Percentage of Adults Who Needed Dental Care
But Did Not Get It In the Past 12 Months.

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 658 14.1 0.7 12.8 15.3
GENDER
Female 152 53.9 3.5 46.9 60.8
Male 70 52.4 4.9 42.7 62.0
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 9 64.2 13.2 38.4 90.0
25-34 years 17 46.3 9.6 27.4 65.2
35-44 years 82 53.7 4.7 44.5 62.9
45-54 years 103 59.1 4.4 50.3 67.8
55-64 years 11 30.5 8.5 13.9 47.1
65+ years 0 . . . .
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 212 53.8 2.9 48.0 59.5
Hispanic 10 48.1 12.4 23.8 72.4
RACE
White only 190 52.2 3.1 46.1 58.3
Black or African American only 17 63.5 10.8 42.2 84.8
Other race only 9 48.5 11.8 25.3 71.7
More than one race 6 69.4 14.7 40.5 98.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 12 60.2 11.7 37.2 83.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 52 53.5 6.1 41.6 65.4
Some college 54 51.3 5.3 40.9 61.8
College graduate 104 53.5 4.3 45.0 62.0
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 13 71.3 11.3 49.1 93.5
$15,000 to $24,999 24 47.2 8.3 31.0 63.5
$25,000 to $34,999 15 41.5 10.7 20.6 62.5
$35,000 to $49,999 28 53.9 7.6 39.0 68.8
$50,000 or more 129 54.3 3.8 47.0 61.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 175 55.2 3.2 48.9 61.5
Out of work 9 41.0 15.3 11.1 71.0
Homemaker/Student 22 49.2 8.4 32.6 65.7
Retired 3 30.5 16.0 0.0 62.0
Unable to work 13 58.4 11.5 35.9 80.9
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 23 49.6 8.3 33.3 65.9
1 to less than 20 hours 13 76.5 9.6 57.6 95.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 34 48.4 7.2 34.4 62.5
40 plus hours 128 54.9 3.7 47.7 62.1
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 175 52.6 3.3 46.2 59.0
Divorced/Separated 25 48.3 7.8 32.9 63.6
Widowed 2 46.5 22.7 1.9 91.1
Never married 19 67.3 9.0 49.6 84.9
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 183 52.3 3.2 46.0 58.5
Have a disability 38 57.2 6.4 44.7 69.8
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 9 42.2 12.2 18.2 66.2
Rural 25 52.8 8.0 37.2 68.4
Densely-settled rural 29 50.2 7.5 35.5 64.8
Semi-Urban 30 55.5 7.7 40.4 70.5
Urban 129 55.3 3.9 47.8 62.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 39 62.7 7.0 48.9 76.4
Insured 182 51.3 3.1 45.2 57.4
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 207 52.7 3.0 46.9 58.5
Have diabetes 15 62.4 10.3 42.1 82.7
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 200 53.0 3.0 47.1 59.0
Current asthma 22 61.7 9.3 43.3 80.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 175 50.6 3.1 44.5 56.8
Have arthritis 46 64.3 6.8 51.0 77.6
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 195 52.2 3.1 46.2 58.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 26 63.6 8.2 47.5 79.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 187 54.9 3.1 48.8 61.0
Current smoker 35 46.8 7.0 33.0 60.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 65 53.4 5.3 43.1 63.7
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 65 48.5 5.1 38.6 58.4
Obese, BMI>=30 84 58.3 4.9 48.8 67.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 38 47.4 6.6 34.4 60.3
Participates in leisure time physical activity 184 54.9 3.2 48.6 61.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 209 53.3 3.0 47.4 59.1
Served on active duty 13 55.3 10.8 34.0 76.5

Numerator: Among all respondents who needed dental care
but did not get it, in the past 12 months.
 
Denominator: Among all respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B