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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

About how long has it been since (CHILD) last saw a dentist?
Include all types of dentists, such as orthodontists, oral surgeons,
and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists.***

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  Total
Respond.#
Never 6 months or less 6 to 12 months 1 to 2 years 2+ years
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,822 363 13.7 12.2-15.4 2,000 70.3 68.1-72.4 258 9.3 8.0-10.7 134 4.8 3.9- 5.9 67 1.9 1.4- 2.6
GENDER
Male 1,455 198 14.8 12.6-17.3 1,003 68.2 65.1-71.2 144 9.4 7.7-11.4 69 5.3 4.0- 7.1 41 2.2 1.5- 3.3
Female 1,367 165 12.5 10.4-15.0 997 72.5 69.4-75.4 114 9.2 7.3-11.4 65 4.2 3.2- 5.6 26 1.6 1.0- 2.5
RACE
White 1,913 241 12.4 10.7-14.3 1,416 74.9 72.4-77.2 147 7.6 6.3- 9.2 65 3.1 2.3- 4.2 44 2.0 1.4- 2.9
African American 410 43 14.0 10.3-18.8 277 64.5 58.8-69.8 51 12.2 8.9-16.5 32 8.0 5.4-11.6 7 1.3 0.5- 3.3
Other Minorities 498 79 18.1 14.0-22.9 306 61.2 55.6-66.4 60 11.6 8.5-15.5 37 6.8 4.6-10.1 16 2.4 1.4- 4.0
HISPANIC
Yes 280 49 16.5 11.8-22.6 157 59.3 52.1-66.2 38 13.7 9.5-19.3 25 8.0 4.9-12.7 11 2.6 1.3- 4.9
No 2,535 311 13.3 11.7-15.1 1,839 71.7 69.5-73.9 220 8.8 7.5-10.3 109 4.4 3.5- 5.6 56 1.8 1.3- 2.5
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 608 320 49.6 44.7-54.5 232 41.2 36.4-46.2 41 7.2 5.0-10.2 13 1.7 0.8- 3.5 2 0.3 0.1- 1.7
5 through 10 919 31 3.7 2.4- 5.6 739 78.6 75.1-81.8 96 11.2 8.8-14.0 42 5.3 3.7- 7.6 11 1.2 0.6- 2.3
11 through 13 495 5 1.1 0.3- 3.8 401 80.6 75.8-84.7 38 8.0 5.4-11.7 34 7.5 5.0-11.1 17 2.7 1.4- 5.1
14 through 17 800 7 0.7 0.3- 1.6 628 80.5 76.9-83.6 83 9.6 7.4-12.4 45 5.3 3.7- 7.6 37 3.9 2.6- 5.9
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 191 39 20.8 14.4-29.1 105 56.4 47.5-64.9 25 12.1 7.6-18.6 14 7.8 4.1-14.3 8 3.0 1.4- 6.2
H.S. 472 55 12.5 9.1-17.0 305 64.3 58.6-69.6 56 11.8 8.5-16.0 37 8.6 5.9-12.5 19 2.8 1.6- 4.8
Some College 719 97 16.6 13.1-20.7 492 65.4 60.7-69.8 59 8.1 5.9-11.1 49 6.9 4.9- 9.7 22 3.0 1.7- 5.2
College Graduate 1,435 171 11.7 9.8-13.9 1,095 76.5 73.7-79.1 117 8.5 6.9-10.6 34 2.3 1.5- 3.4 18 1.0 0.6- 1.7
SCHOOL
Public 1,954 40 2.2 1.5- 3.2 1,550 79.1 76.7-81.3 195 10.3 8.7-12.2 112 6.2 4.9- 7.7 57 2.3 1.6- 3.1
Private/Home 277 4 1.0 0.3- 3.0 239 87.5 82.1-91.4 21 6.8 4.0-11.4 6 1.8 0.7- 4.5 7 3.0 1.3- 6.7
GRADE
Not In School 582 318 53.0 48.0-58.0 208 37.8 33.0-42.8 40 7.0 4.8-10.1 14 1.9 0.9- 3.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.8
K-5th 1,008 33 3.3 2.2- 4.9 813 79.1 75.8-82.1 105 11.3 9.1-14.1 45 5.1 3.6- 7.2 12 1.2 0.6- 2.2
6th-8th 488 6 1.2 0.4- 3.8 392 80.5 75.6-84.5 39 7.8 5.3-11.3 32 7.1 4.7-10.8 19 3.4 1.9- 6.0
9th-12th* 743 6 0.7 0.3- 1.7 586 80.8 77.1-84.1 74 9.2 7.0-12.2 43 5.5 3.8- 7.9 34 3.7 2.4- 5.7
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 129 10 9.3 4.2-19.0 103 77.1 65.4-85.7 12 12.1 5.9-23.4 2 1.0 0.2- 4.3 2 0.6 0.1- 2.4
Private 1,551 185 12.0 10.1-14.2 1,167 74.7 71.9-77.3 121 8.4 6.8-10.4 53 3.4 2.4- 4.7 25 1.5 0.9- 2.5
Health Choice 129 8 7.2 3.2-15.3 99 74.5 63.7-83.0 14 11.3 5.8-20.9 7 6.0 2.4-14.0 1 1.0 0.1- 6.7
Medicaid 596 116 20.8 17.0-25.3 372 62.7 57.8-67.4 61 8.5 6.2-11.5 36 6.5 4.4- 9.6 11 1.5 0.7- 3.0
Other 240 28 12.7 8.1-19.4 177 73.9 66.6-80.2 18 7.6 4.6-12.3 13 4.8 2.5- 9.1 4 1.0 0.4- 2.7
No health insurance 157 16 12.1 6.7-20.8 70 45.4 36.0-55.2 27 17.7 11.7-26.0 22 14.0 8.4-22.2 22 10.8 6.7-16.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 287 27 9.2 5.8-14.2 204 73.1 66.4-78.9 21 7.3 4.3-12.1 24 8.0 4.8-13.1 11 2.4 1.2- 4.4
No 2,509 331 14.2 12.6-16.1 1,779 69.9 67.6-72.2 234 9.6 8.2-11.1 109 4.4 3.5- 5.6 56 1.9 1.3- 2.6

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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 1 year and older.

^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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