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 685 18.8 0.8 17.4 20.3
GENDER
Female 470 19.4 0.9 17.6 21.2
Male 215 18.1 1.3 15.7 20.6
ETHNICITY
Non-Hispanic 675 19.0 0.8 17.5 20.5
Hispanic 9 13.2 4.6 4.1 22.3
RACE
White only 621 18.5 0.8 17.0 20.0
Black or African American only 43 29.3 5.2 19.1 39.5
Other race only 11 17.0 5.5 6.3 27.6
More than one race 10 20.9 7.0 7.2 34.6
EDUCATION
Less than high school 120 39.8 3.3 33.2 46.3
High school graduate or G.E.D 313 24.3 1.4 21.6 27.0
Some college 182 15.1 1.2 12.7 17.5
College graduate 70 5.5 0.7 4.1 6.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 125 42.3 3.4 35.6 49.1
$15,000 to $24,999 221 28.9 2.0 25.1 32.8
$25,000 to $34,999 108 21.0 2.0 17.0 25.0
$35,000 to $49,999 61 12.1 1.6 9.0 15.3
$50,000 or more 50 6.4 1.0 4.4 8.4
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 67 12.7 1.7 9.3 16.0
Out of work 5 12.8 5.8 1.5 24.1
Homemaker/Student 23 14.2 3.0 8.2 20.1
Retired 544 19.6 0.9 17.9 21.3
Unable to work 43 45.6 6.0 33.8 57.5
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 519 19.7 0.9 17.9 21.5
1 to less than 20 hours 37 13.5 2.5 8.6 18.4
20 hours to less than 40 hours 37 15.7 2.7 10.5 20.9
40 plus hours 31 11.7 2.4 7.1 16.3
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 248 14.8 1.0 12.9 16.7
Divorced/Separated 102 20.5 2.2 16.1 24.9
Widowed 319 27.5 1.5 24.5 30.5
Never married 15 13.0 3.6 5.9 20.1
DISABILITY STATUS
Do not have a disability 354 16.5 0.9 14.7 18.3
Have a disability 327 22.8 1.3 20.2 25.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 49 20.3 2.9 14.7 25.9
Rural 93 23.9 2.5 19.0 28.9
Densely-settled rural 125 21.9 2.0 18.0 25.7
Semi-Urban 111 19.4 1.9 15.7 23.2
Urban 307 16.0 1.0 14.1 18.0
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 12 18.7 6.2 6.6 30.8
Insured 672 18.8 0.8 17.3 20.3
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 519 18.0 0.8 16.4 19.6
Have diabetes 166 22.2 1.8 18.7 25.8
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 609 17.9 0.8 16.4 19.4
Current asthma 72 30.0 3.3 23.5 36.5
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No arthritis 295 17.0 1.1 15.0 19.1
Have arthritis 385 20.5 1.1 18.4 22.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 613 18.2 0.8 16.6 19.7
14+ days mental health NOT good 53 27.2 3.8 19.6 34.7
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 567 17.2 0.8 15.7 18.7
Current smoker 116 37.2 3.3 30.8 43.6
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 242 18.7 1.2 16.2 21.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 256 19.0 1.3 16.5 21.5
Obese, BMI>=30 166 18.4 1.5 15.5 21.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 294 24.3 1.5 21.4 27.2
Participates in leisure time physical activity 391 16.4 0.9 14.7 18.2
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 551 18.8 0.8 17.2 20.5
Served on active duty 134 18.9 1.7 15.6 22.1

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.