How many of your permanent teeth have been removed
because of tooth decay or gum disease?
Include teeth lost to infection, but do not include teeth lost
for other reasons, such as injury or orthodontics.

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error 95% Confidence Limit
Lower Upper
none 5747 57.3 0.6 56.1 58.5
1-5 teeth removed 3499 27.7 0.5 26.6 28.8
6 or more, but not all 1401 9.1 0.3 8.5 9.8
all 978 5.8 0.2 5.4 6.3

Among all respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.