Percentage of Adults Who Lacked a Recent Dental Visit

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1166 26.0 0.7 24.6 27.5
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 540 29.4 1.2 27.1 31.8
Female 626 22.8 0.9 21.0 24.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 85 25.4 2.6 20.3 30.4
25-34 years 192 27.2 1.8 23.6 30.8
35-44 years 212 22.5 1.5 19.5 25.4
45-54 years 233 25.1 1.6 22.0 28.2
55-64 years 144 23.5 1.9 19.8 27.1
65+ years 292 32.3 1.7 28.9 35.7
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 963 25.5 0.8 23.9 27.1
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 38 26.9 4.3 18.5 35.3
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 45 34.7 4.6 25.6 43.8
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 19 30.6 7.0 16.8 44.4
Hispanic 72 29.4 3.3 22.9 36.0
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 140 45.5 3.3 39.0 52.1
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 441 32.6 1.4 29.8 35.4
Some College 367 25.4 1.3 22.8 28.0
College Graduate 212 15.7 1.1 13.5 17.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 150 47.0 3.5 40.0 53.9
$15,000 - $24,999 290 39.6 2.1 35.5 43.8
$25,000 - $34,999 204 29.9 1.9 26.1 33.7
$35,000 - $49,999 172 22.8 1.7 19.5 26.2
$50,000+ 214 15.9 1.1 13.8 18.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 694 23.9 0.9 22.2 25.6
Out of Work 38 24.3 4.1 16.3 32.2
Homemaker / Student 83 23.2 2.7 18.0 28.5
Retired 275 32.9 1.8 29.4 36.5
Unable to Work 72 51.3 4.7 42.1 60.4
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 659 25.5 0.9 23.7 27.3
Divorced / Separated 211 29.7 2.0 25.9 33.6
Widowed 164 34.9 2.3 30.3 39.4
Never Married 129 21.9 2.1 17.8 26.1
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 264 32.5 1.9 28.9 36.1
Living without a Disability 872 24.9 0.8 23.3 26.6
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 75 36.2 3.8 28.8 43.6
Rural 181 30.7 2.1 26.5 34.9
Densely-settled Rural 241 31.5 1.9 27.8 35.2
Semi-urban 215 23.8 1.6 20.6 27.0
Urban 444 22.7 1.1 20.5 24.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 201 44.3 2.7 39.1 49.6
Insured 962 23.8 0.8 22.3 25.3
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 142 40.7 2.9 35.0 46.4
No Diabetes 1020 25.0 0.8 23.5 26.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 237 36.4 2.2 32.0 40.7
Excellent to Good 922 24.5 0.8 22.9 26.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 332 33.9 1.7 30.5 37.3
Non-Smoker 832 23.8 0.8 22.2 25.4

Numerator: Respondents who reported they had not visited a
dentist, dental hygienist or dental clinic within the past year.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.