Percentage of Adults Aged 65 Years and Older Who Had
All of Their Permanent Teeth Removed

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 614 16.4 0.7 15.0 17.7
GENDER
Male 209 15.6 1.1 13.4 17.7
Female 405 17.0 0.9 15.3 18.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 11 22.6 6.7 9.5 35.8
Non-Hispanic 602 16.3 0.7 14.9 17.6
RACE
White only 558 15.8 0.7 14.4 17.1
Black or African American only 28 26.8 4.8 17.5 36.1
Other race only 12 26.0 7.4 11.4 40.6
More than one race 11 18.9 5.8 7.5 30.3
EDUCATION
Less than high school 104 37.5 3.3 31.1 43.8
High school graduate or G.E.D 282 20.1 1.2 17.8 22.4
Some college 165 13.5 1.1 11.4 15.6
College graduate 63 4.6 0.6 3.4 5.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 98 33.4 3.3 26.9 39.9
$15,000 to $24,999 161 23.4 1.8 19.8 27.0
$25,000 to $34,999 86 19.1 2.1 15.1 23.1
$35,000 to $49,999 69 11.4 1.5 8.5 14.3
$50,000 or more 60 6.1 0.8 4.5 7.7
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 55 9.0 1.3 6.4 11.5
Out of work 5 9.0 4.1 0.9 17.1
Homemaker/Student 34 15.1 2.6 9.9 20.3
Retired 457 17.1 0.8 15.5 18.7
Unable to work 58 39.0 4.6 30.0 48.1
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 443 17.5 0.9 15.8 19.1
1 to less than 20 hours 38 12.6 2.1 8.4 16.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 29 9.9 1.9 6.1 13.7
40 hours to less than 60 hours 24 9.0 2.0 5.2 12.8
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 211 11.8 0.8 10.2 13.5
Divorced/Seperated 116 23.3 2.2 19.0 27.6
Widowed 267 23.0 1.4 20.3 25.7
Never married 15 16.8 5.1 6.8 26.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 291 20.6 1.2 18.1 23.0
Living without a disability 306 13.8 0.8 12.2 15.4
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 46 18.5 2.8 13.1 23.9
Rural 81 17.6 2.0 13.6 21.5
Densely-settled rural 126 19.9 1.8 16.4 23.4
Semi-Urban 95 19.7 2.0 15.7 23.6
Urban 266 13.6 0.9 11.9 15.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 599 16.1 0.7 14.8 17.4
Uninsured 14 31.0 7.9 15.4 46.5
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 171 22.3 1.8 18.8 25.7
No diabetes 441 14.6 0.7 13.2 16.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 71 24.2 2.8 18.7 29.6
No current asthma 539 15.7 0.7 14.3 17.1
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 382 19.7 1.0 17.7 21.7
No arthritis 230 12.7 0.9 11.0 14.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 32 16.9 3.3 10.4 23.3
<14 days mental health NOT good 568 16.3 0.7 14.9 17.7
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 110 31.0 2.8 25.6 36.5
Non-smoker 481 14.8 0.7 13.4 16.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 183 15.2 1.2 13.0 17.5
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 219 15.8 1.1 13.6 17.9
Obese, BMI>=30 184 18.2 1.4 15.4 20.9
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 337 12.8 0.7 11.4 14.3
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 276 23.6 1.4 20.8 26.3
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 134 15.7 1.4 13.0 18.4
Did not serve on active duty 478 16.6 0.8 15.0 18.1

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