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2007 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

Does (CHILD) have a dentist or dental clinic where (he/she) goes regularly?***

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,568 2,012 77.8 75.7-79.7 556 22.2 20.3-24.3
GENDER
Male 1,271 998 78.3 75.4-81.0 273 21.7 19.0-24.6
Female 1,297 1,014 77.2 74.2-80.0 283 22.8 20.0-25.8
RACE
White 1,883 1,531 81.5 79.3-83.6 352 18.5 16.4-20.7
African American 374 277 74.9 69.5-79.6 97 25.1 20.4-30.5
Other Minorities 311 204 64.0 57.2-70.3 107 36.0 29.7-42.8
HISPANIC
Yes 231 143 62.0 54.2-69.2 88 38.0 30.8-45.8
No 2,333 1,865 79.6 77.5-81.6 468 20.4 18.4-22.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 551 229 42.2 37.2-47.3 322 57.8 52.7-62.8
5 through 10 813 710 88.1 85.2-90.5 103 11.9 9.5-14.8
11 through 13 446 409 91.2 87.2-94.1 37 8.8 5.9-12.8
14 through 17 758 664 86.9 83.4-89.7 94 13.1 10.3-16.6
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 162 100 57.9 48.1-67.1 62 42.1 32.9-51.9
H.S. 535 391 73.2 68.2-77.6 144 26.8 22.4-31.8
Some College 662 519 79.2 75.1-82.8 143 20.8 17.2-24.9
College Graduate 1,206 999 82.0 79.1-84.5 207 18.0 15.5-20.9
SCHOOL
Public 1,768 1,540 87.1 85.1-88.9 228 12.9 11.1-14.9
Private/Home 266 248 94.7 90.8-96.9 18 5.3 3.1- 9.2
GRADE
Not In School 515 208 40.4 35.3-45.6 307 59.6 54.4-64.7
K-5th 903 782 87.4 84.6-89.8 121 12.6 10.2-15.4
6th-8th 451 407 90.5 86.7-93.3 44 9.5 6.7-13.3
9th-12th* 694 611 87.2 83.5-90.2 83 12.8 9.8-16.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 135 109 82.3 73.4-88.7 26 17.7 11.3-26.6
Private 1,392 1,167 81.9 79.2-84.4 225 18.1 15.6-20.8
Health Choice 107 96 86.5 75.8-92.9 11 13.5 7.1-24.2
Medicaid 577 415 74.8 70.4-78.8 162 25.2 21.2-29.6
Other 162 125 79.3 70.7-85.9 37 20.7 14.1-29.3
No health insurance 169 81 43.8 34.8-53.3 88 56.2 46.7-65.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 610 515 83.2 79.0-86.6 95 16.8 13.4-21.0
No 1,894 1,454 76.4 73.9-78.7 440 23.6 21.3-26.1

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*Includes those in college or other post high school education
**SHCN=Children with Special Health Care Needs

***These data are for children one year old and older.

^Use caution in interpreting percentages with a numerator of less than 20. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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