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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

Risk factor having not visited a dentist, a dental hygienist or dental clinic in the past year*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,995 5,941 66.2 64.9-67.6 3,054 33.8 32.4-35.1
GENDER
Male 3,473 2,237 64.5 62.3-66.6 1,236 35.5 33.4-37.7
Female 5,522 3,704 67.9 66.2-69.5 1,818 32.1 30.5-33.8
RACE
White 6,813 4,760 70.4 68.9-71.8 2,053 29.6 28.2-31.1
African American 1,855 987 56.3 53.1-59.4 868 43.7 40.6-46.9
Other 244 144 60.5 51.9-68.5 100 39.5 31.5-48.1
HISPANIC
Yes 181 112 60.9 51.0-70.0 69 39.1 30.0-49.0
No 8,638 5,759 66.8 65.4-68.1 2,879 33.2 31.9-34.6
AGE
18-24 337 231 69.1 62.9-74.7 106 30.9 25.3-37.1
25-34 949 629 64.6 60.8-68.2 320 35.4 31.8-39.2
35-44 1,436 1,031 72.3 69.4-75.0 405 27.7 25.0-30.6
45-54 1,822 1,227 67.9 65.1-70.5 595 32.1 29.5-34.9
55-64 1,888 1,242 65.0 62.3-67.5 646 35.0 32.5-37.7
65+ 2,476 1,514 58.6 56.1-61.0 962 41.4 39.0-43.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,314 481 40.9 37.1-44.8 833 59.1 55.2-62.9
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,762 1,650 60.8 58.3-63.3 1,112 39.2 36.7-41.7
Some Post-H.S. 2,222 1,580 70.3 67.6-72.8 642 29.7 27.2-32.4
College Graduate 2,673 2,217 81.0 78.9-82.9 456 19.0 17.1-21.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,071 375 35.9 31.9-40.1 696 64.1 59.9-68.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,351 672 50.6 46.7-54.4 679 49.4 45.6-53.3
$25,000- $34,999 1,013 636 61.9 57.5-66.0 377 38.1 34.0-42.5
$35,000- $49,999 1,252 912 69.6 66.0-73.0 340 30.4 27.0-34.0
$50,000+ 3,009 2,496 81.1 79.1-82.9 513 18.9 17.1-20.9
Health District**
Appalachia I 709 451 62.8 57.6-67.7 258 37.2 32.3-42.4
Appalachia II 653 460 71.8 67.4-75.9 193 28.2 24.1-32.6
Appalachia III 498 297 61.2 55.7-66.5 201 38.8 33.5-44.3
Catawba 383 247 65.1 59.2-70.6 136 34.9 29.4-40.8
Edisto Savannah 1,061 702 65.6 61.7-69.2 359 34.4 30.8-38.3
Low Country 939 664 66.7 62.2-71.0 275 33.3 29.0-37.8
Palmetto 846 600 71.3 67.4-75.0 246 28.7 25.0-32.6
Pee Dee 743 454 60.0 55.3-64.5 289 40.0 35.5-44.7
Trident 1,044 736 68.4 64.5-72.1 308 31.6 27.9-35.5
Upper Savannah 582 379 67.9 63.0-72.4 203 32.1 27.6-37.0
Waccamaw 948 594 61.9 57.9-65.8 354 38.1 34.2-42.1
Wateree 479 283 60.5 54.8-65.9 196 39.5 34.1-45.2
Region***
Region I 1,291 830 65.1 61.4-68.5 461 34.9 31.5-38.6
Region II 1,151 757 67.0 63.5-70.3 394 33.0 29.7-36.5
Region III 1,229 847 69.4 66.1-72.4 382 30.6 27.6-33.9
Region IV 1,222 737 60.2 56.6-63.7 485 39.8 36.3-43.4
Region V 1,061 702 65.6 61.7-69.2 359 34.4 30.8-38.3
Region VI 948 594 61.9 57.9-65.8 354 38.1 34.2-42.1
Region VII 1,044 736 68.4 64.5-72.1 308 31.6 27.9-35.5
Region VIII 939 664 66.7 62.2-71.0 275 33.3 29.0-37.8

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50 and confidence intervals with width greater than 20. 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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