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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 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 7,046 4,828 66.7 65.3-68.1 843 13.3 12.3-14.4 667 10.1 9.2-11.0 680 9.4 8.6-10.3 28 0.5 0.3- 0.8
GENDER
Male 2,704 1,772 63.9 61.5-66.1 352 14.6 12.9-16.4 261 10.4 8.9-12.0 305 10.5 9.2-12.0 14 0.7 0.4- 1.4
Female 4,342 3,056 69.3 67.7-71.0 491 12.1 11.0-13.3 406 9.8 8.8-11.0 375 8.4 7.5- 9.5 14 0.3 0.2- 0.5
RACE
White 5,422 3,861 71.0 69.5-72.4 589 11.7 10.7-12.8 465 8.7 7.8- 9.6 492 8.3 7.6- 9.2 15 0.3 0.1- 0.6
African American 1,382 817 56.6 53.2-59.8 223 17.7 15.1-20.5 176 13.5 11.3-16.0 158 11.7 9.7-14.0 8 0.6 0.2- 1.4
Other 180 113 62.0 52.3-70.9 24 13.0 7.9-20.8 17 9.8 5.1-18.2 23 12.5 7.5-20.1 3 2.7 0.7- 9.6
HISPANIC
Yes 126 73 59.5 48.5-69.6 21 15.0 8.8-24.6 18 13.1 7.6-21.5 12 11.3 5.9-20.7 2 1.1 0.2- 5.3
No 6,842 4,719 67.2 65.8-68.6 814 13.3 12.2-14.4 629 9.7 8.9-10.7 654 9.3 8.5-10.2 26 0.5 0.3- 0.8
AGE
18-24 413 282 65.3 59.6-70.6 67 18.0 13.9-23.0 41 10.9 7.7-15.2 20 5.0 3.1- 8.0 3 0.7 0.2- 2.7
25-34 1,042 718 65.7 62.2-69.2 153 16.2 13.6-19.1 87 8.5 6.6-10.9 80 8.9 7.0-11.4 4 0.6 0.2- 1.9
35-44 1,250 882 69.4 66.4-72.3 165 13.5 11.4-15.8 127 10.8 9.0-13.0 73 6.1 4.7- 8.0 3 0.1 0.0- 0.4
45-54 1,430 1,005 68.7 65.8-71.5 175 11.8 10.0-13.8 137 9.8 8.0-11.8 110 9.2 7.4-11.3 3 0.5 0.1- 2.3
55-64 1,305 897 67.3 64.3-70.2 124 10.1 8.3-12.3 130 10.8 9.0-13.0 152 11.6 9.7-13.7 2 0.2 0.0- 0.8
65+ 1,539 991 62.5 59.6-65.3 153 10.4 8.7-12.3 141 9.9 8.2-11.9 241 16.4 14.3-18.8 13 0.8 0.5- 1.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 793 309 38.2 33.8-42.8 110 15.5 12.2-19.4 156 21.2 17.6-25.3 211 23.8 20.4-27.7 7 1.3 0.5- 3.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,190 1,370 61.9 59.4-64.5 303 15.2 13.3-17.3 239 11.1 9.5-12.8 268 11.3 9.8-13.0 10 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Some Post-H.S. 1,790 1,265 69.9 67.1-72.5 235 13.8 11.9-16.1 152 8.6 7.1-10.4 132 7.4 6.0- 9.1 6 0.3 0.1- 0.7
College Graduate 2,261 1,876 80.7 78.5-82.8 192 9.8 8.3-11.5 120 5.9 4.7- 7.3 68 3.2 2.4- 4.4 5 0.4 0.1- 1.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 826 360 42.8 38.4-47.3 122 16.0 12.7-19.9 151 19.7 16.1-23.9 187 20.6 17.3-24.3 6 1.0 0.3- 3.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,156 628 52.8 49.1-56.5 205 19.2 16.4-22.4 163 14.9 12.3-17.8 156 12.7 10.6-15.1 4 0.4 0.1- 1.2
$25,000- $34,999 850 552 62.6 58.3-66.6 125 14.8 12.1-18.1 78 9.8 7.5-12.8 92 12.4 9.7-15.8 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,092 786 70.4 67.0-73.5 127 12.4 10.2-15.1 95 8.9 7.1-11.1 82 7.9 6.2-10.1 2 0.4 0.1- 2.2
