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2008 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

Does he/she 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 2,841 2,279 79.3 77.3-81.1 562 20.7 18.9-22.7
GENDER
Male 1,466 1,161 77.7 74.8-80.3 305 22.3 19.7-25.2
Female 1,375 1,118 81.0 78.2-83.5 257 19.0 16.5-21.8
RACE
White 1,922 1,582 82.6 80.4-84.6 340 17.4 15.4-19.6
African American 412 329 76.2 70.9-80.8 83 23.8 19.2-29.1
Other Minorities 506 367 71.3 66.0-76.1 139 28.7 23.9-34.0
HISPANIC
Yes 286 195 70.4 63.5-76.4 91 29.6 23.6-36.5
No 2,548 2,080 80.5 78.4-82.4 468 19.5 17.6-21.6
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 613 272 47.2 42.3-52.1 341 52.8 47.9-57.7
5 through 10 924 834 89.2 86.3-91.5 90 10.8 8.5-13.7
11 through 13 500 455 90.5 86.6-93.3 45 9.5 6.7-13.4
14 through 17 804 718 89.6 86.6-92.0 86 10.4 8.0-13.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 194 127 65.9 57.1-73.8 67 34.1 26.2-42.9
H.S. 478 365 75.7 70.5-80.2 113 24.3 19.8-29.5
Some College 724 570 74.5 69.9-78.5 154 25.5 21.5-30.1
College Graduate 1,440 1,213 84.6 82.1-86.7 227 15.4 13.3-17.9
SCHOOL
Public 1,967 1,760 89.0 87.0-90.6 207 11.0 9.4-13.0
Private/Home 279 261 94.2 90.2-96.6 18 5.8 3.4- 9.8
GRADE
Not In School 586 252 44.4 39.5-49.4 334 55.6 50.6-60.5
K-5th 1,014 913 89.4 86.7-91.5 101 10.6 8.5-13.3
6th-8th 493 446 89.4 85.3-92.5 47 10.6 7.5-14.7
9th-12th* 747 667 90.0 86.9-92.4 80 10.0 7.6-13.1
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 129 111 82.5 70.6-90.2 18 17.5 9.8-29.4
Private 1,556 1,315 84.7 82.4-86.8 241 15.3 13.2-17.6
Health Choice 129 114 87.6 78.6-93.2 15 12.4 6.8-21.4
Medicaid 604 440 70.4 65.6-74.8 164 29.6 25.2-34.4
Other 242 198 80.6 73.4-86.2 44 19.4 13.8-26.6
No health insurance 160 85 51.8 42.2-61.3 75 48.2 38.7-57.8
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 291 241 83.2 77.2-87.9 50 16.8 12.1-22.8
No 2,524 2,015 78.7 76.6-80.6 509 21.3 19.4-23.4

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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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