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BRFSS Survey Results 2001 for South Carolina

Oral Health

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How many of your permanent teeth have been removed because of tooth decay or gum disease? Do not include teeth lost for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

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  Total
Respond.#
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 3,003 914 30.3 28.4-32.3 430 14.0 12.6-15.5 236 7.8 6.7- 8.9 1,423 48.0 45.9-50.0
GENDER
Male 1,194 353 30.0 27.1-33.1 160 13.2 11.2-15.5 90 6.9 5.5- 8.6 591 49.9 46.7-53.1
Female 1,809 561 30.5 28.1-33.1 270 14.7 13.0-16.7 146 8.5 7.1-10.2 832 46.2 43.5-48.9
RACE
White 2,282 635 27.2 25.2-29.3 282 11.9 10.5-13.5 178 7.8 6.6- 9.1 1,187 53.0 50.7-55.4
African American 602 241 38.7 34.1-43.5 126 20.0 16.5-23.9 47 7.7 5.6-10.5 188 33.6 29.2-38.4
Other Minorities 93 31 37.7 26.7-50.2 17 14.9 9.0-23.8 9 6.9 3.4-13.4 36 40.4 29.8-52.1
HISPANIC
Yes 76 24 31.6 20.4-45.4 12 13.0 6.8-23.6 3 2.6 0.7- 8.6 37 52.8 39.4-65.9
No 2,912 885 30.2 28.3-32.2 414 13.9 12.6-15.4 231 7.9 6.9- 9.1 1,382 47.9 45.8-50.0
AGE
18-24 260 36 16.3 11.2-23.3 3 1.9 0.5- 6.6 3 0.9 0.3- 2.9 218 80.9 73.8-86.5
25-34 575 153 28.2 23.9-32.9 16 2.4 1.4- 4.2 4 0.7 0.2- 2.4 402 68.6 63.8-73.0
35-44 646 204 33.6 29.5-37.9 81 12.1 9.6-15.2 12 2.1 1.1- 3.9 349 52.3 47.9-56.6
45-54 596 213 35.0 30.7-39.5 97 17.4 14.0-21.5 34 7.6 5.2-11.2 252 39.9 35.4-44.6
55-64 400 155 40.1 35.0-45.5 106 26.4 22.0-31.3 54 12.8 9.6-16.9 85 20.6 16.7-25.2
65+ 480 139 28.0 24.0-32.5 124 27.5 23.2-32.3 124 25.3 21.2-29.7 93 19.2 15.7-23.2
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 382 104 29.3 23.7-35.6 94 20.9 16.9-25.7 93 21.2 17.0-26.1 91 28.6 23.3-34.5
H.S. or G.E.D. 907 325 35.2 31.7-38.9 180 19.6 16.8-22.8 73 7.7 5.9- 9.9 329 37.5 33.9-41.2
Some Post-H.S. 851 279 31.5 28.0-35.2 95 10.5 8.4-13.1 40 5.0 3.5- 7.0 437 53.0 49.1-57.0
College Graduate 856 204 23.7 20.7-26.9 61 7.1 5.4- 9.3 28 3.5 2.3- 5.2 563 65.8 62.2-69.2
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 286 94 34.8 27.6-42.6 65 20.8 15.8-26.8 62 19.4 14.7-25.2 65 25.1 19.5-31.6
$15,000- 24,999 499 161 31.1 26.3-36.4 100 18.6 15.0-22.8 56 11.0 8.1-14.7 182 39.3 33.8-45.0
$25,000- 34,999 440 158 34.4 29.3-39.9 69 17.0 13.0-21.8 25 6.1 4.0- 9.1 188 42.6 37.2-48.1
$35,000- 49,999 506 159 31.3 27.0-35.9 60 11.8 9.0-15.3 25 5.5 3.6- 8.2 262 51.5 46.6-56.3
$50,000+ 851 218 26.6 23.4-30.0 74 8.9 7.0-11.3 17 2.6 1.6- 4.3 542 61.9 58.2-65.5
COUNTY/REGION**
Appalachia I 194 51 25.7 19.5-33.0 33 15.2 10.5-21.7 26 12.9 8.7-18.6 84 46.2 38.6-54.1
Appalachia II 366 101 27.4 22.6-32.7 44 11.7 8.5-15.9 27 8.4 5.2-13.1 194 52.6 46.7-58.4
Appalachia III 205 57 28.0 21.8-35.1 28 12.5 8.6-18.0 26 11.7 7.8-17.2 94 47.8 40.4-55.3
Catawba 196 71 35.3 27.3-44.2 26 12.6 8.3-18.7 15 6.6 3.9-11.1 84 45.4 36.3-54.9
Edisto 84 31 32.7 22.2-45.3 18 26.3 15.7-40.6 4 3.9 1.2-11.6 31 37.1 26.1-49.7
Low Country 140 45 37.7 28.8-47.5 16 11.7 7.0-18.8 9 5.3 2.7-10.2 70 45.3 36.4-54.5
Palmetto 466 153 33.3 28.3-38.6 55 12.3 9.3-16.1 12 2.6 1.4- 4.9 246 51.9 46.5-57.1
Pee Dee 204 60 27.3 21.1-34.5 36 19.6 13.9-26.8 30 14.2 9.7-20.3 78 38.9 31.6-46.7
Savannah 135 32 23.3 16.3-32.0 22 13.6 8.6-20.7 10 7.2 3.6-13.8 71 56.0 46.5-65.0
Trident 385 112 29.9 24.5-36.0 46 10.3 7.2-14.5 21 5.4 3.3- 8.5 206 54.4 48.3-60.3
Upper Savannah 168 52 30.0 22.8-38.3 26 16.2 10.8-23.6 16 9.3 5.4-15.4 74 44.5 36.2-53.2
Waccamaw 230 77 33.9 27.2-41.3 36 15.9 11.3-22.0 15 7.4 4.0-13.0 102 42.9 35.7-50.3
Wateree 181 60 32.8 25.3-41.2 32 15.0 10.3-21.2 18 11.0 6.8-17.4 71 41.3 33.1-50.0

#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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