Percentage of Adults Ages 65 and Older Who Have Had All
of Their Permanent Teeth Removed

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 207 22.4 1.5 19.4 25.4
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 64 20.5 2.5 15.6 25.5
Female 143 23.7 1.9 19.9 27.4
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 193 22.9 1.6 19.7 26.0
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 4 38.5 15.9 7.3 69.7
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hispanic 6 28.7 10.7 7.8 49.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 51 45.0 5.1 35.0 55.0
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 99 28.3 2.6 23.1 33.5
Some College 42 17.6 2.8 12.1 23.0
College Graduate 13 6.4 1.9 2.6 10.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 46 41.0 5.2 30.9 51.2
$15,000 - $24,999 69 27.4 3.1 21.3 33.4
$25,000 - $34,999 30 22.3 3.8 14.8 29.8
$35,000 - $49,999 15 17.5 4.3 9.0 26.0
$50,000+ 3 3.3 1.9 0.0 7.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 26 21.4 4.0 13.6 29.2
Out of Work 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Homemaker / Student 9 16.9 5.8 5.6 28.2
Retired 169 23.2 1.7 19.8 26.7
Unable to Work 2 15.5 11.0 0.0 37.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 72 18.2 2.0 14.2 22.1
Divorced / Separated 24 29.2 5.4 18.7 39.7
Widowed 109 32.0 2.6 26.8 37.1
Never Married 2 5.8 4.2 0.0 14.0
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 54 21.1 2.9 15.5 26.7
Living without a Disability 145 22.6 1.8 19.0 26.2
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 15 26.8 6.3 14.5 39.1
Rural 47 29.9 4.0 22.0 37.7
Densely-settled Rural 52 27.4 3.6 20.3 34.5
Semi-urban 25 11.9 2.5 7.0 16.7
Urban 68 21.4 2.6 16.4 26.5
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 1 7.2 7.3 0.0 21.4
Insured 205 22.7 1.5 19.7 25.7
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 40 31.5 4.6 22.5 40.5
No Diabetes 166 20.9 1.6 17.8 24.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 65 26.4 3.1 20.3 32.4
Excellent to Good 138 20.9 1.8 17.5 24.4
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 31 35.3 5.7 24.2 46.4
Non-Smoker 176 21.0 1.6 17.9 24.1

Numerator: Respondents ages 65 and older who reported
they had all of their permanent teeth removed.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.