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 430 19.1 0.9 17.3 20.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 140 18.3 1.5 15.4 21.2
Female 290 19.6 1.1 17.4 21.9
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 11 27.2 7.4 12.7 41.7
Non-Hispanic 419 18.9 0.9 17.2 20.7
RACE . . . . .
White Only 406 19.2 0.9 17.4 21.1
Black Only 9 17.6 5.8 6.2 29.0
Other Race Only 9 15.8 5.3 5.5 26.1
More than One Race 5 17.4 7.8 2.1 32.7
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 92 36.7 3.3 30.2 43.2
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 198 22.4 1.5 19.4 25.4
Some College 105 16.6 1.6 13.4 19.8
College Graduate 33 7.4 1.4 4.7 10.1
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 109 45.6 3.5 38.7 52.4
$15,000 - $24,999 137 25.9 2.1 21.9 30.0
$25,000 - $34,999 57 14.1 1.9 10.5 17.8
$35,000 - $49,999 29 10.7 2.0 6.7 14.6
$50,000+ 20 8.4 1.9 4.7 12.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 319 19.2 1.1 17.1 21.3
1-19 Hours 30 18.3 3.2 12.0 24.7
20-39 Hours 26 15.3 3.1 9.2 21.3
40 + Hours 33 22.7 3.8 15.2 30.1
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 59 18.9 2.5 14.1 23.8
Out of Work 3 28.6 13.9 1.4 55.8
Homemaker / Student 19 15.3 3.5 8.4 22.1
Retired 336 19.1 1.0 17.1 21.1
Unable to Work 11 33.2 8.6 16.3 50.1
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 157 15.6 1.2 13.3 17.9
Divorced / Separated 57 26.1 3.2 19.9 32.3
Widowed 212 25.8 1.6 22.6 28.9
Never Married 3 5.7 3.3 0.0 12.2
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 198 23.3 1.6 20.1 26.4
Living without a Disability 231 16.7 1.1 14.5 18.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 40 25.3 3.7 17.9 32.6
Rural 69 19.2 2.3 14.8 23.7
Densely-settled Rural 83 24.5 2.5 19.5 29.5
Semi-urban 94 21.3 2.1 17.1 25.4
Urban 144 14.8 1.3 12.3 17.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 5 18.5 8.1 2.5 34.4
Insured 422 19.0 0.9 17.2 20.8
DIABETES STATUS . . . . .
Has Diabetes 85 23.1 2.4 18.4 27.8
No Diabetes 344 18.2 1.0 16.3 20.1
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 161 27.4 2.0 23.4 31.3
Excellent to Good 263 15.9 1.0 14.0 17.9
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 67 38.1 4.0 30.3 45.9
Non-Smoker 361 17.5 0.9 15.7 19.3

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