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Table 2 Proportion of participants and levels of self-report error by tooth count difference in study sample 1 (n = 586)

From: The validity of self-reported number of teeth and edentulousness among Norwegian older adults, the HUNT Study

Tooth count difference Overestimation, n (%) Underestimation, n (%) Total self-report error, n (%)
0 205 (35.0)
1 83 (14.2) 55 (9.4) 138 (23.5)
2 43 (7.3) 36 (6.1) 79 (13.5)
3 33 (5.6) 23 (3.9) 56 (9.6)
4 21 (3.6) 23 (3.9) 44 (7.5)
5 8 (1.4) 9 (1.5) 17 (2.9)
 ≥ 6 14 (2.4) 33 (5.6) 47 (8.0)
Total 202 (34.5) 179 (30.6) 586