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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

During the past 12 months, about how many days did (CHILD) miss school because of routine dental care such as check-ups, fillings, or cleanings?***

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  Total
Respond.#
One day More than one day None
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,178 278 12.9 11.2-14.8 195 8.6 7.3-10.2 1,705 78.5 76.2-80.6
GENDER
Male 1,128 144 12.6 10.4-15.1 97 8.5 6.6-10.8 887 79.0 75.8-81.8
Female 1,050 134 13.3 10.8-16.1 98 8.8 6.9-11.1 818 78.0 74.7-81.0
RACE
White 1,462 189 13.5 11.4-15.9 126 8.3 6.7-10.2 1,147 78.2 75.4-80.8
African American 339 32 8.4 5.5-12.4 25 6.8 4.3-10.8 282 84.8 79.8-88.7
Other Minorities 376 57 17.0 12.6-22.6 43 12.2 8.7-17.0 276 70.8 64.5-76.3
HISPANIC
Yes 201 27 16.1 10.5-23.9 27 13.7 8.9-20.4 147 70.2 61.7-77.5
No 1,974 251 12.5 10.8-14.5 168 8.0 6.7- 9.7 1,555 79.4 77.1-81.6
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 51 9 19.0 8.5-37.1 2 1.2 0.3- 5.0 40 79.8 62.0-90.5
5 through 10 868 121 13.7 11.2-16.7 69 8.0 6.0-10.6 678 78.3 74.8-81.5
11 through 13 487 43 7.7 5.3-11.1 52 11.0 8.0-15.1 392 81.2 76.5-85.2
14 through 17 772 105 14.8 11.8-18.5 72 8.5 6.4-11.2 595 76.7 72.6-80.3
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 135 15 13.7 7.8-23.2 22 17.2 10.7-26.4 98 69.1 58.5-77.9
H.S. 381 52 14.7 10.5-20.0 47 11.0 7.7-15.5 282 74.3 68.3-79.5
Some College 569 86 15.5 12.1-19.7 46 7.7 5.3-11.0 437 76.8 72.1-80.9
College Graduate 1,088 125 11.1 9.0-13.6 80 7.2 5.6- 9.4 883 81.6 78.6-84.3
SCHOOL
Public 1,964 250 12.8 11.1-14.8 183 9.0 7.6-10.7 1,531 78.2 75.8-80.4
Private 214 28 13.8 8.8-21.0 12 5.1 2.7- 9.4 174 81.1 73.7-86.8
GRADE
K-5th 977 136 13.9 11.5-16.8 75 7.5 5.7- 9.8 766 78.6 75.2-81.6
6th-8th 483 49 8.6 6.1-12.0 49 10.5 7.5-14.5 385 80.9 76.2-84.9
9th-12th* 717 92 14.2 11.2-18.0 71 9.2 7.0-12.1 554 76.5 72.3-80.3
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 104 12 8.5 4.3-16.0 9 7.4 3.5-14.9 83 84.1 75.0-90.4
Private 1,205 136 11.5 9.4-14.0 89 7.0 5.3- 9.0 980 81.5 78.6-84.1
Health Choice 112 27 23.6 15.3-34.4 4 1.4 0.5- 3.7 81 75.1 64.3-83.5
Medicaid 413 59 14.8 11.0-19.6 62 14.3 10.6-18.9 292 70.9 65.2-76.1
Other 193 28 14.6 9.2-22.4 16 8.8 5.2-14.6 149 76.6 68.3-83.2
No health insurance 132 15 11.1 6.3-19.0 13 11.2 5.9-20.1 104 77.7 67.8-85.2
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 246 42 17.4 12.3-24.0 36 15.9 11.0-22.5 168 66.7 59.0-73.6
No 1,915 233 12.2 10.4-14.2 159 7.8 6.4- 9.4 1,523 80.0 77.7-82.2

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

***Asked only for children 4 years and older in public or private school.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. 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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