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Table 2 Percentage of households reporting unmet needs for dental examination or treatment in 2014

From: What should we expect from Switzerland’s compulsory dental insurance reform?

Region of residence % households reporting unmet dental needs % households in the first quartile of Swiss income distribution % households reporting unmet needs in the first quartile of regional income distribution Sample size
Lake Geneva (VD, VS, GE) 7.8 27.1 19.8 1154
Middleland (BE, FR, SO, NE, JU) 3.2 25.3 7.8 1695
North-west Switzerland (BS, BL, AG) 3.5 22.1 10.0 953
Zurich (ZH) 2.7 22.2 8.9 1128
East Switzerland (GL, SH, AR, AI, SG,GR, TG) 3.7 27.4 6.4 857
Central Switzerland (LU, UR, SZ, OW, NW, ZG) 1.7 22.3 4.1 660
Ticino (TI) 9.3 39.3 16.4 253
Total 4.1 25.2 10.6 6700
  1. Source: Swiss Household Panel, year 2014
  2. Notes: data have been weighted to the Swiss population; income refers to yearly household equivalized income (SKOS equivalence scale)