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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 2.7 Dental health, by perceived need for dental treatment and sex

Table 2.7 Dental health, by perceived need for dental treatment and sex

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

Perceived need for dental treatment if visited a dentist tomorrow

Toothache

Bleeding

Difficulty chewing

Yes

No

Often / occasionally

Never

Often / occasionally

Never

%

%

%

%

%

%

Men

Would need treatment

61

35

46

35

61

35

Would not

39

65

54

65

39

65

Women

Would need treatment

69

30

41

33

58

32

Would not

31

70

59

67

42

68

Bases (weighted):

Men

402

2378

900

1876

421

2359

Women

409

2469

903

1975

402

2476

Bases (unweighted):

Men

317

2128

771

1672

369

2076

Women

432

2586

949

2069

440

2578