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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
Part of:
Statistics
ISBN:
9780755981076

The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 2.5 Perceived need for dental treatment, by age and sex

Table 2.5 Perceived need for dental treatment, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Perceived need for dental treatment
if visited a dentist tomorrow

Age

Total

16-24

25-34

35-44

45-54

55-64

65-74

75+

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Would need treatment

29

43

39

40

36

25

22

35

Would not

70

56

59

56

51

46

35

55

No natural teeth

0

0

2

4

13

29

43

9

Women

Would need treatment

33

40

36

34

30

17

15

31

Would not

67

59

62

61

53

47

28

56

No natural teeth

0

1

2

6

17

36

57

14

Bases (weighted):

Men

460

474

561

553

473

325

216

3063

Women

432

485

616

585

499

378

347

3343

Bases (unweighted):

Men

243

311

458

532

519

451

301

2815

Women

326

449

648

627

627

508

407

3592