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Table 4 Prevalence and measures of inequality for non-use of dental care, according to the education level among women

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

  Prevalence for non-use of dental care (%) Measures of social inequalities for non-use
  Primary education Secondary education Tertiary education Diff (1) RCI (2) RII (3) (95% CI)
Austria 3.2 1.8 2.2 1.0 −0.123 1.93 1.05-3.54
Belgium 4.0 2.1 1.6 2.4 −0.204 4.70 2.36-9.37
Cyprus 15.1 11.2 9.1 6.0 −0.112 2.43 1.71-3.43
Czech Republic 5.9 2.7 2.4 3.5 −0.126 2.86 1.71-4.77
Denmark 8.7 5.3 2.7 6.0 −0.251 3.59 2.01-6.40
Estonia 17.9 15.4 8.5 9.4 −0.132 2.90 2.26-3.73
Spain 7.2 4.5 9.1 −1.9 +0.176 2.44 1.81-3.29
Finland 2.0 2.9 1.9 0.1 −0.115 1.66 0.86-3.19
France 10.3 5.4 4.6 5.7 −0.084 3.09 2.25-4.24
Greece 8.6 5.0 5.2 3.4 −0.178 2.58 1.73-3.85
Hungary 13.9 9.2 6.6 7.3 −0.091 2.64 2.07-3.38
Ireland 4.4 3.4 5.6 −1.2 +0.004 0.64 0.40-1.01
Iceland 16.8 10.4 6.9 9.9 −0.166 3.00 1.70-5.27
Italy 11.6 8.8 9.4 2.4 −0.053 1.86 1.56-2.20
Lithuania 14.5 12.5 7.5 7.0 −0.074 2.91 2.01-4.20
Luxembourg 2.7 3.1 1.7 1.0 +0.000 1.21 0.55-2.61
Latvia 33.7 22.1 14.0 19.7 −0.120 3.01 2.39-3.77
The Netherlands 9.9 7.5 9.9 0.0 +0.050 0.75 0.51-1.10
Norway 18.1 9.3 7.4 10.7 −0.154 3.42 2.31-5.05
Poland 17.7 12.7 11.0 6.7 −0.009 1.62 1.35-1.94
Portugal 5.8 5.0 2.0 3.8 −0.208 2.48 1.30-4.71
Sweden 19.0 11.9 8.3 10.7 −0.103 2.76 1.88-4.06
Slovak Republic 11.5 3.9 2.3 9.2 −0.117 3.97 2.26-6.97
United Kingdom 3.2 4.3 4.7 −1.5 +0.006 0.69 0.44-1.07
  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.