Percentage of Adults Who Have Had At Least One Permanent Tooth Removed

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 2039 41.6 0.8 40.0 43.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 793 39.6 1.3 37.2 42.1
Female 1246 43.5 1.1 41.4 45.6
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 31 9.1 1.7 5.8 12.5
25-34 years 140 18.9 1.6 15.8 22.0
35-44 years 306 31.5 1.7 28.2 34.7
45-54 years 478 50.3 1.8 46.8 53.7
55-64 years 383 63.1 2.1 58.9 67.3
65+ years 687 79.8 1.6 76.6 83.0
RACE/ETHNICITY . . . . .
White Only, Non-Hispanic 1736 42.2 0.9 40.4 43.9
Black Only, Non-Hispanic 76 47.3 4.8 37.9 56.7
Other Race Only, Non-Hispanic 59 41.7 4.8 32.4 51.1
Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 22 36.7 7.5 22.0 51.5
Hispanic 95 34.5 3.4 27.9 41.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 189 57.8 3.5 50.9 64.7
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 793 53.4 1.6 50.3 56.4
Some College 643 41.6 1.5 38.7 44.5
College Graduate 409 26.4 1.3 23.9 28.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 195 55.6 3.7 48.4 62.9
$15,000 - $24,999 463 54.9 2.2 50.6 59.2
$25,000 - $34,999 355 49.0 2.1 44.8 53.2
$35,000 - $49,999 331 39.2 1.9 35.4 43.0
$50,000+ 434 29.1 1.3 26.6 31.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1114 33.9 1.0 32.1 35.8
Out of Work 54 31.9 4.4 23.3 40.4
Homemaker / Student 129 29.8 2.6 24.7 34.8
Retired 642 79.5 1.7 76.2 82.9
Unable to Work 96 68.8 4.4 60.2 77.3
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 1168 42.1 1.0 40.1 44.1
Divorced / Separated 369 50.2 2.1 46.0 54.4
Widowed 348 79.6 2.1 75.5 83.7
Never Married 148 17.8 1.7 14.3 21.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 485 61.3 2.0 57.4 65.1
Living without a Disability 1503 38.2 0.9 36.4 39.9
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 113 49.6 3.9 41.9 57.2
Rural 325 53.2 2.4 48.5 57.8
Densely-settled Rural 386 49.5 2.1 45.4 53.5
Semi-urban 382 40.5 1.9 36.7 44.3
Urban 814 35.4 1.2 33.1 37.7
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 210 41.5 2.6 36.3 46.6
Insured 1822 41.7 0.9 40.0 43.4
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 227 66.9 2.9 61.2 72.6
No Diabetes 1806 39.9 0.8 38.2 41.5
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 409 64.1 2.5 59.2 69.0
Excellent to Good 1620 38.4 0.9 36.7 40.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 548 50.9 1.9 47.2 54.5
Non-Smoker 1484 39.0 0.9 37.2 40.8

Numerator: Respondents who reported they had at least one permanent
tooth removed.
Denominator: All respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.