Table 3 : Respondents who had a dental check-up and timing for last dental visit since diagnosed with Type II diabetes.

Socio-demographic Characteristics Had dental check-up since diagnosed with diabetes (n=4008) Timing for last dental visit since diagnosed with diabetes (n=1941)
Yes (n=1941) No (n= 2067) Less than 1 year More than 1 year
% CI % CI % CI % CI
ALL 48.4 46.90-50.00 51.6 50.00-53.10 35.3 33.10-37.40 64.7 62.60-66.90

Gender                

Male 48.8 46.30-51.40 51.2 48.60-53.70 37.0 33.60-40.60 63.0 59.40-66.40
Female 48.1 46.20-50.10 51.9 40.90-53.80 34.3 31.60-37.10 65.7 62.90-68.40

Location                

Urban 49.8 47.50-52.10 50.2 47.90-52.50 39.3 36.10-42.60 60.7 57.40-63.90
Rural 47.4 45.30-49.40 52.6 50.60-54.70 31.9 29.10-34.80 68.1 65.20-70.90

Ethnicity                

Malay 49.1 47.20-50.90 50.9 49.10-52.80 35.8 33.30-38.40 64.2 61.60-66.70
Chinese 42.5 38.60-46.50 57.5 53.50-61.40 34.7 29.00-40.90 65.3 59.10-71.00
Indian 50.9 46.70-55.10 49.1 44.90-53.30 33.6 28.20-39.40 66.4 60.60-71.80

Age Group              

18-29 years 60.9 46.20-73.80 39.1 26.20-53.80 44.4 27.20-63.10 55.6 36.90-72.80
30-39 years 54.4 46.30-62.30 45.6 37.70-53.70 53.8 42.80-64.60 46.2 35.40-57.20
40-49 years 55.9 51.80-59.80 44.1 40.20-48.20 41.6 36.40-47.00 58.4 53.00-63.60
50-59 years 50.4 47.70-53.00 49.6 47.00-52.30 37.4 33.80-41.00 62.6 59.00-66.20
60-69 years 46.2 43.40-49.00 53.8 51.00-56.60 31.4 27.60-35.40 68.6 64.60-72.40
70 years and above 39.0 35.20-43.00 61.0 57.00-64.80 21.2 16.40-27.00 78.8 73.00-83.60

Sahril et al.Journal of Public Health Aspects  2014 1:1DOI : 10.7243/2055-7205-1-1