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Table 9 Diabetes 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 % Are you missing any teeth? Do you have bridges/dentures? Unmet dental needs? N (%)
Diabetes Yes No pvalue Yes No pvalue Yes No pvalue
Bridgetown N = 1469   N = 1412   N = 1472
Yes 315 (99.10 3 (0.9) 0.237 191 (62.4) 115 (37.6) 0.401 291 (90.9) 29 (9.1)  
No 1129 (98.1) 22 (1.9)   661 (59.8) 445 (40.2)   1096 (95.1) 56 (4.9) 0.004
Buenos Aires N = 1023   N = 985   N = 1024
Yes 128 (98.5) 2 (1.5) 0.713 494 (75.0) 165 (25.0) 0.649 125 (96.2) 5 (3.8) 0.827
No 875 (98.0) 18 (2.0)   240 (73.6) 86 (26.4)   863 (96.5) 31 (3.5)  
São Paulo N = 2126   N = 2112   N = 2143
Yes 377 (99.2) 3 (0.6) 0.840 304 (80.6) 73 (19.4) 0.060 370 (97.4) 10 (2.6) 0.210
No 1736 (99.4) 10 (0.4)   1412 (81.4) 323 (18.6)   1670 (95.6) 76 (4.4)  
Santiago N = 1283   N = 1265   N = 1285
Yes 173 (100) 0 (0.0) 0.693 126 (72.8) 47 (27.2) 0.224 153 (88.4) 20 (11.6) 0.333
No 1109 (99.9) 1 (0.1)   745 (68.2) 347 (31.8)   953 (85.7) 159 (14.3)  
Havana N = 1903   N = 1876   N = 1899
Yes 288 (99.3) 2 (0.7) 0.254 226 (78.5) 62 (21.5) 0.003 280 (96.6) 10 (3.4) 0.315
No 1588 (98.5) 25 (1.5)   1109 (69.8) 479 (30.2)   1587 (98.4) 126 (1.6)  
Mexico City N = 1862   N = 1708   N = 1864
Yes 347 (93.5) 24 (6.5) 0.224 171 (49.7) 173 (50.3) 0.045 346 (93.0) 26 (7.0) 0.628
No 1366 (91.6) 125 (8.4)   760 (55.7) 604 (44.3)   1398 (93.7) 94 (6.3)  
Montevideo N = 1445   N = 1360   N = 1445
Yes 175 (93.1) 13 (6.9) 0.232 134 (77.0) 40 (23.0) 0.888 182 (96.8) 6 (3.2) 0.569
No 1196 (95.1) 61 (4.9)   919 (77.5) 267 (22.5)   1206 (95.9) 51 (4.1)