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Table 3 Number, mean values and distribution (%) of the lengths of the visiting and examination intervals. Those persons included who had visits and examinations at least in 2 years

From: Frequency of visits and examinations in the Public Dental Service in Finland – a retrospective analysis, 2001–2013

Number and length of the visiting interval
 Age group n Mean 1 year 2 years 3+ years
 (years)   (years) % % %
 0–17 393,427 1.3 74.7 16.5 4.8
 18–64 406,542 1.7 68.4 16.5 15.1
 65+ 70,429 1.4 79.0 11.6 9.4
Number and length of the examination interval
 Age group n Mean 1 year 2 years 3+ years
 (years)   (years) % % %
 0–17 238,585 1.4 65.2 28.6 6.2
 18–64 85,647 2.0 49.5 29.3 21.2
 65+ 13,152 1.4 77.0 15.9 7.1