International Journal of Dentistry / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

National Economic Burden Associated with Management of Periodontitis in Malaysia

Table 2

Clinical burden of periodontitis based on national epidemiological findings and census report.

Moderate periodontitisSevere periodontitisAll cases

% of population with periodontitis (MOH, 2012)30.30%18.20%48.5%
Number of adults at risk of periodontitis (aged 15 and above) (National Census Report, 2011) 23,757,994
Number of adults estimated as having periodontitis7,198,6724,323,95511,522,627