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Table 2 Gender and dentition for the SABE population

From: Oral health among the elderly in 7 Latin American and Caribbean cities, 1999-2000: a cross-sectional study

Row N % Are you missing any teeth? Do you have bridges/dentures? Unmet dental needs?
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Sex Yes No pvalue Yes No pvalue Yes No pvalue
Bridgetown N = 1474   N = 1417   N = 1477
Male 887 (97.9) 13 (2.1) 0.349 515 (61.9) 356 (38.1) 0.299 843 (93.5) 59 (6.5) 0.104
Female 562( 98.6) 12 (1.4)   338 (59.1) 208 (41.9)   549 (95.5) 26 (4.5)  
Buenos Aires N = 1027   N = 998   N = 1028
Male 370 (97.9) 12 (2.1) 0.765 268 (73.2) 98 (26.8) 0.143 368 (97.4) 10 (2.6) 0.255
Female 637 (98.2) 8 (1.8)   477 (75.5) 155 (25.5)   624 (96.0) 26 (4.0)  
São Paulo N = 2143   N = 2129   N = 2143
Male 872 (99.0) 9 (1.0) 0.039 634 (72.7) 238 (27.3) 0.000 846 (96.0) 35 (4.0) 0.937
Female 1258 (99.7) 4 (0.3)   1092 (86.9 165 (13.1)   1211 (96.0) 51 (4.0)  
Santiago N = 1299   N = 1281   N = 1301
Male 445 (99.8) 1 (0.2) 0.167 236 (53.8) 203 (46.2) 0.000 376 (84.3) 70 (15.7) 0.180
Female 853 (100) 0 (0.0)   645 (76.7) 197 (23.3)   744 (87.0) 111 (13.0)  
Havana N = 1905   N = 1877   N = 1905
Male 700 (98.9) 8 (1.1) 0.343 454 (64.9) 246 (35.1) 0.000 698 (98.6) 10 (1.4) 0.239
Female 1177 (98.3) 20 (1.7)   881 (74.9) 296 (25.1)   1171 (97.8) 26 (2.2)  
Mexico City N = 1873   N = 1717   N = 1876
Male 465 (91.7) 42 (8.3) 0.789 216 (46.8) 246 (53.2) 0.000 481 (94.9) 26 (5.1) 0.172
Female 1258 (92.1) 108 (7.9)   718 (57.2) 537 (42.8)   1275 (93.1) 94 (6.9)  
Montevideo N = 1450   N = 1365   N = 1450
Male 490 (92.5) 40 (7.5) 0.001 318 (65.4) 168 (34.6) 0.000 514 (97.0) 16 (3.0) 0.175
Female 886 (96.3) 34 (3.7)   737 (83.8) 142 (16.2)   879 (95.4) 41 (4.5)