QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–64 Years Who Have Seen a Dentist Within the Past Year

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In 2012, the percentage of adults with a dental visit within the past year increased with increasing income. Approximately 44% of adults with family income less than 200% of the poverty threshold had a dental visit in the past year, increasing to 60% of those with family income from 200% to 400% and 79% for those with family income of 400% or more of the poverty threshold. The percentage of women with a dental visit in the past year was higher than men within each income group.



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Page last reviewed: May 13, 2014
Page last updated: May 13, 2014