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 501 14.0 0.7 12.6 15.3
GENDER
Male 206 14.9 1.1 12.7 17.1
Female 295 13.2 0.9 11.5 14.9
ETHNICITY
Hispanic 6 14.1 6.1 2.1 26.2
Non-Hispanic 492 14.0 0.7 12.6 15.3
RACE
White only 454 13.5 0.7 12.1 14.8
Black or African American only 23 16.0 3.9 8.3 23.6
Other race only 11 25.8 7.7 10.7 40.8
More than one race 9 25.7 8.2 9.7 41.8
EDUCATION
Less than high school 55 32.1 4.0 24.3 40.0
High school graduate or G.E.D 225 17.6 1.2 15.3 20.0
Some college 142 12.6 1.1 10.4 14.8
College graduate 75 5.3 0.7 4.0 6.6
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 76 35.3 4.0 27.5 43.1
$15,000 to $24,999 125 21.6 2.0 17.7 25.6
$25,000 to $34,999 81 17.8 2.1 13.7 21.9
$35,000 to $49,999 55 9.2 1.4 6.5 11.8
$50,000 or more 58 6.7 1.0 4.8 8.6
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 59 9.1 1.3 6.5 11.6
Out of work 9 25.6 8.9 8.2 43.1
Homemaker/Student 22 9.3 2.0 5.3 13.3
Retired 359 14.3 0.8 12.7 15.9
Unable to work 43 34.5 5.0 24.7 44.3
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 333 14.2 0.8 12.5 15.8
1 to less than 20 hours 33 11.4 2.1 7.2 15.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 28 10.6 2.3 6.1 15.0
40 hours or more 27 7.8 1.7 4.5 11.2
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 187 10.5 0.8 8.9 12.1
Divorced/Seperated 104 20.4 2.1 16.3 24.5
Widowed 201 19.5 1.5 16.5 22.5
Never married 9 8.7 3.1 2.6 14.8
DISABILITY STATUS
Living with a disability 275 19.6 1.2 17.1 22.0
Living without a disability 201 10.2 0.8 8.6 11.7
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 39 16.0 2.8 10.5 21.5
Rural 64 16.8 2.3 12.3 21.3
Densely-settled rural 96 16.5 1.8 13.0 20.1
Semi-Urban 78 13.0 1.6 10.0 16.1
Urban 224 12.5 0.9 10.7 14.4
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Insured 489 13.6 0.7 12.3 14.9
Uninsured 9 25.7 8.2 9.6 41.8
DIABETES STATUS
Have diabetes 124 18.8 1.7 15.4 22.1
No diabetes 377 12.7 0.7 11.2 14.1
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
Current Asthma 55 20.0 2.7 14.7 25.4
No current asthma 442 13.3 0.7 11.9 14.7
ARTHRITIS STATUS
Have arthritis 292 15.2 1.0 13.3 17.1
No arthritis 208 12.7 1.0 10.8 14.7
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
14+ days mental health NOT good 44 21.1 3.4 14.5 27.6
<14 days mental health NOT good 434 13.2 0.7 11.8 14.5
SMOKING STATUS
Current Smoker 102 31.4 3.0 25.6 37.1
Non-smoker 369 11.9 0.7 10.6 13.3
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 168 16.6 1.4 13.9 19.3
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 150 11.2 1.0 9.2 13.2
Obese, BMI>=30 146 15.6 1.4 12.9 18.3
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Participates in leisure time physical activity 273 10.8 0.7 9.4 12.2
Does not participate in leisure time physical activity 224 20.9 1.5 18.0 23.8
VETERAN STATUS
Served on active duty 128 16.6 1.5 13.5 19.6
Did not serve on active duty 365 12.8 0.7 11.4 14.2

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.