Percentage of Adults Aged 65 Years 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 1070 16.6 0.5 15.5 17.7
GENDER
Female 707 17.0 0.7 15.7 18.3
Male 363 16.1 0.9 14.3 17.8
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 1057 16.6 0.5 15.6 17.7
Hispanic 12 16.3 5.2 6.1 26.6
RACE
White only 962 16.0 0.5 14.9 17.0
Black or African American only 52 23.1 3.7 15.8 30.4
Other race only 29 27.6 5.8 16.2 39.0
More than one race 23 31.4 6.6 18.5 44.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 211 38.1 2.5 33.2 42.9
High school graduate or G.E.D 482 21.1 1.0 19.2 23.0
Some college 272 12.7 0.8 11.1 14.4
College graduate 105 4.3 0.5 3.4 5.2
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 184 34.4 2.6 29.4 39.5
$15,000 to $24,999 333 26.0 1.4 23.1 28.8
$25,000 to $34,999 175 18.7 1.4 15.9 21.5
$35,000 to $49,999 99 11.2 1.2 8.9 13.5
$50,000 or more 88 6.0 0.7 4.6 7.3
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 102 9.7 1.0 7.6 11.8
Out of work 7 11.1 4.3 2.7 19.6
Homemaker/Student 44 12.2 1.9 8.4 15.9
Retired 834 17.7 0.7 16.4 19.0
Unable to work 79 35.7 3.9 28.1 43.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 809 18.3 0.7 17.0 19.7
1 to less than 20 hours 50 9.1 1.4 6.4 11.7
20 hours to less than 40 hours 48 10.5 1.6 7.3 13.6
40 plus hours 61 11.1 1.6 8.0 14.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 367 12.8 0.7 11.4 14.1
Divorced/Separated 197 20.7 1.6 17.7 23.8
Widowed 480 23.6 1.1 21.5 25.8
Never married 25 14.7 3.8 7.3 22.2
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 525 13.2 0.6 11.9 14.4
Living with a disability 542 22.9 1.0 20.9 24.9
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 70 18.3 2.5 13.4 23.1
Rural 149 21.1 1.7 17.7 24.5
Densely-settled rural 225 21.3 1.4 18.5 24.1
Semi-Urban 185 18.7 1.4 16.0 21.5
Urban 441 13.0 0.7 11.6 14.3
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 27 27.6 5.3 17.2 38.1
Insured 1040 16.5 0.5 15.4 17.5
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 798 15.2 0.6 14.1 16.3
Have diabetes 272 22.1 1.4 19.3 24.9
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 948 16.0 0.6 14.9 17.1
Current asthma 116 23.8 2.2 19.5 28.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 479 15.6 0.8 14.0 17.1
Yes 587 17.7 0.8 16.2 19.2
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 977 16.3 0.6 15.2 17.4
14+ days mental health NOT good 80 21.8 2.5 16.9 26.6
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 851 14.5 0.5 13.5 15.6
Current smoker 213 37.5 2.4 32.8 42.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 373 17.0 0.9 15.1 18.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 358 14.7 0.8 13.1 16.3
Obese, BMI>=30 303 19.1 1.2 16.8 21.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 475 23.4 1.1 21.2 25.5
Yes 590 13.3 0.6 12.2 14.5
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 850 16.9 0.6 15.7 18.2
Served on active duty 220 15.6 1.1 13.5 17.8

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.