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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist?*

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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 6,474 4,451 66.3 64.8-67.8 774 13.1 12.0-14.2 555 9.2 8.3-10.1 543 8.9 8.1- 9.8 151 2.6 2.1- 3.1
GENDER
Male 2,488 1,627 62.7 60.3-65.1 320 14.2 12.5-16.1 238 10.0 8.6-11.7 231 9.5 8.2-11.1 72 3.4 2.6- 4.6
Female 3,986 2,824 69.6 67.9-71.3 454 12.0 10.8-13.3 317 8.3 7.3- 9.4 312 8.3 7.3- 9.4 79 1.7 1.4- 2.2
RACE
White 4,972 3,580 71.1 69.6-72.6 540 11.8 10.7-13.0 393 7.9 7.1- 8.8 370 7.5 6.7- 8.4 89 1.7 1.3- 2.2
African American 1,279 728 54.5 51.1-58.0 205 16.1 13.7-18.9 143 12.6 10.4-15.2 152 12.6 10.5-15.1 51 4.1 2.9- 6.0
Other 168 109 63.5 53.5-72.4 25 16.7 10.1-26.3 12 5.0 2.7- 9.1 15 9.0 4.8-16.1 7 5.8 2.5-13.2
HISPANIC
Yes 120 71 62.7 51.7-72.5 17 13.6 7.5-23.2 11 7.2 3.5-14.1 13 9.4 5.0-16.8 8 7.2 3.2-15.4
No 6,298 4,353 66.7 65.2-68.1 748 12.9 11.9-14.0 536 9.2 8.3-10.2 524 8.9 8.0- 9.8 137 2.3 1.9- 2.9
AGE
18-24 411 269 63.2 57.5-68.6 64 16.6 12.7-21.5 44 11.4 8.1-15.7 29 7.0 4.7-10.3 5 1.8 0.6- 5.1
25-34 1,036 687 62.8 59.2-66.3 148 15.5 12.9-18.5 88 8.9 6.9-11.3 97 10.8 8.7-13.4 16 2.0 1.1- 3.6
35-44 1,232 832 66.8 63.7-69.7 162 13.9 11.8-16.2 118 9.6 7.9-11.7 99 8.0 6.3-10.0 21 1.8 1.1- 2.9
45-54 1,367 947 67.7 64.7-70.6 158 10.8 9.2-12.8 125 9.5 7.8-11.6 110 9.1 7.4-11.2 27 2.8 1.7- 4.5
55-64 1,151 817 69.9 66.8-72.8 117 10.7 8.8-12.8 87 7.6 6.0- 9.4 102 9.1 7.4-11.2 28 2.8 1.8- 4.3
65+ 1,218 848 67.8 64.6-70.8 123 10.4 8.6-12.6 90 7.5 5.9- 9.4 103 9.4 7.6-11.6 54 4.9 3.6- 6.7
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 583 225 37.3 32.2-42.7 76 13.8 10.4-18.1 99 18.6 14.5-23.5 126 20.8 17.0-25.2 57 9.4 7.0-12.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,958 1,220 61.4 58.7-64.1 272 14.8 12.9-16.9 198 10.4 8.9-12.2 211 10.4 8.8-12.1 57 3.0 2.0- 4.3
Some Post-H.S. 1,710 1,171 66.9 64.0-69.7 235 14.6 12.5-16.9 136 8.0 6.5- 9.7 143 9.1 7.5-11.0 25 1.4 0.9- 2.2
College Graduate 2,211 1,827 80.2 77.9-82.3 189 9.9 8.3-11.6 122 5.8 4.6- 7.2 61 3.3 2.5- 4.6 12 0.8 0.4- 1.9
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 668 268 40.4 35.5-45.4 117 18.0 14.3-22.5 106 16.0 12.4-20.3 131 19.2 15.5-23.6 46 6.4 4.3- 9.3
$15,000- $24,999 1,011 529 51.1 47.1-55.1 181 18.7 15.7-22.0 126 12.8 10.3-15.7 139 13.2 10.9-15.9 36 4.3 2.9- 6.2
$25,000- $34,999 782 515 62.9 58.4-67.1 105 14.2 11.3-17.6 75 10.2 7.7-13.4 75 11.3 8.7-14.6 12 1.5 0.8- 2.6
