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Table 4 Comparison of self-report error and number of teeth restored or replaced by fixed prosthodontics in study sample 1 (n = 586)

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

Number of teeth restored or replaced by fixed prosthodonticsa, n (%) Self-report error, n (%)
None  ± 1 or more teeth Total
None 74 (36.1) 39 (10.2) 113 (19.3)
1–2 teeth 44 (21.5) 54 (14.2) 98 (16.7)
3–4 teeth 22 (10.7) 71 (18.6) 93 (15.9)
 ≥ 5 teeth 65 (31.7) 217 (57.0) 282 (48.1)
Total 205 381 586
  1. Chi-square test for trend, p value < 0.001
  2. aCrowns, implants, bridge abutments and pontics