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The Scottish Health Survey: Volume 1: Main Report

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Table 2.6 Dental anxiety, 2009, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2009

Dental anxiety

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

I don't feel nervous at all

73

66

64

73

67

87

85

72

I feel a bit nervous

13

24

22

16

23

8

10

18

I feel very nervous

14

10

14

11

11

5

4

11

Women

I don't feel nervous at all

54

48

53

43

49

62

73

53

I feel a bit nervous

31

30

22

31

28

21

17

26

I feel very nervous

15

21

24

26

23

17

10

20

All adults

I don't feel nervous at all

64

57

58

58

58

74

78

62

I feel a bit nervous

22

27

22

24

25

15

14

22

I feel very nervous

14

16

19

19

17

11

8

16

Bases (weighted):

Men

185

194

215

222

194

132

89

1230

Women

173

196

240

241

204

154

139

1347

All adults

358

389

455

463

398

286

228

2577

Bases (unweighted):

Men

99

148

188

215

185

166

129

1130

Women

131

204

266

259

244

178

171

1453

All adults

230

352

454

474

429

344

300

2583