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BRFSS Survey Results 2003 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years 5 or more years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 5,597 3,836 66.5 64.9-68.0 679 13.2 12.1-14.3 526 10.0 9.1-11.1 543 10.0 9.1-10.9 13 0.4 0.2- 0.7
GENDER
Male 2,111 1,388 63.4 60.9-65.9 248 13.5 11.8-15.5 225 11.4 9.8-13.2 239 11.0 9.6-12.7 11 0.7 0.3- 1.4
Female 3,486 2,448 69.3 67.5-71.0 431 12.8 11.6-14.2 301 8.8 7.7- 9.9 304 9.0 7.9-10.2 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
RACE
White 4,394 3,153 71.1 69.5-72.7 466 11.4 10.3-12.6 385 8.7 7.9- 9.7 385 8.5 7.7- 9.5 5 0.2 0.1- 0.4
African American 1,015 575 55.1 51.3-58.8 186 18.2 15.4-21.3 116 12.4 10.0-15.3 131 13.3 11.0-16.0 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4
Other 149 84 55.4 45.6-64.8 22 14.1 8.8-21.9 20 15.5 9.5-24.4 22 14.3 8.9-22.1 1 0.7 0.1- 4.7
HISPANIC
Yes 138 83 59.4 49.0-69.0 26 17.7 11.6-26.1 17 15.4 8.8-25.6 12 7.5 4.0-13.6 0 0.0 . - .
No 5,416 3,731 66.8 65.3-68.3 649 13.0 11.9-14.2 503 9.8 8.8-10.8 520 10.0 9.0-11.0 13 0.4 0.2- 0.8
AGE
18-24 349 241 64.9 58.7-70.5 53 17.3 13.1-22.5 32 10.8 7.4-15.6 20 5.8 3.5- 9.3 3 1.3 0.4- 3.9
25-34 888 612 66.8 63.0-70.4 115 14.1 11.5-17.1 98 11.9 9.5-14.9 61 6.7 5.1- 8.9 2 0.5 0.1- 1.9
35-44 1,069 761 68.7 65.4-71.9 138 13.3 11.1-15.8 86 8.8 7.0-11.0 83 9.0 7.1-11.4 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
45-54 1,137 805 68.1 64.8-71.2 150 13.5 11.3-16.0 107 10.1 8.2-12.3 72 8.1 6.2-10.5 3 0.2 0.1- 0.8
55-64 948 650 67.4 63.9-70.7 110 11.6 9.5-14.1 89 9.3 7.4-11.7 97 11.5 9.3-14.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
65+ 1,161 729 61.7 58.4-64.9 108 9.9 8.0-12.2 113 9.7 7.9-11.9 209 18.5 16.0-21.2 2 0.2 0.0- 0.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 666 257 40.0 35.6-44.6 111 17.7 14.2-21.8 101 15.4 12.3-19.0 195 26.7 22.9-30.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,677 1,034 59.7 56.8-62.6 251 15.8 13.7-18.1 186 12.1 10.2-14.3 200 12.0 10.3-14.0 6 0.4 0.1- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,465 1,045 70.4 67.5-73.2 190 13.9 11.8-16.2 125 8.6 7.0-10.5 105 7.1 5.7- 8.8 0 0.0 . - .
College Graduate 1,781 1,493 82.7 80.5-84.7 127 7.5 6.2- 9.0 113 6.5 5.3- 8.0 43 2.5 1.7- 3.5 5 0.8 0.3- 2.0
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 653 290 47.1 42.1-52.1 121 17.4 14.1-21.2 99 15.1 11.7-19.4 139 19.3 15.9-23.2 4 1.2 0.3- 3.8
$15,000- $24,999 937 503 51.1 47.2-54.9 157 18.9 15.9-22.3 116 12.6 10.2-15.5 159 17.1 14.4-20.1 2 0.4 0.1- 1.7
$25,000- $34,999 698 446 61.8 57.2-66.1 100 15.0 11.9-18.8 80 12.6 9.7-16.1 70 10.2 7.9-13.2 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
$35,000- $49,999 852 642 71.4 67.5-75.1 86 12.4 9.7-15.8 75 9.7 7.5-12.5 47 6.0 4.4- 8.1 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
$50,000+ 1,803 1,520 82.4 80.3-84.4 139 8.4 7.0-10.0 93 5.8 4.6- 7.2 49 3.2 2.3- 4.4 2 0.2 0.0- 0.7
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 345 242 69.1 63.0-74.6 47 13.9 9.8-19.3 30 8.9 6.0-12.8 25 7.9 5.2-11.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Appalachia II 656 459 68.6 64.1-72.9 74 12.5 9.5-16.2 58 9.5 7.1-12.6 63 8.6 6.5-11.2 2 0.7 0.1- 3.8
Appalachia III 448 281 62.3 56.6-67.6 47 10.9 7.7-15.1 43 10.6 7.4-15.0 77 16.3 12.6-20.7 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 363 255 69.1 63.3-74.3 41 12.0 8.6-16.4 19 5.1 3.1- 8.3 48 13.8 10.1-18.5 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto Savannah 435 312 68.6 62.8-73.9 50 14.4 10.5-19.5 27 6.8 4.0-11.3 43 9.4 6.8-12.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.8
Low Country 285 206 66.9 59.2-73.7 35 16.2 10.8-23.4 22 9.0 5.2-15.0 21 7.7 4.7-12.3 1 0.3 0.0- 2.2
Palmetto 855 624 69.6 65.5-73.4 92 11.1 8.8-13.8 85 11.8 9.2-15.1 52 6.9 4.9- 9.7 2 0.5 0.1- 2.1
Pee Dee 406 250 57.9 51.9-63.7 60 18.1 13.7-23.6 49 11.7 8.3-16.2 45 11.5 8.2-15.8 2 0.9 0.2- 3.6
Trident 705 482 67.3 63.1-71.3 97 14.8 11.9-18.1 72 9.9 7.7-12.7 52 7.5 5.5-10.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.4
Upper Savannah 285 187 65.9 59.1-72.2 35 11.7 8.0-16.8 33 12.5 8.5-18.2 30 9.8 6.3-14.8 0 0.0 . - .
Waccamaw 475 329 67.9 62.5-72.8 54 10.3 7.6-13.9 48 10.6 7.5-14.7 44 11.2 8.1-15.4 0 0.0 . - .
Wateree 290 174 58.9 52.0-65.4 44 15.5 11.0-21.4 34 11.3 7.8-16.1 38 14.3 10.1-20.0 0 0.0 . - .

#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 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

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