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BRFSS Survey Results 2006 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

How long has it been since you last visited a dentist or a dental clinic for any reason? *

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  Total #
Respondents
1 to 12 months 1 to 2 years 2 to 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 8,972 5,762 64.3 62.9-65.6 1,107 13.2 12.2-14.2 950 11.2 10.3-12.2 1,074 10.5 9.8-11.4 79 0.8 0.6- 1.1
GENDER
Male 3,464 2,161 62.4 60.1-64.6 420 12.9 11.4-14.6 370 12.0 10.6-13.7 477 11.6 10.3-12.9 36 1.1 0.7- 1.7
Female 5,508 3,601 66.0 64.4-67.7 687 13.3 12.1-14.7 580 10.5 9.4-11.6 597 9.6 8.7-10.6 43 0.6 0.4- 0.8
RACE
White 6,797 4,650 68.7 67.2-70.1 723 11.3 10.3-12.5 604 9.3 8.4-10.3 777 10.3 9.4-11.2 43 0.4 0.3- 0.6
African American 1,848 927 53.6 50.5-56.8 349 18.1 15.9-20.6 300 15.7 13.5-18.1 240 10.7 9.1-12.6 32 1.8 1.2- 2.9
Other 244 140 59.3 50.7-67.3 26 13.0 7.9-20.5 35 14.2 9.3-21.0 41 12.9 8.5-19.1 2 0.6 0.1- 2.9
HISPANIC
Yes 180 103 57.6 47.7-66.9 24 16.2 9.9-25.4 25 13.7 8.6-21.1 25 11.4 6.7-18.8 3 1.1 0.3- 3.8
No 8,617 5,593 64.8 63.4-66.2 1,067 13.1 12.1-14.2 881 10.9 10.0-11.9 1,003 10.3 9.5-11.1 73 0.8 0.6- 1.1
AGE
18-24 335 221 65.6 59.2-71.5 56 17.4 12.9-23.1 43 12.6 9.0-17.3 15 4.4 2.4- 7.8 0 0.0 . - .
25-34 949 612 62.9 59.1-66.5 143 15.5 12.9-18.5 103 12.2 9.7-15.1 84 8.6 6.7-10.9 7 0.9 0.4- 2.1
35-44 1,434 1,005 70.4 67.4-73.2 188 12.3 10.4-14.5 130 9.2 7.5-11.2 105 7.7 6.2- 9.6 6 0.4 0.2- 0.9
45-54 1,821 1,187 65.9 63.1-68.6 245 13.5 11.6-15.7 211 11.8 10.1-13.7 169 8.4 6.9-10.1 9 0.5 0.2- 1.0
55-64 1,886 1,207 63.2 60.5-65.8 215 10.9 9.4-12.6 205 11.2 9.5-13.2 244 13.8 12.0-15.8 15 1.0 0.5- 1.8
65+ 2,461 1,466 57.0 54.5-59.5 251 10.5 9.0-12.3 252 11.0 9.5-12.7 453 19.6 17.7-21.7 39 1.9 1.2- 3.0
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,306 455 39.2 35.4-43.2 188 14.7 12.0-17.8 248 19.8 16.7-23.2 384 23.7 20.9-26.8 31 2.6 1.6- 4.2
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,752 1,565 57.5 54.9-60.0 416 16.0 14.1-18.2 356 13.1 11.4-14.9 385 12.5 11.0-14.2 30 0.9 0.6- 1.5
Some Post-H.S. 2,219 1,546 68.9 66.2-71.5 265 12.8 11.0-14.9 196 9.2 7.6-11.0 201 8.6 7.3-10.2 11 0.4 0.2- 0.9
College Graduate 2,671 2,183 79.8 77.7-81.8 237 9.6 8.2-11.3 146 6.8 5.6- 8.2 99 3.6 2.8- 4.7 6 0.2 0.1- 0.5
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,063 348 33.7 29.8-38.0 180 18.3 15.0-22.1 229 22.5 19.2-26.2 287 23.4 20.2-26.9 19 2.1 1.2- 3.6
$15,000- $24,999 1,350 638 47.9 44.1-51.8 237 18.8 15.9-22.2 193 14.8 12.1-17.9 265 17.5 15.1-20.2 17 1.0 0.6- 1.7
$25,000- $34,999 1,012 615 59.5 55.1-63.7 138 14.5 11.6-18.1 125 13.7 10.9-17.1 123 10.9 8.8-13.5 11 1.4 0.6- 3.1
