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Table 3.5 Dental anxiety, 2017, by age and sex

Aged 16 and over 2017
Dental anxiety Age Total
16-24 25-34 35-44 45-54 55-64 65-74 75+
% % % % % % % %
Men
I don't feel nervous at all 71 66 67 71 68 73 83 70
I feel a bit nervous 21 21 19 16 20 18 12 18
I feel very nervous 8 13 14 13 12 10 5 11
Women
I don't feel nervous at all 62 53 63 55 51 58 65 57
I feel a bit nervous 18 27 20 25 31 24 22 24
I feel very nervous 20 20 17 20 18 18 14 18
All adults
I don't feel nervous at all 66 59 65 63 59 65 72 64
I feel a bit nervous 20 24 19 21 26 21 18 21
I feel very nervous 14 16 16 17 15 14 10 15
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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