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Table 3 Prevalence and measures of inequality for non-use dental care, according to the education level among men

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in the non-use of dental care in Europe

  Prevalence of non-use of dental care (%) Measures of social inequalities in non-use
  Primary education Secondary education Tertiary education Diff (1) RCI (2) RII (3) (95% CI)
Austria 4.2 2.8 2.2 2.0 −0.076 1.73 0.93--3.23
Belgium 3.7 2.1 1.2 2.5 −0.249 4.27 2.08-8.73
Cyprus 15.2 14.8 7.0 8.2 −0.074 2.22 1.63-3.03
Czech Republic 6.1 4.2 2.7 3.4 −0.099 2.13 1.24-3.67
Denmark 12.2 4.7 3.6 8.6 −0.271 6.78 4.00-11.48
Estonia 22.2 13.6 8.4 13.8 −0.088 3.39 2.57-4.48
Spain 8.2 5.2 4.7 3.5 −0.135 2.63 2.01-3.44
Finland 4.7 3.3 1.5 3.2 −0.192 4.31 2.49-7.45
France 9.4 6.8 4.2 5.2 −0.116 3.03 2.25-4.08
Greece 8.9 4.4 4.2 4.7 −0.183 3.57 2.37-5.38
Hungary 14.5 11.0 7.4 7.1 −0.073 2.21 1.71-2.86
Ireland 5.0 2.3 3.5 1.5 −0.092 1.42 0.81-2.48
Iceland 13.8 9.3 10.8 3.0 −0.096 2.20 1.33-3.63
Italy 10.6 7.9 6.2 4.4 −0.097 2.27 1.89-2.72
Lithuania 15.3 9.4 6.8 8.5 −0.078 2.77 1.86-4.13
Luxembourg 4.1 3.5 2.3 1.8 −0.103 2.67 1.42-5.02
Latvia 32.4 20.3 14.3 18.1 −0.107 3.42 2.66-4.40
The Netherlands 8.9 10.8 9.9 −1.0 −0.067 0.85 0.60-1.20
Norway 13.0 8.5 4.8 8.2 −0.192 3.07 2.04-4.62
Poland 13.4 12.0 11.0 2.4 −0.039 1.21 1.00-1.46
Portugal 5.2 2.6 0.9 4.3 −0.173 8.45 3.10-23.00
Sweden 14.8 12.3 8.6 6.2 −0.092 2.08 1.45-2.97
Slovak Republic 14.6 5.1 1.9 12.7 −0.109 11.5 6.28-20.96
United Kingdom 3.9 4.7 4.1 −0.2 −0.005 1.14 0.73-1.78
  1. Calculated by the authors.
  2. Abbreviations: EU-SILC European Union Survey Statistic on Income and Living Conditions, Diff Difference, RCI Relative Concentration Index, RII Relative Inequality Index, CI Confidence Interval.
  3. Eurostat, EU-SILC 2007.