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Table 2 The percent (%) prevalence, mean and standard errors (SE) for tooth retention, posterior dental contacts and age of first tooth loss by selected characteristics for study participants: Linzhou, People's Republic of China, 2002.

From: Using NHANES oral health examination protocols as part of an esophageal cancer screening study conducted in a high-risk region of China

Characteristic 32 Teeth
mean (SE)
28 Teeth
mean (SE)
28 Teeth Present
(%) (SE)
Posterior Contacts
mean (SE)
7 or less Contacts
(%) (SE)
Age first Tooth loss+
mean (SE)
Age       
   56–67 years old 14.5 (0.7)* 13.7 (0.6)* 5.6 (1.3)* 8.3 (0.3) 36.8 (2.8) 40.8 (0.7)*
   40–55 years oldR 20.7 (0.5) 19.4 (0.4) 14.2 (1.7) 8.9 (0.2) 32.8 (2.2) 38.3 (0.5)
Gender       
   Women 16.9 (0.5)* 16.0 (0.5)* 8.5 (1.3)* 8.4 (0.2)* 33.1 (2.7) 37.1 (0.5)*
   MenR 19.9 (0.6) 18.5 (0.5) 13.7 (1.9) 9.1 (0.3) 35.4 (2.3) 41.9 (0.6)
Village       
   Jingwan 14.5 (0.9)* 13.7 (0.8)* 5.9 (1.8) 8.4 (0.3)* 35.3 (3.7) 38.4 (0.8)*
   Xifeng 19.3 (0.7) 18.0 (0.5) 15.7 (2.3)* 8.2 (0.2)* 37.9 (2.7)* 38.6 (0.6)*
   Fentou R 19.3 (0.6) 18.1 (0.5) 9.3 (1.6) 9.4 (0.3) 29.4 (2.9) 40.6 (0.7)
Education       
   Did not complete Primary 16.1 (0.6)* 15.2 (0.6)* 7.1 (1.4)* 8.1 (0.3)* 37.2 (2.7) 37.2 (0.6)*
   Completed Primary SchoolR 19.8 (0.5) 18.6 (0.5) 13.4 (1.7) 9.1 (0.2) 32.4 (2.3) 40.7 (0.5)
Smoking       
   Has smoked cigarettes 18.9 (0.8) 17.5 (0.7) 12.7 (2.3) 9.2 (0.4) 32.1 (3.3) 41.6 (0.7)*
   Never smoked cigarettesR 17.9 (0.5) 16.9 (0.4) 9.9 (1.2) 8.5 (0.2) 35.4 (2.1) 38.4 (0.5)
Family history of any cancer       
   Yes 18.5 (0.6) 17.3 (0.6) 10.9 (1.7) 9.0 (0.2)* 31.5 (2.6) 39.0 (0.6)
   NoR 17.9 (0.5) 16.9 (0.5) 10.5 (1.5) 8.4 (0.2) 36.8 (2.4) 39.4 (0.5)
Had any dysplasia       
   Yes 17.6 (0.7) 16.6 (0.7) 9.1 (1.8) 8.6 (0.2) 34.5 (2.2) 39.3 (0.5)
   NoR 18.5 (0.5) 17.4 (0.5) 11.1 (1.4) 8.6 (0.3) 35.6 (3.1) 39.2 (0.7)
Total 18.2 (0.4) 17.1 (0.4) 10.7 (1.1) 8.6 (0.2) 34.9 (1.8) 39.2 (0.4)
  1. Data Source: CSS2
  2. N = 718
  3. Notes:
  4. (R): Reference category
  5. (*): p < 0.05 compared to the Reference Category.
  6. (+):Age in years of first permanent tooth loss