$50,000+ 2,203 1,845 82.0 80.0-83.9 181 9.4 7.9-11.0 108 5.3 4.3- 6.6 64 2.9 2.2- 3.8 5 0.4 0.1- 1.3
Health District**
Appalachia I 430 281 67.3 61.9-72.4 47 9.4 6.9-12.6 45 10.2 7.3-14.0 56 12.1 8.9-16.2 1 1.0 0.1- 6.9
Appalachia II 850 592 68.7 64.8-72.2 95 11.5 9.2-14.2 80 10.9 8.5-13.8 81 8.7 6.8-11.1 2 0.3 0.1- 1.4
Appalachia III 545 342 62.6 57.4-67.6 66 13.5 10.2-17.7 68 12.4 9.0-16.8 66 11.1 8.5-14.5 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Catawba 488 331 63.6 58.1-68.7 59 14.5 10.9-19.1 48 11.2 8.1-15.2 48 10.3 7.3-14.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
Edisto Savannah 530 346 63.6 58.3-68.7 76 15.8 11.9-20.7 49 10.5 7.5-14.6 58 9.9 7.4-13.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Low Country 364 264 70.1 63.7-75.8 46 17.3 12.4-23.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.6 28 6.5 4.3- 9.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2
Palmetto 1,059 796 73.4 69.8-76.7 108 11.3 9.0-14.0 80 8.2 6.2-10.7 71 6.5 4.9- 8.7 4 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Pee Dee 520 324 60.6 55.1-65.8 74 15.0 11.3-19.5 53 11.4 8.2-15.6 68 12.9 9.7-16.9 1 0.2 0.0- 1.5
Trident 891 626 68.0 63.9-71.8 116 15.1 12.0-18.8 85 9.6 7.4-12.3 61 7.0 5.2- 9.5 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Upper Savannah 336 231 64.8 57.5-71.5 33 11.4 7.4-17.0 31 9.6 5.6-15.9 39 13.8 9.4-19.7 2 0.4 0.1- 2.0
Waccamaw 587 405 66.8 61.9-71.4 60 10.8 8.1-14.2 63 12.0 9.1-15.8 56 9.9 7.2-13.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Wateree 376 246 65.3 58.9-71.2 53 15.3 11.2-20.6 36 9.1 6.0-13.5 38 8.8 6.0-12.7 3 1.5 0.4- 5.7
Region***
Region I 766 512 66.2 61.8-70.4 80 10.3 7.9-13.3 76 9.9 7.4-13.2 95 12.8 10.1-16.2 3 0.8 0.2- 3.3
Region II 1,395 934 66.2 63.1-69.2 161 12.3 10.3-14.6 148 11.5 9.5-13.9 147 9.7 8.1-11.6 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Region III 1,547 1,127 70.2 67.2-73.0 167 12.3 10.3-14.6 128 9.2 7.4-11.2 119 7.8 6.2- 9.7 6 0.6 0.2- 1.8
Region IV 896 570 62.6 58.5-66.6 127 15.1 12.3-18.4 89 10.4 8.0-13.3 106 11.1 8.9-13.9 4 0.8 0.2- 2.5
Region V 530 346 63.6 58.3-68.7 76 15.8 11.9-20.7 49 10.5 7.5-14.6 58 9.9 7.4-13.2 1 0.2 0.0- 1.4
Region VI 587 405 66.8 61.9-71.4 60 10.8 8.1-14.2 63 12.0 9.1-15.8 56 9.9 7.2-13.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.4
Region VII 891 626 68.0 63.9-71.8 116 15.1 12.0-18.8 85 9.6 7.4-12.3 61 7.0 5.2- 9.5 3 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Region VIII 364 264 70.1 63.7-75.8 46 17.3 12.4-23.6 23 5.5 3.4- 8.6 28 6.5 4.3- 9.7 3 0.7 0.2- 2.2

#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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