Table 1

Comparison of persons with and without dental data included in the Rochester Epidemiology Project* (data from 2012 to 2014)

PopulationHave dental dataHave no dental datap Value for comparison†
CharacteristicTotal NNPer centNPer cent
All persons158 78631 75020.0127 03680.0
Sex
 Men75 13014 03218.761 09881.3<0.0001
 Women83 65617 71821.265 93878.8
Age, years
 0–1842 786975222.833 03477.2<0.0001
 19–3947 270768016.239 59083.8
 40–6448 28110 12921.038 15279.0
 65+20 449418920.516 26079.5
Race
 White127 78127 21721.3100 56478.7<0.0001
 Black9517102110.7849689.3
 Asian8686170319.6698380.4
 Other‡12 802180914.110 99385.9
Ethnicity
 Hispanic10 579179417.0878583.0<0.0001
 Non-Hispanic148 20729 95620.2118 25179.8
  • *The population was defined at the 2013 Rochester Epidemiology Project Census.

  • †χ2 test of homogeneity to determine whether the frequency counts are distributed similarly across persons who do or do not have dental data.

  • ‡The other race category includes persons of a race other than white, black or Asian and persons with unknown race.