Table 1: Prevalence of edentulism in the elderly from different countries.

Region or countryYear of surveySample sizeAge group (years)Percentage edentulous

United States, data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey [8]2009-2010about 5,000 65–7415%
≥75 22%
Canada [6] 2007–20096,00020–79 6%
60–7922%
Brazil [9]2002-20035,34965 to 7454.7%
Mexico [10]2002-200354,638,654≥18 6.3%
65–74 25.5%
Valencia, Spain [11]20061,26465–7420.7%
Montpellier, France [12]200432165+26.9%
Turkey [13]2004-20051,54565–7448.0%
Sweden [14]200216,41655–8414%
Hungary [15]20044,60665–74 19.8%
≥7538.7%