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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 2.4 Length of time since last visit to dentist, 2009, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2009

Length of time

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Less than a year ago

78

53

67

72

66

57

53

65

More than 1 year, up to 2 years ago

11

19

14

10

10

8

8

12

More than 2 years, up to 5 years ago

6

13

7

8

6

11

5

8

More than 5 years ago

4

14

12

10

17

25

33

14

Never

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

Women

Less than a year ago

77

78

85

80

66

59

52

73

More than 1 year, up to 2 years ago

14

10

7

7

10

6

9

9

More than 2 years, up to 5 years ago

7

7

5

7

10

8

11

8

More than 5 years ago

2

4

3

6

14

26

27

10

Never

-

0

-

0

0

1

1

0

All adults

Less than a year ago

78

66

77

76

66

58

53

69

More than 1 year, up to 2 years ago

12

15

10

8

10

7

8

10

More than 2 years, up to 5 years ago

6

10

6

7

8

9

9

8

More than 5 years ago

3

9

7

8

15

25

29

12

Never

0

1

0

1

1

1

1

1

Bases (weighted):

Men

186

194

215

222

194

133

90

1232

Women

173

196

240

241

204

154

138

1346

All adults

359

389

455

463

398

287

228

2578

Bases (unweighted):

Men

100

148

188

215

185

167

130

1133

Women

131

204

266

259

244

178

170

1452

All adults

231

352

454

474

429

345

300

2585