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 602 27.8 1.1 25.7 29.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 208 26.4 1.7 23.0 29.7
Female 394 28.9 1.4 26.2 31.6
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 12 23.4 6.8 10.1 36.7
Non-Hispanic 589 27.9 1.1 25.8 30.0
RACE . . . . .
White Only 557 27.6 1.1 25.5 29.8
Black Only 20 39.5 7.7 24.3 54.6
Other Race Only 19 26.0 5.7 14.8 37.2
More than One Race 6 38.4 13.0 12.9 63.8
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 122 47.4 3.5 40.5 54.3
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 279 32.2 1.8 28.8 35.7
Some College 131 24.0 2.0 20.0 28.0
College Graduate 70 15.1 1.9 11.5 18.8
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 90 40.9 3.6 33.8 48.0
$15,000 - $24,999 169 33.6 2.3 29.0 38.2
$25,000 - $34,999 77 22.4 2.5 17.6 27.2
$35,000 - $49,999 42 17.2 2.7 12.0 22.4
$50,000+ 16 8.3 2.1 4.1 12.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 450 29.2 1.3 26.7 31.7
1-19 Hours 27 23.9 4.5 15.2 32.7
20-39 Hours 23 14.0 3.0 8.2 19.9
40 + Hours 27 19.1 3.6 12.0 26.2
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 55 18.4 2.5 13.5 23.3
Out of Work 6 22.2 8.8 4.9 39.5
Homemaker / Student 17 22.0 5.0 12.2 31.9
Retired 497 29.0 1.2 26.6 31.4
Unable to Work 27 54.9 7.7 39.7 70.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 205 23.2 1.5 20.3 26.2
Divorced / Separated 74 32.7 3.4 26.0 39.4
Widowed 303 34.1 1.7 30.7 37.5
Never Married 20 30.9 6.9 17.4 44.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 277 36.1 1.9 32.3 39.8
Living without a Disability 309 22.9 1.3 20.4 25.4
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 39 26.4 4.1 18.3 34.5
Rural 116 31.9 2.7 26.7 37.1
Densely-settled Rural 128 33.2 2.7 27.8 38.5
Semi-urban 122 28.6 2.4 23.9 33.3
Urban 195 23.8 1.7 20.5 27.1
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 15 35.6 8.3 19.4 51.8
Insured 586 27.7 1.1 25.5 29.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 106 31.1 2.8 25.6 36.7
No Diabetes 494 27.4 1.2 25.1 29.7
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 228 41.0 2.3 36.4 45.5
Excellent to Good 371 23.0 1.2 20.7 25.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 95 43.1 3.9 35.5 50.7
Non-Smoker 506 26.3 1.1 24.1 28.4

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