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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

How would you rate the condition of (CHILD)'s teeth?
Would you say their condition is:***

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  Total
Respond.#
Excellent Very good Good Fair Poor
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,837 1,361 48.5 46.2-50.8 812 27.1 25.2-29.2 489 17.8 16.1-19.7 139 5.2 4.3- 6.4 36 1.3 0.9- 1.9
GENDER
Male 1,462 683 47.2 44.0-50.5 413 26.7 24.0-29.6 268 18.7 16.3-21.4 78 5.7 4.4- 7.4 20 1.6 0.9- 2.8
Female 1,375 678 49.8 46.5-53.1 399 27.6 24.8-30.6 221 16.9 14.5-19.5 61 4.7 3.5- 6.4 16 1.0 0.5- 1.7
RACE
White 1,919 1,023 54.3 51.5-57.0 558 27.9 25.5-30.5 253 13.2 11.4-15.2 67 3.5 2.6- 4.7 18 1.1 0.6- 2.0
African American 412 142 37.2 31.9-42.9 132 30.7 25.8-36.1 105 23.6 19.2-28.6 29 7.3 4.9-10.9 4 1.2 0.4- 3.4
Other Minorities 505 196 42.1 36.8-47.7 122 20.1 16.3-24.6 130 26.8 22.1-32.1 43 8.9 6.3-12.5 14 2.1 1.1- 4.0
HISPANIC
Yes 285 96 37.1 30.4-44.4 67 19.5 14.7-25.4 83 31.5 25.1-38.7 31 9.9 6.5-14.8 8 2.0 0.8- 4.6
No 2,545 1,262 50.0 47.5-52.4 744 28.1 26.0-30.3 404 16.1 14.3-17.9 108 4.7 3.7- 5.8 27 1.2 0.8- 1.9
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 612 385 63.3 58.5-68.0 144 21.9 18.2-26.2 68 12.5 9.5-16.2 11 1.6 0.8- 3.3 4 0.7 0.2- 2.0
5 through 10 923 391 42.9 39.0-46.8 271 28.6 25.2-32.3 188 19.7 16.7-23.0 57 7.2 5.3- 9.7 16 1.6 0.9- 2.9
11 through 13 500 194 40.8 35.4-46.4 164 29.8 25.1-35.0 112 22.7 18.3-27.6 24 5.3 3.3- 8.4 6 1.4 0.5- 3.8
14 through 17 802 391 47.0 42.6-51.4 233 28.5 24.7-32.6 121 17.2 13.9-21.0 47 6.0 4.2- 8.5 10 1.4 0.6- 3.2
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 194 46 23.2 16.7-31.3 43 20.4 14.2-28.3 67 40.3 31.9-49.4 32 13.9 9.2-20.6 6 2.1 0.8- 5.5
H.S. 477 158 34.5 29.2-40.2 149 27.5 22.9-32.6 127 27.0 22.3-32.3 32 8.3 5.4-12.4 11 2.7 1.3- 5.5
Some College 721 318 42.1 37.6-46.7 218 31.3 27.1-35.8 135 18.6 15.3-22.3 36 5.9 4.0- 8.5 14 2.2 1.1- 4.3
College Graduate 1,440 838 59.5 56.3-62.6 400 26.1 23.4-29.0 158 11.3 9.3-13.5 39 2.8 1.9- 4.0 5 0.3 0.1- 0.9
SCHOOL
Public 1,964 838 42.5 39.8-45.2 600 28.9 26.5-31.5 376 20.0 17.8-22.3 122 7.0 5.7- 8.6 28 1.6 1.0- 2.6
Private/Home 279 161 60.1 53.0-66.8 64 22.3 17.0-28.7 44 14.9 10.7-20.5 7 1.8 0.8- 4.3 3 0.8 0.3- 2.7
GRADE
Not In School 585 361 61.6 56.5-66.4 143 23.6 19.6-28.1 66 12.7 9.6-16.6 10 1.6 0.8- 3.4 5 0.6 0.2- 1.6
K-5th 1,013 437 44.8 41.1-48.6 293 27.6 24.4-31.0 207 19.1 16.3-22.2 61 7.0 5.2- 9.3 15 1.6 0.9- 2.8
6th-8th 492 196 40.3 34.9-46.0 154 27.3 22.7-32.4 108 25.4 20.7-30.9 28 5.6 3.6- 8.4 6 1.4 0.5- 3.9
9th-12th* 746 366 47.5 43.0-52.1 222 30.0 26.0-34.3 108 15.3 12.2-19.0 40 5.7 3.9- 8.3 10 1.5 0.6- 3.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 128 66 55.5 44.3-66.1 48 32.5 23.4-43.1 12 11.4 5.6-21.8 2 0.7 0.2- 3.0 0 0.0 . - .
Private 1,556 872 56.5 53.4-59.5 431 26.2 23.6-29.0 199 13.6 11.5-15.9 48 3.4 2.4- 4.8 6 0.4 0.2- 1.0
Health Choice 129 39 31.4 22.4-42.1 37 29.3 20.6-39.8 38 26.5 18.4-36.6 9 9.8 4.6-19.9 6 3.0 1.3- 6.8
Medicaid 602 208 36.8 32.1-41.7 180 28.7 24.4-33.4 156 24.4 20.5-28.8 47 7.8 5.5-10.8 11 2.3 1.2- 4.7
Other 242 123 51.9 44.0-59.7 69 27.7 21.4-35.0 35 13.4 9.0-19.6 11 4.6 2.4- 8.6 4 2.3 0.7- 7.2
No health insurance 159 48 29.3 21.5-38.5 41 24.3 17.0-33.6 42 32.5 23.8-42.7 20 11.6 7.3-18.0 8 2.3 1.1- 4.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 291 125 44.3 37.3-51.4 73 22.2 17.1-28.2 53 19.2 14.1-25.5 33 12.4 8.3-18.2 7 2.0 0.6- 5.9
No 2,520 1,221 49.0 46.5-51.4 734 27.7 25.6-29.9 431 17.7 15.9-19.6 105 4.4 3.5- 5.5 29 1.2 0.8- 1.9

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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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