Table 2

Distribution of type of service by age for both sexes and all races and ethnicities combined (data from 2012 to 2014)

Age group
0–18 years (N=9752)19–39 years (N=7680)40–64 years (N=10 129)65+ years (N=4189)
Type of serviceN (%)*Med (Q1, Q3)†N (%)*Med (Q1, Q3)†N (%)*Med (Q1, Q3)†N (%)*Med (Q1, Q3)†
Diagnostic8397 (86.1)5 (3, 8)6521 (84.9)5 (3, 7)9080 (89.6)6 (3, 9)3648 (87.1)5 (3, 8)
Preventive7207 (73.9)6 (3, 10)5344 (69.6)3 (2, 6)6438 (63.6)4 (2, 6)2075 (49.5)4 (2, 6)
Restorative2418 (24.8)2 (1, 4)2626 (34.2)2 (1, 4)4668 (46.1)2 (1, 4)1817 (43.4)2 (1, 4)
Removable211 (2.2)1 (1, 2)1503 (19.6)2 (1, 3)3563 (35.2)3 (1, 6)1977 (47.2)5 (2, 8)
Adjunctive general2080 (21.3)1 (1, 2)1581 (20.6)1 (1, 2)2887 (28.5)2 (1, 3)868 (20.7)2 (1, 3)
O & M surgery‡2553 (26.2)1 (1, 2)1340 (17.4)1 (1, 1)1839 (18.2)1 (1, 2)1065 (25.4)1 (1, 2)
Orthodontics1132 (11.6)2 (1, 3)404 (5.3)1 (1, 2)377 (3.7)1 (1, 3)38 (0.9)1 (1, 2)
Endodontics262 (2.7)1 (1, 2)334 (4.3)1 (1, 2)660 (6.5)1 (1, 2)204 (4.9)1 (1, 2)
Fixed2 (<0.1)1 (1, 1)20 (0.3)3 (1, 4)94 (0.9)2 (1, 4)103 (2.5)2 (1, 4)
Prosthetics6 (0.1)1 (1, 1)10 (0.1)1 (1, 1)42 (0.4)1 (1, 1)18 (0.4)1 (1, 1)
Implant services15 (0.2)1 (1, 3)208 (2.7)1 (1, 2)781 (7.7)2 (1, 3)391 (9.3)2 (1, 3)
  • *Among all persons with some dental information, this is the number (and per cent) of persons with a specific dental service.

  • †Among persons who received a service of this type, this is the median number of services received and the 25th centile (Q1) and 75th centile (Q3).

  • ‡Oral and maxillofacial surgery.