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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

Risk factor having had permanent teeth extracted*

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  Total #
Respondents
Not at Risk At Risk
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,741 3,488 48.2 46.7-49.6 5,253 51.8 50.4-53.3
GENDER
Male 3,395 1,382 49.6 47.3-51.9 2,013 50.4 48.1-52.7
Female 5,346 2,106 46.8 45.0-48.6 3,240 53.2 51.4-55.0
RACE
White 6,638 2,916 52.5 51.0-54.1 3,722 47.5 45.9-49.0
African American 1,794 443 35.6 32.4-39.0 1,351 64.4 61.0-67.6
Other 237 109 54.9 46.2-63.2 128 45.1 36.8-53.8
HISPANIC
Yes 177 71 47.4 37.6-57.4 106 52.6 42.6-62.4
No 8,403 3,396 48.6 47.1-50.0 5,007 51.4 50.0-52.9
AGE
18-24 337 283 83.3 77.8-87.6 54 16.7 12.4-22.2
25-34 943 650 68.6 64.9-72.1 293 31.4 27.9-35.1
35-44 1,428 825 56.5 53.3-59.7 603 43.5 40.3-46.7
45-54 1,788 696 39.4 36.6-42.2 1,092 60.6 57.8-63.4
55-64 1,817 507 26.7 24.4-29.2 1,310 73.3 70.8-75.6
65+ 2,354 499 19.3 17.5-21.2 1,855 80.7 78.8-82.5
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,271 197 25.0 21.2-29.3 1,074 75.0 70.7-78.8
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,667 804 38.8 36.2-41.6 1,863 61.2 58.4-63.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,166 888 50.9 48.0-53.7 1,278 49.1 46.3-52.0
College Graduate 2,614 1,594 67.1 64.7-69.3 1,020 32.9 30.7-35.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,032 176 25.2 21.3-29.6 856 74.8 70.4-78.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,319 336 35.2 31.2-39.3 983 64.8 60.7-68.8
$25,000- $34,999 995 325 39.4 35.0-44.0 670 60.6 56.0-65.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,226 516 50.3 46.5-54.0 710 49.7 46.0-53.5
$50,000+ 2,964 1,718 62.5 60.3-64.7 1,246 37.5 35.3-39.7
Health District**
Appalachia I 692 255 46.9 42.0-52.0 437 53.1 48.0-58.0
Appalachia II 635 286 49.1 44.3-53.9 349 50.9 46.1-55.7
Appalachia III 486 174 45.1 39.5-50.9 312 54.9 49.1-60.5
Catawba 374 154 48.7 42.6-54.8 220 51.3 45.2-57.4
Edisto Savannah 1,037 385 45.7 41.8-49.8 652 54.3 50.2-58.2
Low Country 907 377 47.2 42.7-51.7 530 52.8 48.3-57.3
Palmetto 830 398 56.9 52.8-60.9 432 43.1 39.1-47.2
Pee Dee 717 233 39.9 35.1-44.9 484 60.1 55.1-64.9
Trident 1,013 483 52.5 48.5-56.6 530 47.5 43.4-51.5
Upper Savannah 564 190 39.6 34.2-45.2 374 60.4 54.8-65.8
Waccamaw 916 346 43.7 39.6-47.9 570 56.3 52.1-60.4
Wateree 465 167 45.5 39.6-51.4 298 54.5 48.6-60.4
Region***
Region I 1,256 445 43.6 39.9-47.4 811 56.4 52.6-60.1
Region II 1,121 460 47.3 43.6-51.0 661 52.7 49.0-56.4
Region III 1,204 552 54.3 50.9-57.6 652 45.7 42.4-49.1
Region IV 1,182 400 42.2 38.4-46.0 782 57.8 54.0-61.6
Region V 1,037 385 45.7 41.8-49.8 652 54.3 50.2-58.2
Region VI 916 346 43.7 39.6-47.9 570 56.3 52.1-60.4
Region VII 1,013 483 52.5 48.5-56.6 530 47.5 43.4-51.5
Region VIII 907 377 47.2 42.7-51.7 530 52.8 48.3-57.3

*Includes teeth lost due to infection, but does not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics. Includes wisdom teeth are counted if lost to tooth decay or gum disease

#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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