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 530 17.4 0.8 15.9 18.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 191 16.8 1.2 14.4 19.1
Female 339 17.8 1.0 15.9 19.8
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 8 9.9 3.6 2.8 17.0
Non-Hispanic 522 17.6 0.8 16.1 19.1
RACE . . . . .
White Only 480 17.3 0.8 15.7 18.8
Black Only 23 20.8 4.4 12.2 29.4
Other Race Only 12 14.5 4.3 6.1 22.9
More than One Race 13 23.0 6.6 10.1 35.9
EDUCATION . . . . .
Less than High School 91 37.6 3.5 30.9 44.4
High School Graduate or G.E.D. 262 22.4 1.4 19.8 25.1
Some College 124 15.9 1.4 13.1 18.7
College Graduate 52 6.1 0.9 4.3 7.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 95 37.4 3.3 31.0 43.9
$15,000 - $24,999 158 25.5 1.9 21.7 29.3
$25,000 - $34,999 70 15.4 1.9 11.7 19.0
$35,000 - $49,999 60 13.1 1.7 9.7 16.5
$50,000+ 36 7.0 1.2 4.7 9.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS . . . . .
Employed for Wages / Self-Employed 59 11.9 1.6 8.8 15.1
Out of Work 5 26.0 10.7 5.1 46.9
Homemaker / Student 20 11.8 2.7 6.5 17.2
Retired 416 18.4 0.9 16.6 20.2
Unable to Work 29 32.1 5.3 21.7 42.4
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED . . . . .
None 398 18.3 0.9 16.5 20.1
1-19 Hours 29 14.2 2.6 9.1 19.4
20-39 Hours 34 14.1 2.5 9.3 19.0
40 + Hours 24 9.6 2.0 5.7 13.5
MARITAL STATUS . . . . .
Married / Member of Unmarried Couple 182 13.5 1.0 11.6 15.3
Divorced / Separated 76 20.8 2.3 16.4 25.3
Widowed 255 25.0 1.5 22.1 27.9
Never Married 17 17.6 4.2 9.4 25.8
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 33 22.8 3.9 15.3 30.4
Rural 98 22.0 2.2 17.8 26.2
Densely-settled Rural 82 17.8 1.9 14.0 21.5
Semi-urban 112 20.6 1.9 16.9 24.3
Urban 204 13.6 1.0 11.6 15.6
DISABILITY STATUS . . . . .
Living with a Disability 258 21.0 1.3 18.5 23.5
Living without a Disability 270 15.0 0.9 13.2 16.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS . . . . .
Uninsured 7 21.3 7.7 6.2 36.4
Insured 521 17.3 0.8 15.8 18.8
ASTHMA STATUS . . . . .
Current Asthma 57 24.7 3.1 18.6 30.8
No Current Asthma 470 16.8 0.8 15.2 18.3
SELF-PERCEIVED HEALTH STATUS . . . . .
Fair or Poor 179 23.7 1.7 20.4 27.0
Excellent to Good 348 15.3 0.8 13.6 16.9
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR . . . . .
14+ days mental health not good 47 28.5 3.9 20.8 36.2
<14 days mental health not good 473 16.8 0.8 15.2 18.3
SMOKING STATUS . . . . .
Current Smoker 74 31.8 3.4 25.2 38.4
Non-Smoker 452 16.2 0.8 14.7 17.7
WEIGHT CATEGORY . . . . .
Normal or Underweight (BMI <25) 182 17.4 1.3 14.9 19.9
Overweight (25 <= BMI < 30) 190 16.4 1.2 14.0 18.7
Obese (BMI >= 30) 140 18.8 1.6 15.7 22.0
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY . . . . .
Participates in leisure time physical activity 302 14.6 0.9 12.9 16.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 226 23.6 1.5 20.6 26.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS . . . . .
Has Arthritis 139 17.7 1.6 14.5 20.8
No Arthritis 98 17.7 1.6 14.0 21.4

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