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 4108 41.0 0.6 39.8 42.2
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 1558 38.5 0.9 36.7 40.4
Female 2550 43.3 0.8 41.8 44.8
AGE GROUP . . . . .
18-24 years 50 8.6 1.3 6.1 11.1
25-34 years 261 21.4 1.3 18.9 23.9
35-44 years 511 31.7 1.3 29.1 34.2
45-54 years 827 45.5 1.3 42.9 48.0
55-64 years 761 61.0 1.5 58.0 64.0
65+ years 1676 78.2 1.0 76.2 80.1
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 183 36.4 2.7 31.2 41.6
Non-Hispanic 3917 41.3 0.6 40.1 42.5
RACE . . . . .
White Only 3705 41.0 0.6 39.7 42.2
Black Only 168 51.4 3.6 44.4 58.4
Other Race Only 184 36.6 2.8 31.2 42.1
More than One Race 40 39.9 6.2 27.6 52.1
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 399 58.8 2.8 53.4 64.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 1518 52.3 1.2 49.9 54.7
Some College 1226 39.9 1.1 37.7 42.1
College Graduate 957 28.9 0.9 27.1 30.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 416 53.3 2.6 48.2 58.5
$15,000 - $24,999 878 51.6 1.7 48.3 55.0
$25,000 - $34,999 617 45.4 1.7 42.2 48.6
$35,000 - $49,999 594 39.0 1.5 36.1 41.9
$50,000+ 843 29.1 1.0 27.2 31.0
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 1978 33.3 0.7 31.9 34.8
Out of Work 136 34.0 3.1 28.0 40.1
Homemaker / Student 258 27.9 1.8 24.4 31.4
Retired 1490 76.2 1.1 74.1 78.3
Unable to Work 243 71.2 3.0 65.3 77.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 1358 67.9 1.4 65.1 70.7
1-19 Hours 151 39.6 3.3 33.1 46.1
20-39 Hours 392 30.7 1.7 27.4 33.9
40 + Hours 1469 33.8 0.8 32.2 35.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 2193 40.0 0.7 38.5 41.4
Divorced / Separated 769 53.5 1.6 50.4 56.6
Widowed 841 79.3 1.3 76.7 81.9
Never Married 293 18.9 1.4 16.2 21.5
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 1234 61.9 1.4 59.2 64.6
Living without a Disability 2796 36.3 0.7 35.0 37.7
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 240 51.9 2.9 46.3 57.5
Rural 619 50.9 1.7 47.5 54.3
Densely-settled Rural 769 46.6 1.6 43.5 49.6
Semi-urban 802 41.9 1.4 39.1 44.6
Urban 1649 34.8 0.9 33.1 36.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 441 39.2 1.9 35.5 43.0
Insured 3656 41.3 0.6 40.0 42.5
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 505 70.8 2.1 66.7 74.8
No Diabetes 3551 38.7 0.6 37.5 40.0
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 954 68.3 1.7 65.0 71.7
Excellent to Good 3148 36.9 0.6 35.6 38.1
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 928 48.5 1.5 45.6 51.5
Non-Smoker 3173 39.1 0.7 37.8 40.4

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