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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Oral Health

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  Total
Respond.#
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 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 3,037 2,184 70.6 68.6-72.5 328 11.7 10.4-13.3 198 6.9 5.9- 8.0 307 10.1 8.9-11.5 20 0.7 0.4- 1.1
GENDER
Male 1,203 837 69.1 66.1-72.1 135 12.3 10.2-14.7 82 7.0 5.5- 8.8 138 10.7 8.9-12.8 11 0.9 0.5- 1.7
Female 1,834 1,347 71.9 69.3-74.3 193 11.2 9.5-13.3 116 6.8 5.5- 8.3 169 9.6 8.1-11.4 9 0.5 0.2- 0.9
RACE
White 2,300 1,705 73.3 71.1-75.3 226 10.3 8.9-11.8 133 6.4 5.3- 7.7 222 9.5 8.2-11.0 14 0.6 0.3- 1.1
African American 613 407 65.9 61.1-70.3 86 15.6 12.1-19.9 51 7.4 5.5-10.0 67 10.8 8.2-14.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.5
Other Minorities 95 52 49.7 38.2-61.2 13 15.2 7.9-27.4 11 12.6 6.7-22.4 15 18.4 10.9-29.4 4 4.1 1.4-11.3
HISPANIC
Yes 79 52 60.5 46.6-72.9 9 15.0 7.2-28.7 4 4.6 1.5-13.2 13 18.1 9.5-31.8 1 1.8 0.3-11.8
No 2,941 2,123 71.0 69.1-72.9 316 11.6 10.2-13.1 192 6.9 5.9- 8.1 291 9.8 8.6-11.1 19 0.6 0.4- 1.0
AGE
18-24 259 174 65.5 58.2-72.1 42 17.7 12.3-24.6 21 7.5 4.8-11.5 18 7.9 4.8-12.6 4 1.5 0.5- 4.0
25-34 576 440 76.0 71.6-79.9 57 9.7 7.3-12.7 40 7.8 5.5-11.1 37 6.0 4.1- 8.8 2 0.5 0.1- 2.2
35-44 652 492 73.3 69.1-77.1 83 14.7 11.6-18.5 38 5.6 4.0- 7.9 38 6.2 4.4- 8.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.9
45-54 607 441 70.0 65.3-74.3 77 14.3 11.2-18.1 36 6.8 4.5-10.1 52 8.9 6.4-12.2 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
55-64 403 277 69.7 64.5-74.4 36 7.4 5.3-10.3 34 8.5 6.0-11.9 52 13.5 10.0-18.1 4 0.9 0.3- 2.4
65+ 493 323 66.2 61.5-70.6 28 5.7 3.9- 8.3 27 5.8 3.9- 8.6 107 20.9 17.2-25.1 8 1.4 0.7- 2.9
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 397 179 43.7 38.0-49.6 56 16.5 11.8-22.4 46 11.6 8.3-16.0 110 26.6 21.8-32.1 6 1.5 0.6- 3.6
H.S. or G.E.D. 914 644 71.2 67.7-74.5 97 10.3 8.3-12.8 68 7.4 5.6- 9.7 96 10.2 8.2-12.7 9 0.9 0.4- 1.7
Some Post-H.S. 857 647 74.3 70.6-77.7 99 12.6 10.0-15.7 51 6.6 4.9- 8.9 58 6.4 4.8- 8.4 2 0.1 0.0- 0.6
College Graduate 863 710 80.9 77.7-83.7 75 9.9 7.8-12.5 33 3.9 2.7- 5.7 42 4.8 3.3- 6.7 3 0.5 0.1- 1.6
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 290 131 44.9 37.8-52.2 41 17.6 11.6-25.8 34 9.6 6.5-14.0 78 25.7 20.1-32.2 6 2.1 0.8- 5.3
$15,000- 24,999 500 321 62.6 57.1-67.8 68 13.4 10.1-17.5 36 7.7 5.2-11.1 69 15.3 11.6-19.7 6 1.1 0.5- 2.5
$25,000- 34,999 445 320 70.3 64.9-75.2 52 13.2 9.6-17.8 36 8.8 6.0-12.7 35 7.3 5.1-10.3 2 0.4 0.1- 1.8
$35,000- 49,999 515 392 73.8 69.2-77.9 57 12.4 9.3-16.3 30 6.8 4.6- 9.8 33 6.3 4.4- 8.9 3 0.8 0.2- 2.5
$50,000+ 857 733 84.2 81.1-86.8 60 7.8 5.9-10.2 35 4.7 3.3- 6.7 29 3.3 2.2- 5.0 0 0.0 . - .
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 194 124 63.9 56.1-71.0 24 13.8 9.2-20.1 18 9.3 5.7-14.8 25 11.9 7.7-17.9 3 1.2 0.3- 4.2
Appalachia II 369 273 70.8 64.9-76.1 34 9.4 6.6-13.2 21 7.0 4.2-11.2 37 11.6 7.9-16.7 4 1.2 0.4- 3.7
Appalachia III 207 148 71.8 64.6-77.9 19 9.6 5.9-15.4 11 5.6 3.0-10.3 29 13.0 8.9-18.5 0 0.0 . - .
Catawba 195 137 71.9 63.6-78.9 22 12.3 7.4-19.9 14 6.3 3.5-10.9 20 8.9 5.6-13.8 2 0.7 0.2- 2.7
Edisto 87 69 78.9 65.5-88.1 6 5.7 2.3-13.4 6 10.4 3.8-25.7 6 4.9 1.9-12.1 0 0.0 . - .
Low Country 145 110 73.7 64.4-81.3 17 13.9 8.0-23.2 7 4.5 2.1- 9.3 10 7.4 3.9-13.4 1 0.5 0.1- 3.3
Palmetto 475 370 74.5 69.3-79.1 40 9.9 6.8-14.3 25 6.7 4.2-10.6 39 8.7 6.1-12.3 1 0.2 0.0- 1.2
Pee Dee 206 135 63.7 55.8-70.9 26 12.7 8.3-19.0 14 6.7 3.8-11.6 28 15.5 10.4-22.5 3 1.4 0.4- 4.3
Savannah 135 98 75.0 66.5-81.9 13 8.2 4.7-14.1 13 8.6 4.8-14.8 10 7.5 3.8-14.2 1 0.7 0.1- 5.0
Trident 387 284 71.4 65.2-76.8 53 16.7 12.0-22.9 21 5.4 3.4- 8.6 27 6.0 3.9- 9.1 2 0.5 0.1- 2.0
Upper Savannah 172 115 66.9 58.5-74.4 24 16.0 10.4-23.7 13 6.7 3.7-12.0 19 9.7 5.9-15.5 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6
Waccamaw 231 157 67.4 60.0-73.9 28 11.1 7.5-16.2 18 8.3 5.0-13.4 27 12.4 8.1-18.8 1 0.8 0.1- 5.2
Wateree 183 134 72.8 64.7-79.6 13 6.4 3.4-11.8 15 8.2 4.8-13.6 21 12.6 7.8-19.7 0 0.0 . - .

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics.

** Appalachia 1: Anderson,Oconee
Appalachia 2: Greenville,Pickens
Appalachia 3: Cherokee,Spartanburg,Union
Catawba: Chester,Lancaster,York
Edisto: Bamberg,Calhoun,Orangeburg
Low Country: Beaufort,Colleton,Hampton,Jasper
Savannah: Aiken,Allendale,Barnwell
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

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