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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 a tooth ache, or tooth or gum infection?***

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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 2,180 51 2.2 1.5- 3.0 40 1.7 1.2- 2.5 2,089 96.1 95.0-97.0
GENDER
Male 1,128 28 2.6 1.7- 4.1 21 2.0 1.1- 3.5 1,079 95.4 93.5-96.7
Female 1,052 23 1.7 1.0- 2.8 19 1.4 0.8- 2.4 1,010 96.9 95.6-97.9
RACE
White 1,462 31 1.9 1.2- 2.9 20 1.4 0.8- 2.5 1,411 96.7 95.3-97.7
African American 339 9 1.7 0.8- 3.5 7 1.7 0.7- 4.3 323 96.6 93.9-98.1
Other Minorities 378 11 3.9 1.9- 7.7 13 2.9 1.5- 5.3 354 93.3 89.3-95.8
HISPANIC
Yes 202 6 4.0 1.6- 9.6 7 2.8 1.3- 5.9 189 93.2 87.8-96.4
No 1,975 45 2.0 1.4- 2.8 33 1.6 1.0- 2.5 1,897 96.5 95.3-97.3
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 51 2 2.8 0.6-12.6 0 0.0 . - . 49 97.2 87.4-99.4
5 through 10 869 26 2.8 1.8- 4.5 15 1.7 0.9- 3.2 828 95.5 93.5-96.9
11 through 13 487 10 1.8 0.8- 4.2 6 0.8 0.3- 1.8 471 97.4 95.1-98.6
14 through 17 773 13 1.4 0.7- 2.5 19 2.6 1.5- 4.6 741 96.0 93.9-97.4
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 136 7 5.8 2.3-13.6 7 4.0 1.9- 8.5 122 90.2 82.5-94.7
H.S. 380 8 1.1 0.5- 2.3 12 3.1 1.5- 6.4 360 95.8 92.6-97.6
Some College 569 17 2.9 1.6- 5.0 11 1.4 0.7- 2.9 541 95.7 93.4-97.3
College Graduate 1,090 19 1.7 1.0- 2.9 10 1.1 0.5- 2.5 1,061 97.1 95.6-98.2
SCHOOL
Public 1,966 47 2.3 1.6- 3.3 37 1.7 1.2- 2.6 1,882 96.0 94.8-96.9
Private 214 4 1.0 0.3- 2.8 3 1.5 0.3- 7.5 207 97.5 92.9-99.2
GRADE
K-5th 979 28 2.7 1.7- 4.2 16 1.5 0.8- 2.9 935 95.8 94.0-97.1
6th-8th 482 10 1.9 0.8- 4.3 8 1.2 0.6- 2.7 464 96.9 94.4-98.3
9th-12th* 718 13 1.5 0.8- 2.7 16 2.4 1.3- 4.5 689 96.1 94.0-97.5
HEALTH INSURANCE
State Health Plan 104 7 7.5 2.5-20.0 1 0.7 0.1- 4.6 96 91.9 79.7-97.0
Private 1,207 16 1.1 0.6- 1.9 6 0.8 0.3- 2.0 1,185 98.1 96.9-98.9
Health Choice 111 3 3.2 0.8-11.7 6 5.7 2.0-15.2 102 91.1 81.0-96.0
Medicaid 414 17 3.6 2.0- 6.4 12 1.8 0.9- 3.7 385 94.6 91.6-96.6
Other 193 2 1.3 0.3- 5.4 7 3.4 1.4- 8.2 184 95.2 90.1-97.8
No health insurance 132 6 4.5 1.8-11.0 7 5.1 2.3-10.8 119 90.4 83.2-94.7
CHILDREN WITH SHCN**
Yes 246 9 2.6 1.3- 5.3 6 1.0 0.4- 2.3 231 96.4 93.7-98.0
No 1,917 42 2.1 1.5- 3.1 33 1.7 1.1- 2.7 1,842 96.1 94.9-97.1

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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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