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Presence of Tooth Decay and Restoration Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status,* 2005-2008

Presence of Tooth Decay and Restoration Among Women Aged 18 and Older, by Poverty Status* 2005-2008
Poverty Status Percent of Women
Restoration Decay

*Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was $22,025 for a family of four in 2008.

Source II.2: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

Total 81.6 17.7
Less Than 100% of Poverty 68.3 30.3
100-199% of Poverty 72.3 25.2
200-299% of Poverty 80.3 19.5
300% or More of Poverty 89.9 10.3

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