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Table 4

Reason for Unmet Dental Needs of the Single-Person Householder by Age

 Age group (y)Financial burdenToo far to goBusy with school or workPoor mobilityNo one help with their childrenLower on the priority scaleFear of dental treatmentOther reasons








nWeighted%a(SE)nWeighted%a (SE)nWeighted%a(SE)nWeighted%a(SE)nWeighted%a(SE)nWeighted%a(SE)nWeighted%a(SE)nWeighted%a(SE)
20∼29934,78523.8 (7.5)---1044,62930.6 (8.2)------1146,68832.0 (9.2)519,79913.6 (6.0)---
30∼391026,98820.2 (6.1)15,4964.1 (4.0)1550,34337.6 (7.0)11,6831.3 (1.3)---1138,46328.7 (6.8)310,8498.1 (4.7)---
40∼491238,72746.2 (10.1)---516,47219.6 (8.2)12,3472.8 (2.8)---822,58226.9 (8.8)23,7644.5 (3.2)---
50∼5957146,94166.9 (5.4)22,6981.2 (0.9)913,7386.3 (2.3)---12,2631.0 (1.0)1629,92713.6 (3.6)1118,8198.6 (2.6)25,2632.4 (2.2)
60∼74138180,27166.2 (3.3)1113,2174.9 (1.7)55,9692.2 (10.)810,3773.8 (1.4)---2226,4029.7 (2.2)2232,18511.8 (2.5)23,8011.4 (1.1)
≥7582125,33662.6 (4.7)1113,8576.9 (2.3)23,2641.6 (1.1)1012,5386.3 (2.0)---1218,8259.4 (3.0)1015,1337.6 (2.6)711,2305.6 (2.1)
Total308553,04852.4 (2.8)2535,2673.3 (0.8)46134,41512.7 (2.0)2026,9902.6 (0.6)---80182,88617.3 (2.4)53100,5499.5 (1.4)1120,2941.9 (0.7)

χ2=185.354, p<0.001.

p-values were analyzed by Rao–Scott χ2 test.

SE: standard error, -: no responders.

aPercentage of weighted population.

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