Six or More Teeth Removed Due to Tooth Decay or Gum Disease
Numerator: Respondents who have had six or more permanent teeth removed due to tooth decay or gum disease
Denominator: Among all respondents, excluding unknowns and refused

Subpopulation Number of Respondents at Risk (n) Weighted Percent of Subpopulation at Risk (%) 95% Confidence Interval
Total 745 17.2 16.0-18.5
       
Age Group      
18-24 0 - -
25-34 20 3.2 1.7-4.8
35-44 56 7.5 5.4-9.6
45-54 92 12.7 10.0-15.4
55-64 159 34.7 29.9-39.5
65-74 201 43.7 38.6-48.9
75+ 217 52.6 47.3-58.0
       
Sex      
Male 280 16.3 14.3-18.2
Female 465 18.1 16.5-19.8
       
Race/Ethnicity      
White, Non-Hispanic 687 18.0 16.6-19.4
Black, Non-Hispanic 34 17.4 10.8-23.9
Hispanic 13 6.8 2.7-10.8
Other 8 9.7 2.5-16.9
       
Education      
< High School Graduate 167 40.7 35.1-46.3
High School Graduate 333 23.0 20.5-25.5
Some College 175 13.2 11.2-15.3
College Graduate 65 5.8 4.3-7.4
       
Household Income      
$0-$9,999 50 24.9 17.8-32.1
$10,000-$19,999 157 33.2 28.2-38.2
$20,000-$34,999 202 20.0 17.3-22.8
$35,000-$49,999 67 11.6 8.8-14.5
$50,000+ 62 7.1 5.3-9.0
       
Employment      
Employed for Wages 205 9.1 7.7-10.4
Self-Employed 38 10.4 7.1-13.8
Not Employed for Wages 83 15.7 12.2-19.1
Retired 418 47.2 43.5-50.9
       
Other      
Fair or poor health 226 39.8 35.2-44.4
No health insurance 63 14.9 10.9-18.8
Activity Limitation 210 39.3 34.4-44.1
Current smoking 192 21.9 18.8-25.0
Lack dental visit
(Respondents who reported that they had not visited a dentist or dental clinic within the past two years.)
358 43.7 39.8-47.6
Lack teeth cleaning
(Respondents who reported that they had not had their teeth cleaned by a dentist or dental hygienist in the past two years.)
134 20.6 17.2-24.1
       
Population Density      
Mixed 291 18.9 16.7-21.1
Rural 176 24.1 20.6-27.7
Urban 272 13.2 11.5-14.8