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BRFSS Survey Results 2004 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

Risk Factor for having not visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year.*

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  Total
Respond.#
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 7,075 4,962 68.7 67.3-70.0 2,113 31.3 30.0-32.7
GENDER
Male 2,717 1,831 66.1 63.8-68.3 886 33.9 31.7-36.2
Female 4,358 3,131 71.0 69.4-72.6 1,227 29.0 27.4-30.6
RACE
White 5,440 3,936 72.2 70.8-73.6 1,504 27.8 26.4-29.2
African American 1,393 871 60.3 57.0-63.5 522 39.7 36.5-43.0
Other 180 118 66.0 56.3-74.5 62 34.0 25.5-43.7
HISPANIC
Yes 127 79 64.6 53.8-74.0 48 35.4 26.0-46.2
No 6,868 4,845 69.1 67.7-70.5 2,023 30.9 29.5-32.3
AGE
18-24 414 292 68.2 62.6-73.4 122 31.8 26.6-37.4
25-34 1,045 739 67.5 63.9-70.9 306 32.5 29.1-36.1
35-44 1,259 903 71.1 68.1-73.9 356 28.9 26.1-31.9
45-54 1,435 1,035 70.9 68.0-73.6 400 29.1 26.4-32.0
55-64 1,310 920 68.9 66.0-71.8 390 31.1 28.2-34.0
65+ 1,545 1,019 64.2 61.4-67.0 526 35.8 33.0-38.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 803 332 40.7 36.3-45.3 471 59.3 54.7-63.7
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,200 1,421 64.7 62.2-67.1 779 35.3 32.9-37.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,793 1,300 71.7 69.0-74.3 493 28.3 25.7-31.0
College Graduate 2,266 1,900 81.7 79.5-83.7 366 18.3 16.3-20.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 833 386 45.8 41.3-50.3 447 54.2 49.7-58.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,160 649 55.3 51.5-58.9 511 44.7 41.1-48.5
$25,000- $34,999 854 575 65.3 61.1-69.2 279 34.7 30.8-38.9
$35,000- $49,999 1,095 805 72.1 68.7-75.2 290 27.9 24.8-31.3
$50,000+ 2,206 1,873 83.2 81.2-85.1 333 16.8 14.9-18.8
Health District**
Appalachia I 430 288 68.8 63.3-73.7 142 31.2 26.3-36.7
Appalachia II 851 608 70.8 67.1-74.3 243 29.2 25.7-32.9
Appalachia III 549 349 63.3 58.1-68.2 200 36.7 31.8-41.9
Catawba 490 342 65.8 60.4-70.8 148 34.2 29.2-39.6
Edisto Savannah 535 358 66.5 61.2-71.4 177 33.5 28.6-38.8
Low Country 364 271 72.4 66.1-78.0 93 27.6 22.0-33.9
Palmetto 1,066 815 74.9 71.4-78.1 251 25.1 21.9-28.6
Pee Dee 521 336 63.0 57.6-68.1 185 37.0 31.9-42.4
Trident 894 650 70.4 66.3-74.2 244 29.6 25.8-33.7
Upper Savannah 336 237 66.6 59.3-73.3 99 33.4 26.7-40.7
Waccamaw 587 408 67.9 63.0-72.4 179 32.1 27.6-37.0
Wateree 381 256 68.5 62.3-74.1 125 31.5 25.9-37.7
Region***
Region I 766 525 67.8 63.4-71.9 241 32.2 28.1-36.6
Region II 1,400 957 67.8 64.7-70.7 443 32.2 29.3-35.3
Region III 1,556 1,157 71.9 69.0-74.7 399 28.1 25.3-31.0
Region IV 902 592 65.4 61.3-69.2 310 34.6 30.8-38.7
Region V 535 358 66.5 61.2-71.4 177 33.5 28.6-38.8
Region VI 587 408 67.9 63.0-72.4 179 32.1 27.6-37.0
Region VII 894 650 70.4 66.3-74.2 244 29.6 25.8-33.7
Region VIII 364 271 72.4 66.1-78.0 93 27.6 22.0-33.9

*Data in this table was derived from the Oral Health questions.

#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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