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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics and proportions of Brazilian adults and older-adults and age-standardised prevalence of tooth loss

From: Multimorbidity and tooth loss: the Brazilian National Health Survey, 2019

Variables n = 65,803 % Presence of Functional dentitionb Severe tooth lossb   n = 22,728 % Presence of Functional dentitionb Severe tooth lossb
% (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI) % (95% CI)
Adults Older Adults
Multimorbidity
 No (one or zero) 53,665 80.7 90.4 (90.0; 90.9) 5.0 (4.7; 5.4)   11,748 49.1 26.3 (24.3; 28.4) 61.5 (59.0; 63.9)
 multimorbidity≥2 12,138 19.3 87.5 (86.7; 88.2) 6.5 (5.9; 7.0)   10,980 50.9 20.4 (18.7; 22.3) 68.7 (66.7; 70.7)
Racial Groups
 White 22,508 41.3 91.4 (90.8; 92.0) 4.7 (4.2; 5.2)   9901 50.5 27.8 (25.5; 30.1) 60.1 (57.3; 62.9)
 Non-whitea 43,295 58.7 88.0 (87.5; 88.5) 6.2 (5.9; 6.6)   12,827 49.5 18.6 (17.0; 20.3) 70.3 (68.2; 72.2)
Sex
 Female 34,334 52.2 87.8 (87.2; 88.4) 6.6 (6.2; 7.1)   12,535 56.7 20.5 (18.8; 22.3) 69.4 (67.3; 71.4)
 Male 31,469 47.8 91.4 (90.9; 91.9) 4.3 (3.9; 4.6)   10,193 43.3 27.0 (25.3;28.7) 59.4 (57.1; 61.5)
Per capita Income
  < 1 minimum wage 38,046 53.8 85.4 (84.8; 85.9) 8.0 (7.6; 8.5)   10,250 41.7 14.5 (13.4; 15.6) 75.2 (73.5; 76.8)
  ≥ 1 minimum wage 27,738 46.2 93.3 (92.8; 93.7) 3.3 (3.0; 3.6)   12,475 58.2 29.7 (27.7; 31.7) 57.9 (55.3;60.3)
Schooling years
  < 8 years 25,689 34.9 83.8 (83.2; 84.4) 8.7 (8.2; 9.3)   16,414 70.1 16.6 (15.4; 18.0) 71.2 (69.1; 73.2)
  ≥ 8 years 40,114 65.1 95.0 (94.7; 95.2) 2.2 (1.9; 2.4)   6314 29.9 50.3 (47.2; 50.3) 38.9 (36.0; 41.9)
Geographic region
 North 13,610 8.3 87.3 (86.5; 88.2) 6.2 (5.6; 6.8)   3487 6.1 17.4 (15.4; 19.7) 68.3 (65.6; 70.8)
 Northwest 22,966 26.8 85.2 (84.5; 85.8) 7.9 (7.4; 8.4)   7736 25.4 17.7 (16.1; 19.4) 71.2 (68.9; 73.4)
 Midwest 7808 7.9 89.9 (89.0; 90.7) 5.6 (4.9; 6.4)   2373 6.4 23.0 (20.9; 25.2) 66.8 (64.3; 69.1)
 Southwest 13,610 42.6 92.2 (91.5; 92.8) 4.2 (3.7; 4.8)   5825 46.4 30.0 (27.7; 32.4) 58.6 (56.0; 61.2)
 South 7969 14.4 89.9 (89.1; 90.7) 4.9 (4.4; 5.5)   3307 15.7 26.7 (24.3;29.3) 58.0 (55.2; 60.8)
Smoking status
 yes/in the past 21,162 32.3 86.5 (85.9; 87.1) 7.4 (6.9; 7.9)   11,117 50.3 20.9 (19.4; 22.6) 65.8 (63.4; 67.3)
 never 44,641 67.7 91.5 (91.0; 92.0) 4.2 (3.8; 4.7)   11,611 49.7 24.8 (23.1; 26.7) 65.4 (63.2; 68.3)
Age Groups
18–34 24,115 40.8 99.4 (99.2; 99.5) 0.3 (0.2; 0.4) 60–69 24,247 56.3 45.3 (43.8; 46.8) 38.4 (36.9; 39.9)
35–44 18,033 25.8 95.3 (94.8; 95.8) 1.7 (1.5; 2.0) 70–79 13,209 30.1 28.0 (26.3; 29.8) 59.0 (57.0; 61.0)
45–59 23,655 33.4 74.4 (73.4; 75.4) 13.9 (13.1; 14.8) 80 + 6098 13.6 12.0 (9.9; 14.6) 78.5 (74.9; 81.7)
  1. aBrown/Black/Indigenous/Asian
  2. bAge-standardized