$35,000- $49,999 1,037 759 71.0 67.5-74.3 121 12.2 9.9-14.9 80 8.3 6.5-10.6 66 7.0 5.4- 9.1 11 1.5 0.7- 3.1
$50,000+ 2,167 1,790 80.0 77.8-82.1 183 9.9 8.5-11.7 116 5.8 4.7- 7.0 62 3.4 2.6- 4.6 16 0.8 0.4- 1.6
Health District**
Appalachia I 373 251 65.4 59.2-71.1 44 12.3 8.7-17.2 35 9.6 6.6-13.7 33 8.4 5.6-12.4 10 4.3 2.1- 8.6
Appalachia II 778 547 69.1 65.1-72.8 78 10.2 8.0-12.9 77 11.3 8.9-14.4 62 7.8 5.9-10.4 14 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Appalachia III 469 310 64.2 58.4-69.5 60 16.9 12.4-22.7 49 9.7 7.1-13.2 36 7.1 4.9-10.2 14 2.1 1.2- 3.6
Catawba 448 315 66.1 60.4-71.3 51 14.0 10.3-18.8 36 9.0 6.2-13.0 38 9.4 6.5-13.5 8 1.5 0.7- 3.3
Edisto Savannah 489 322 63.5 57.9-68.8 67 14.4 10.6-19.2 34 8.1 5.3-12.1 55 11.5 8.5-15.3 11 2.5 1.3- 5.0
Low Country 342 247 71.6 65.4-77.1 41 14.4 10.1-20.1 21 5.9 3.6- 9.4 23 5.3 3.3- 8.2 10 2.9 1.4- 6.0
Palmetto 1,006 742 70.3 66.5-73.9 110 12.2 9.8-15.0 67 7.5 5.5-10.1 68 7.9 6.0-10.4 19 2.1 1.2- 3.9
Pee Dee 471 295 61.2 55.4-66.6 68 13.8 10.5-18.1 45 10.2 7.0-14.6 48 11.8 8.4-16.3 15 3.0 1.7- 5.5
Trident 830 589 68.2 64.0-72.2 99 12.9 10.1-16.3 71 9.6 7.2-12.8 60 7.6 5.6-10.3 11 1.7 0.8- 3.4
Upper Savannah 306 213 65.5 57.7-72.5 32 11.4 7.3-17.3 22 7.3 3.6-14.3 31 14.1 9.3-20.7 8 1.8 0.8- 3.6
Waccamaw 550 363 64.9 59.8-69.7 63 12.5 9.5-16.4 58 10.1 7.6-13.3 51 9.8 7.1-13.4 15 2.6 1.3- 5.2
Wateree 348 218 61.5 54.6-67.9 53 15.0 10.9-20.3 34 8.9 5.8-13.6 30 7.9 5.3-11.6 13 6.6 3.1-13.5
Region***
Region I 679 464 65.4 60.6-70.0 76 11.9 9.0-15.5 57 8.5 6.0-12.0 64 11.0 8.2-14.6 18 3.1 1.8- 5.5
Region II 1,247 857 67.2 63.9-70.3 138 12.8 10.5-15.6 126 10.7 8.8-12.9 98 7.6 6.0- 9.5 28 1.7 1.1- 2.6
Region III 1,454 1,057 69.0 65.8-71.9 161 12.7 10.7-15.2 103 8.0 6.3-10.1 106 8.4 6.7-10.4 27 1.9 1.2- 3.2
Region IV 819 513 61.3 56.9-65.5 121 14.4 11.6-17.6 79 9.7 7.3-12.7 78 10.1 7.8-13.0 28 4.6 2.7- 7.7
Region V 489 322 63.5 57.9-68.8 67 14.4 10.6-19.2 34 8.1 5.3-12.1 55 11.5 8.5-15.3 11 2.5 1.3- 5.0
Region VI 550 363 64.9 59.8-69.7 63 12.5 9.5-16.4 58 10.1 7.6-13.3 51 9.8 7.1-13.4 15 2.6 1.3- 5.2
Region VII 830 589 68.2 64.0-72.2 99 12.9 10.1-16.3 71 9.6 7.2-12.8 60 7.6 5.6-10.3 11 1.7 0.8- 3.4
Region VIII 342 247 71.6 65.4-77.1 41 14.4 10.1-20.1 21 5.9 3.6- 9.4 23 5.3 3.3- 8.2 10 2.9 1.4- 6.0

* Note: Denominator includes respondents who reported having never been to a dental clinic.

#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

*** 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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