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

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 1193 12.9 0.4 12.1 13.8
GENDER
Male 449 11.6 0.6 10.3 12.8
Female 744 14.2 0.6 13.0 15.4
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 60 10.3 1.4 7.5 13.1
25-34 years 168 16.3 1.3 13.7 19.0
35-44 years 173 14.8 1.2 12.4 17.2
45-54 years 239 15.0 1.1 12.9 17.1
55-64 years 272 13.2 0.9 11.4 14.9
65+ years 281 8.6 0.6 7.4 9.7
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 134 23.1 2.1 18.9 27.2
Non-hispanic 1050 11.9 0.4 11.1 12.8
RACE
White only 970 11.7 0.4 10.8 12.6
Black or African American only 88 20.9 2.8 15.5 26.4
Other race only 38 15.3 2.8 9.8 20.8
More than one race 44 23.7 3.9 16.0 31.4
EDUCATION
Less than high school 138 24.4 2.1 20.1 28.6
High school graduate or G.E.D 356 14.2 0.9 12.5 15.8
Some college 424 13.7 0.8 12.2 15.2
College graduate 273 6.6 0.5 5.6 7.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 218 37.6 2.6 32.4 42.7
$15,000 to $24,999 294 23.3 1.5 20.3 26.2
$25,000 to $34,999 164 18.6 1.6 15.4 21.8
$35,000 to $49,999 145 12.4 1.2 10.1 14.7
$50,000 or more 203 5.6 0.5 4.6 6.5
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 533 11.5 0.6 10.4 12.7
Out of work 104 27.1 2.9 21.5 32.8
Homemaker/Student 101 11.1 1.4 8.5 13.8
Retired 241 8.5 0.6 7.3 9.8
Unable to work 208 35.6 2.5 30.6 40.6
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 298 10.0 0.7 8.6 11.5
1 to less than 20 hours 62 14.3 2.3 9.8 18.8
20 hours to less than 40 hours 173 15.3 1.3 12.8 17.9
40 plus hours 328 9.5 0.6 8.3 10.7
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 550 10.1 0.5 9.1 11.1
Divorced/Seperated 320 24.3 1.5 21.4 27.2
Widowed 124 12.5 1.3 9.9 15.1
Never married 199 14.2 1.2 11.9 16.6
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 590 24.8 1.1 22.7 26.9
Not living with a disability 593 9.3 0.5 8.4 10.2
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 72 12.9 1.7 9.5 16.3
Rural 105 10.4 1.2 8.1 12.7
Densely-settled rural 213 13.9 1.1 11.8 16.1
Semi-Urban 189 14.6 1.3 12.1 17.1
Urban 614 12.6 0.6 11.4 13.8
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 901 10.1 0.4 9.3 10.9
Uninsured 286 33.9 2.0 29.9 37.9
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 227 18.6 1.4 16.0 21.3
No diabetes 963 12.3 0.5 11.3 13.2
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current asthma 159 20.7 1.9 17.0 24.4
No current asthma 1015 12.1 0.4 11.2 13.0
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Yes 503 17.0 0.8 15.4 18.7
No 682 11.4 0.5 10.4 12.4
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 303 35.0 2.0 31.0 39.0
<14 days mental health NOT good 864 10.3 0.4 9.5 11.1
SMOKING STATUS
Current smoker 364 24.7 1.4 21.9 27.4
Non-smoker 821 10.3 0.4 9.4 11.1
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 259 9.7 0.7 8.3 11.1
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 336 11.9 0.8 10.4 13.5
Obese, BMI>=30 511 16.5 0.8 14.8 18.1
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Yes 731 10.9 0.5 9.9 11.8
No 460 18.3 1.0 16.3 20.2
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 127 10.8 1.1 8.7 12.9
Did not serve on active duty 1064 13.2 0.5 12.3 14.1

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