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BRFSS Survey Results 2002 for South Carolina

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Risk Factors

Risk Factor for respondents aged 65 or older that have had all permanent teeth extracted*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not At Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 868 661 75.4 71.4-79.0 207 24.6 21.0-28.6
GENDER
Male 311 229 74.3 67.9-79.9 82 25.7 20.1-32.1
Female 557 432 76.1 70.9-80.7 125 23.9 19.3-29.1
RACE
White 724 570 79.4 75.5-82.8 154 20.6 17.2-24.5
African American 130 81 59.9 47.9-70.8 49 40.1 29.2-52.1
Other Minorities 6 4 58.1 17.8-89.9 2 41.9 10.1-82.2
HISPANIC
Yes 15 11 66.9 34.2-88.8 4 33.1 11.2-65.8
No 819 630 76.0 71.8-79.7 189 24.0 20.3-28.2
AGE
65+ 868 661 75.4 71.4-79.0 207 24.6 21.0-28.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 255 151 57.8 48.9-66.2 104 42.2 33.8-51.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 252 190 74.4 66.8-80.7 62 25.6 19.3-33.2
Some Post-H.S. 178 149 83.2 75.5-88.8 29 16.8 11.2-24.5
College Graduate 181 169 89.9 82.5-94.4 12 10.1 5.6-17.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 193 119 60.1 50.6-69.0 74 39.9 31.0-49.4
$15,000- 24,999 174 127 73.7 64.2-81.5 47 26.3 18.5-35.8
$25,000- 34,999 117 100 83.7 73.6-90.5 17 16.3 9.5-26.4
$35,000- 49,999 73 61 81.7 69.6-89.7 12 18.3 10.3-30.4
$50,000+ 112 104 91.1 82.8-95.6 8 8.9 4.4-17.2
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 43 33 78.9 63.2-89.0 10 21.1 11.0-36.8
Appalachia II 79 61 76.4 65.1-84.8 18 23.6 15.2-34.9
Appalachia III 61 43 72.7 59.5-82.8 18 27.3 17.2-40.5
Catawba 26 22 83.4 56.2-95.2 4 16.6 4.8-43.8
Edisto 20 15 74.8 50.0-89.8 5 25.2 10.2-50.0
Low Country 45 37 77.9 61.2-88.8 8 22.1 11.2-38.8
Palmetto 85 64 65.8 51.9-77.4 21 34.2 22.6-48.1
Pee Dee 250 188 76.9 70.5-82.3 62 23.1 17.7-29.5
Savannah 34 26 70.4 49.3-85.4 8 29.6 14.6-50.7
Trident 65 49 78.7 65.9-87.6 16 21.3 12.4-34.1
Upper Savannah 61 40 61.6 44.6-76.2 21 38.4 23.8-55.4
Waccamaw 64 53 86.0 75.1-92.6 11 14.0 7.4-24.9
Wateree 29 25 86.0 62.5-95.7 4 14.0 4.3-37.5

*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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