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BRFSS Survey Results 2008 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

Adults that have visited a dentist, dental hygenist or dental clinic within the past year*

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  Total #
Respondents
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 10,132 6,691 67.7 66.1-69.3 3,441 32.3 30.7-33.9
GENDER
Male 3,689 2,383 66.3 63.6-68.8 1,306 33.7 31.2-36.4
Female 6,443 4,308 69.1 67.1-71.0 2,135 30.9 29.0-32.9
RACE
White 6,642 4,748 73.6 71.8-75.3 1,894 26.4 24.7-28.2
African American 2,699 1,510 56.0 52.4-59.5 1,189 44.0 40.5-47.6
Other 485 300 62.2 53.9-69.9 185 37.8 30.1-46.1
HISPANIC
Yes 176 121 66.1 51.4-78.3 55 33.9 21.7-48.6
No 9,706 6,466 68.3 66.6-69.9 3,240 31.7 30.1-33.4
AGE
18-24 318 218 70.0 62.1-76.9 100 30.0 23.1-37.9
25-34 855 567 66.2 61.3-70.8 288 33.8 29.2-38.7
35-44 1,376 946 67.8 64.0-71.5 430 32.2 28.5-36.0
45-54 2,035 1,382 71.9 69.0-74.7 653 28.1 25.3-31.0
55-64 2,279 1,541 70.5 67.6-73.3 738 29.5 26.7-32.4
65+ 3,269 2,037 60.8 58.4-63.2 1,232 39.2 36.8-41.6
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,361 530 40.3 35.6-45.2 831 59.7 54.8-64.4
H.S. or G.E.D. 3,404 2,010 59.7 56.7-62.6 1,394 40.3 37.4-43.3
Some Post-H.S. 2,455 1,708 69.6 66.2-72.8 747 30.4 27.2-33.8
College Graduate 2,891 2,435 85.2 82.9-87.2 456 14.8 12.8-17.1
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,214 494 39.6 34.9-44.4 720 60.4 55.6-65.1
$15,000- $24,999 1,656 845 48.1 43.6-52.7 811 51.9 47.3-56.4
$25,000- $34,999 1,092 685 59.5 54.0-64.8 407 40.5 35.2-46.0
$35,000- $49,999 1,314 933 66.6 61.6-71.3 381 33.4 28.7-38.4
$50,000+ 3,282 2,758 84.0 81.9-85.8 524 16.0 14.2-18.1
Health District**
Appalachia I 419 273 65.8 59.3-71.7 146 34.2 28.3-40.7
Appalachia II 683 479 74.1 68.9-78.7 204 25.9 21.3-31.1
Appalachia III 561 356 68.2 61.5-74.1 205 31.8 25.9-38.5
Catawba 258 174 65.9 57.9-73.1 84 34.1 26.9-42.1
Edisto Savannah 1,235 808 65.0 61.0-68.8 427 35.0 31.2-39.0
Low Country 1,212 856 70.3 66.1-74.2 356 29.7 25.8-33.9
Palmetto 1,068 751 72.8 67.4-77.5 317 27.2 22.5-32.6
Pee Dee 670 393 61.3 55.8-66.5 277 38.7 33.5-44.2
Trident 1,189 799 69.0 64.4-73.3 390 31.0 26.7-35.6
Upper Savannah 925 603 72.7 67.9-77.1 322 27.3 22.9-32.1
Waccamaw 1,246 804 60.2 55.8-64.5 442 39.8 35.5-44.2
Wateree 549 326 56.8 50.1-63.3 223 43.2 36.7-49.9
Region***
Region I 1,344 876 69.0 64.8-72.9 468 31.0 27.1-35.2
Region II 1,244 835 71.7 67.6-75.4 409 28.3 24.6-32.4
Region III 1,326 925 70.5 66.1-74.6 401 29.5 25.4-33.9
Region IV 1,219 719 59.5 55.3-63.7 500 40.5 36.3-44.7
Region V 1,235 808 65.0 61.0-68.8 427 35.0 31.2-39.0
Region VI 1,246 804 60.2 55.8-64.5 442 39.8 35.5-44.2
Region VII 1,189 799 69.0 64.4-73.3 390 31.0 26.7-35.6
Region VIII 1,212 856 70.3 66.1-74.2 356 29.7 25.8-33.9

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

#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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