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Table 3.1 Number of natural teeth and percentage with no natural teeth, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Number of natural teeth Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
No natural teeth - - 1 2 9 13 30 6
Fewer than 10 1 - 1 4 8 11 17 5
10 to 19 1 6 3 13 19 30 22 13
20 or more 97 94 94 80 64 47 31 76
All with teeth 100 100 99 98 91 87 70 94
Women
No natural teeth - - 1 3 11 25 40 10
Fewer than 10 0 1 1 4 6 11 13 5
10 to 19 1 2 3 7 17 21 20 10
20 or more 99 97 95 86 67 42 27 76
All with teeth 100 100 99 97 89 75 60 90
All adults
No natural teeth - - 1 3 10 19 36 8
Fewer than 10 1 1 1 4 7 11 15 5
10 to 19 1 4 3 10 18 25 21 11
20 or more 98 96 94 83 65 44 28 76
All with teeth 100 100 99 97 90 81 64 92
Bases (weighted):
Men 242 294 269 321 281 221 142 1772
Women 236 306 284 345 298 242 201 1912
All adults 478 600 553 666 580 464 343 3684
Bases (unweighted):
Men 133 219 200 242 326 283 188 1591
Women 158 287 323 365 384 340 235 2092
All adults 291 506 523 607 710 623 423 3683

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