Adults Who Had Their Teeth Cleaned By

a Dentist or Dental Hygienist:


5 Or More Years Ago

Adults Who Had Their Teeth Cleaned By a Dentist or Dental Hygienist:  5 or More Years Ago

Year Kansas Rate
1999 9.2%
2002 8.7%
2004 9.1%
2006 11.1%
2008 9.9%
Demographic Group: Respondents aged >= 18 years.
Data Source: Kansas Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)/KDHE
http://kdheks.gov/brfss/index.html
Numerator: Number of adults aged >=18 years who report their most recent teeth cleaning by a dentist or a dental hygienist was 5 or more years ago.
Denominator: Number of adults aged >=18 years who report they have or have not had their teeth cleaned by a dentist or a hygienist (excluding unknowns and refusals).
Unit: percentage
Notes: -
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.

4/30/2010

  • Data for the year 2008 was added to chart and table.