Table 1.

Age-adjusted characteristics according to oral health status at baseline in 2007

No periodontal disease/no tooth loss (N = 18,258)Self-reported periodontal disease and/or tooth loss (N = 20,728)
Age in years (mean, SD)46.6 (9.0)53.0 (10.2)
BMI in kg/m2 (mean, SD)29.5 (6.7)30.9 (7.3)
Smoking status, %
 Never smoked69.861.1
 Current smoker15.222.4
 Past smoker15.016.5
≥20 Pack-years of smoking, %17.824.1
Current alcohol use (drinks/week), %
 1–634.832.0
 ≥73.83.5
Type 2 diabetes, %9.612.5
  • NOTE: Values are standardized to the age distribution of the study population.