 406 211 56.1 50.4-61.6 195 43.9 38.4-49.6
Upper Savannah 295 93 39.4 31.7-47.7 202 60.6 52.3-68.3
Waccamaw 263 99 44.9 37.0-53.1 164 55.1 46.9-63.0
Wateree 154 63 45.2 35.5-55.3 91 54.8 44.7-64.5

*Data in this table were derived from the oral health questions 2: Number of Permanent Teeth Removed

#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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