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Table 3.4 Length of time since last visit to the dentist, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Length of time since last visit to dentist Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
Less than a year ago 65 66 63 72 72 75 63 68
More than 1 year, up to 2 years ago 19 10 15 10 9 6 3 11
More than 2 years, up to 5 years ago 9 19 16 8 8 4 11 11
More than 5 years ago 5 5 6 9 12 15 23 9
Never 2 - - 1 - - - 0
Women
Less than a year ago 73 82 83 83 83 70 50 76
More than 1 year, up to 2 years ago 15 11 10 9 5 8 13 10
More than 2 years, up to 5 years ago 7 6 7 4 5 7 9 6
More than 5 years ago 5 1 - 5 6 15 28 7
Never - - - - 0 0 0 0
All adults
Less than a year ago 69 74 73 77 78 73 56 73
More than 1 year, up to 2 years ago 17 11 13 10 7 7 9 10
More than 2 years, up to 5 years ago 8 12 11 6 6 6 10 8
More than 5 years ago 5 3 3 7 9 15 26 8
Never 1 - - 1 0 0 0 0
Bases (weighted):
Men 138 168 155 183 161 126 82 1012
Women 135 175 162 197 170 138 114 1090
All adults 273 342 316 380 331 265 195 2102
Bases (unweighted):
Men 84 132 119 135 182 153 105 910
Women 90 163 189 210 216 194 128 1190
All adults 174 295 308 345 398 347 233 2100

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