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Table 8 Clinical recession and tooth wear frequencies by the demographic group

From: Quantitative measures of gingival recession and the influence of gender, race, and attrition

Demographic group Total teeth NumberĀ and (%) of teeth with clinical recession Number of teeth with severe tooth wear (%)
Caucasian male 684 134 (20) 126 (18)
Caucasian female 665 133 (20) 117 (18)
African-American male 668 130 (19) 65 (10)
African-American female 662 41 (6) 56 (8)
  1. Reprinted with permission from Eltink et al. [17, 27]