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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 2.6 Perceived need for dental treatment, by dental health (toothache, bleeding, difficulty chewing) and sex

Table 2.6 Perceived need for dental treatment, by dental health (toothache, bleeding, difficulty chewing) and sex

Aged 16 and over with some or all of own teeth
2008

Self-assessed dental health

Perceived need for dental treatment

Total

Would need treatment

Would not

%

%

%

Men

Toothache

Yes

23

9

14

No

77

91

86

Bleeding

Often

7

3

5

Occasionally

31

25

27

Never

61

72

68

Difficulty Chewing

Often

7

1

3

Occasionally

17

8

12

Never

76

90

85

Women

Toothache

Yes

28

7

14

No

72

93

86

Bleeding

Often

9

3

5

Occasionally

28

25

26

Never

63

72

69

Difficulty Chewing

Often

6

1

3

Occasionally

16

8

11

Never

77

91

86

Bases (weighted):

Men

1084

1695

2799

Women

1020

1858

2897

Bases (unweighted):

Men

989

1456

2466

Women

1095

1923

3035