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BRFSS Survey Results 2010 for South Carolina

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Oral Health

How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease?*

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  Total #
Respondents
1 to 5 6 or more but not all All None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 9,115 3,024 31.9 30.1-33.7 1,801 12.4 11.5-13.4 1,060 6.5 5.9- 7.2 3,230 49.1 47.2-51.1
GENDER
Male 3,433 1,161 32.5 29.6-35.4 685 12.1 10.7-13.7 371 5.7 4.9- 6.7 1,216 49.7 46.5-53.0
Female 5,682 1,863 31.3 29.1-33.6 1,116 12.8 11.6-14.0 689 7.3 6.5- 8.3 2,014 48.6 46.2-51.0
RACE
White 5,825 1,856 28.9 26.9-31.0 955 11.1 10.0-12.2 580 5.8 5.1- 6.5 2,434 54.3 52.0-56.5
African American 2,603 976 39.8 35.9-43.7 684 15.3 13.5-17.4 345 7.1 5.9- 8.4 598 37.8 33.9-41.8
Other 402 130 32.2 23.2-42.8 78 11.0 6.8-17.4 48 6.5 3.9-10.8 146 50.3 39.3-61.2
HISPANIC
Yes 115 33 15.6 8.3-27.3 18 10.5 3.6-26.7 11 3.1 1.1- 8.0 53 70.9 53.5-83.7
No 8,769 2,946 32.4 30.6-34.3 1,713 12.2 11.4-13.2 969 6.2 5.6- 6.9 3,141 49.1 47.1-51.1
AGE
18-24 248 36 15.5 10.0-23.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - . 212 84.5 76.8-90.0
25-34 640 187 30.4 24.7-36.7 16 2.2 1.3- 3.9 2 0.3 0.1- 1.1 435 67.1 60.8-72.9
35-44 1,111 405 35.8 31.8-39.9 72 5.4 3.8- 7.7 21 1.4 0.7- 2.5 613 57.5 53.2-61.6
45-54 1,602 614 37.1 33.6-40.8 280 14.6 12.2-17.3 71 3.5 2.4- 5.2 637 44.8 41.2-48.5
55-64 2,186 778 35.4 32.4-38.5 508 21.8 19.4-24.4 251 11.1 9.2-13.3 649 31.7 28.8-34.7
65+ 3,328 1,004 29.8 27.6-32.1 925 27.3 25.2-29.6 715 21.6 19.5-23.7 684 21.3 19.4-23.4
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 1,296 303 27.1 22.1-32.7 389 21.9 18.3-26.0 416 22.0 18.5-25.9 188 29.0 23.2-35.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 2,915 1,061 36.5 33.4-39.8 707 17.1 15.2-19.2 403 8.0 6.9- 9.2 744 38.4 35.0-41.9
Some Post-H.S. 2,228 813 34.5 30.6-38.5 428 11.2 9.7-13.1 162 4.1 3.1- 5.3 825 50.2 46.0-54.4
College Graduate 2,658 840 27.1 24.2-30.2 276 5.4 4.5- 6.5 78 1.3 0.9- 1.8 1,464 66.2 63.0-69.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 1,209 361 37.5 30.9-44.6 376 18.3 15.2-21.8 289 17.3 14.0-21.1 183 27.0 21.2-33.7
$15,000- $24,999 1,627 520 34.0 29.5-38.8 444 19.2 16.4-22.5 294 11.8 9.8-14.3 369 35.0 30.0-40.3
$25,000- $34,999 947 364 37.5 30.9-44.5 209 15.1 12.1-18.7 102 7.3 5.4- 9.7 272 40.1 33.0-47.7
$35,000- $49,999 1,140 446 37.9 33.3-42.9 199 14.6 11.7-18.2 76 4.9 3.5- 7.0 419 42.5 37.5-47.6
$50,000+ 2,684 874 27.4 24.9-30.0 262 5.9 4.9- 7.0 58 1.0 0.7- 1.4 1,490 65.8 63.0-68.5
REGION**
Region I 1,155 365 30.6 26.5-35.0 244 14.8 12.3-17.6 144 6.9 5.5- 8.7 402 47.7 43.0-52.4
Region II 1,067 329 33.8 28.8-39.1 199 11.4 9.3-13.9 152 7.7 6.1- 9.7 387 47.1 41.5-52.7
Region III 1,170 370 31.2 26.6-36.1 219 10.0 8.1-12.2 127 6.2 4.7- 8.1 454 52.7 47.7-57.6
Region IV 1,263 435 33.3 29.5-37.3 296 17.0 14.5-19.8 185 8.4 6.9-10.2 347 41.4 37.2-45.6
Region V 1,165 408 33.4 29.8-37.2 219 13.7 11.4-16.4 151 8.6 7.0-10.6 387 44.2 40.0-48.5
Region VI 1,089 383 36.0 31.6-40.6 235 14.4 12.1-17.1 111 5.1 4.0- 6.5 360 44.5 39.9-49.2
Region VII 1,113 373 26.4 22.3-31.0 197 11.2 8.6-14.4 108 4.2 3.0- 5.9 435 58.2 53.1-63.2
Region VIII 1,093 361 33.2 29.2-37.6 192 10.9 9.1-12.9 82 4.4 3.4- 5.6 458 51.5 47.1-55.9

*Includes teeth lost due to infection, but does not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

** 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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