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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No Does not have dentist
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,612 1,802 24.8 23.5-26.1 6,586 73.1 71.7-74.4 224 2.1 1.8- 2.5
GENDER
Male 3,314 708 25.7 23.6-27.9 2,506 72.0 69.8-74.1 100 2.3 1.8- 2.9
Female 5,298 1,094 23.9 22.4-25.6 4,080 74.1 72.5-75.7 124 1.9 1.6- 2.4
RACE
White 6,574 1,250 22.5 21.2-24.0 5,164 75.5 74.0-76.9 160 2.0 1.6- 2.4
African American 1,733 469 29.4 26.4-32.6 1,212 68.2 65.0-71.2 52 2.4 1.7- 3.3
Other 231 69 34.0 25.9-43.1 156 64.1 55.0-72.2 6 1.9 0.6- 5.7
HISPANIC
Yes 175 57 40.1 30.6-50.5 112 56.7 46.4-66.4 6 3.2 1.1- 8.8
No 8,270 1,720 24.4 23.1-25.8 6,342 73.6 72.2-74.9 208 2.0 1.7- 2.4
AGE
18-24 313 100 33.0 26.9-39.8 208 65.2 58.4-71.5 5 1.7 0.7- 4.2
25-34 903 291 33.5 29.9-37.4 604 65.8 62.0-69.5 8 0.6 0.3- 1.3
35-44 1,378 409 31.2 28.2-34.3 953 67.7 64.5-70.7 16 1.2 0.6- 2.1
45-54 1,729 403 23.3 20.9-25.9 1,297 75.1 72.4-77.5 29 1.7 1.1- 2.5
55-64 1,806 325 18.3 16.2-20.6 1,433 78.8 76.5-81.0 48 2.8 2.1- 3.9
65+ 2,408 267 10.5 9.1-12.0 2,025 84.5 82.7-86.2 116 5.0 4.0- 6.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,255 224 23.6 20.0-27.6 938 70.8 66.8-74.5 93 5.7 4.4- 7.3
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,634 575 26.3 23.9-28.8 1,994 71.7 69.2-74.1 65 2.0 1.4- 2.8
Some Post-H.S. 2,127 477 25.8 23.2-28.6 1,610 72.7 69.8-75.3 40 1.5 1.1- 2.2
College Graduate 2,568 521 22.9 20.8-25.2 2,026 76.2 73.8-78.4 21 0.9 0.5- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,035 200 20.3 17.2-23.9 767 74.5 70.7-77.9 68 5.2 3.8- 7.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,300 271 25.1 21.6-28.9 979 71.4 67.5-75.0 50 3.5 2.5- 4.9
$25,000- $34,999 975 229 32.3 27.8-37.2 727 65.7 60.9-70.3 19 2.0 1.2- 3.4
$35,000- $49,999 1,196 286 27.0 23.8-30.5 891 71.9 68.4-75.2 19 1.1 0.6- 2.1
$50,000+ 2,901 650 24.9 22.9-27.1 2,235 74.5 72.3-76.6 16 0.6 0.3- 1.0
Health District**
Appalachia I 686 121 18.7 15.0-23.0 543 78.9 74.6-82.7 22 2.4 1.5- 3.8
Appalachia II 626 120 23.4 19.3-28.0 491 75.1 70.5-79.3 15 1.5 0.8- 2.7
Appalachia III 477 88 24.4 19.5-30.1 375 73.4 67.7-78.4 14 2.2 1.2- 3.9
Catawba 370 87 27.7 22.3-33.9 266 68.7 62.5-74.3 17 3.6 2.1- 6.0
Edisto Savannah 1,018 198 24.7 21.2-28.6 799 73.7 69.8-77.2 21 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Low Country 900 212 25.7 22.0-29.8 669 71.4 67.1-75.4 19 2.9 1.4- 6.1
Palmetto 813 162 23.9 20.2-28.0 632 74.1 70.0-77.9 19 2.0 1.2- 3.2
Pee Dee 705 129 19.6 16.1-23.5 554 78.1 74.1-81.7 22 2.3 1.4- 3.8
Trident 983 260 30.8 26.9-34.9 701 67.3 63.2-71.2 22 1.9 1.2- 3.2
Upper Savannah 569 102 21.9 17.0-27.9 451 75.9 70.0-80.9 16 2.2 1.2- 4.2
Waccamaw 913 194 25.0 21.6-28.7 698 73.4 69.7-76.8 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Wateree 457 106 26.1 21.2-31.7 338 71.8 66.2-76.8 13 2.1 1.1- 3.8
Region***
Region I 1,255 223 20.1 17.0-23.7 994 77.6 74.0-80.7 38 2.3 1.6- 3.4
Region II 1,103 208 23.9 20.6-27.4 866 74.3 70.8-77.6 29 1.8 1.2- 2.8
Region III 1,183 249 25.1 22.0-28.5 898 72.4 69.0-75.6 36 2.5 1.7- 3.6
Region IV 1,162 235 22.2 19.3-25.4 892 75.6 72.3-78.6 35 2.2 1.5- 3.3
Region V 1,018 198 24.7 21.2-28.6 799 73.7 69.8-77.2 21 1.6 1.0- 2.7
Region VI 913 194 25.0 21.6-28.7 698 73.4 69.7-76.8 21 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Region VII 983 260 30.8 26.9-34.9 701 67.3 63.2-71.2 22 1.9 1.2- 3.2
Region VIII 900 212 25.7 22.0-29.8 669 71.4 67.1-75.4 19 2.9 1.4- 6.1

#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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