$35,000- $49,999 1,252 892 68.1 64.5-71.5 140 12.6 10.2-15.5 96 9.2 7.2-11.7 115 9.4 7.5-11.6 9 0.7 0.2- 2.2
$50,000+ 3,007 2,452 79.6 77.6-81.4 271 9.4 8.1-10.9 164 6.5 5.4- 7.8 115 4.3 3.4- 5.5 5 0.2 0.0- 0.5
Health District**
Appalachia I 706 435 60.3 55.1-65.2 88 11.6 9.1-14.6 71 14.8 10.4-20.6 102 11.9 9.4-15.0 10 1.5 0.7- 3.0
Appalachia II 653 450 70.0 65.4-74.2 61 10.2 7.6-13.6 63 10.6 7.8-14.3 74 8.6 6.5-11.2 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
Appalachia III 497 288 59.9 54.3-65.2 63 15.0 11.1-20.0 63 11.0 8.1-14.6 77 12.7 9.8-16.4 6 1.4 0.5- 3.7
Catawba 382 246 64.9 59.0-70.4 42 9.8 7.0-13.5 47 13.2 9.5-18.2 47 12.1 8.7-16.6 0 0.0 . - .
Edisto Savannah 1,058 673 62.9 59.0-66.6 135 13.0 10.7-15.8 104 10.2 8.1-12.9 140 12.3 10.0-15.1 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0
Low Country 937 652 65.1 60.5-69.4 108 13.7 10.5-17.7 87 12.3 9.3-16.0 82 8.0 6.1-10.5 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Palmetto 845 587 70.0 66.1-73.7 104 13.6 10.8-17.1 75 8.0 6.2-10.2 75 7.9 6.1-10.3 4 0.4 0.2- 1.3
Pee Dee 738 436 57.2 52.4-61.8 106 17.8 14.2-22.0 92 14.1 11.0-17.8 96 10.1 8.1-12.7 8 0.8 0.4- 1.9
Trident 1,043 711 65.6 61.6-69.4 124 13.7 11.0-17.0 98 10.6 8.3-13.5 101 9.2 7.2-11.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Upper Savannah 581 364 64.7 59.5-69.6 65 11.1 8.0-15.1 61 8.8 6.6-11.7 85 14.5 11.4-18.4 6 0.9 0.4- 2.0
Waccamaw 944 573 59.8 55.8-63.8 126 12.8 10.5-15.6 118 13.6 11.0-16.8 118 13.2 10.5-16.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Wateree 478 278 60.0 54.3-65.4 65 13.6 10.2-17.7 62 13.2 9.7-17.6 67 12.4 9.3-16.3 6 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Region***
Region I 1,287 799 62.3 58.6-65.8 153 11.3 9.3-13.7 132 12.1 9.4-15.5 187 13.1 11.1-15.4 16 1.2 0.7- 2.1
Region II 1,150 738 65.4 61.8-68.7 124 12.4 10.0-15.2 126 10.8 8.7-13.3 151 10.5 8.7-12.6 11 1.0 0.5- 2.0
Region III 1,227 833 68.4 65.1-71.5 146 12.4 10.2-15.0 122 9.6 7.8-11.8 122 9.2 7.5-11.3 4 0.3 0.1- 0.9
Region IV 1,216 714 58.3 54.7-61.8 171 16.1 13.5-19.1 154 13.7 11.4-16.5 163 11.1 9.2-13.2 14 0.9 0.5- 1.6
Region V 1,058 673 62.9 59.0-66.6 135 13.0 10.7-15.8 104 10.2 8.1-12.9 140 12.3 10.0-15.1 6 1.6 0.6- 4.0
Region VI 944 573 59.8 55.8-63.8 126 12.8 10.5-15.6 118 13.6 11.0-16.8 118 13.2 10.5-16.5 9 0.5 0.2- 1.1
Region VII 1,043 711 65.6 61.6-69.4 124 13.7 11.0-17.0 98 10.6 8.3-13.5 101 9.2 7.2-11.7 9 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Region VIII 937 652 65.1 60.5-69.4 108 13.7 10.5-17.7 87 12.3 9.3-16.0 82 8.0 6.1-10.5 8 0.9 0.4- 2.2

*Include visits to dental specialists, such as orthodontists.

#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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