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2010 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 1-6 months 7-12 months More than 1 year
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,912 228 13.4 11.6-15.5 1,396 71.7 69.0-74.2 173 9.8 8.2-11.7 115 5.1 4.1- 6.4
GENDER
Male 973 122 14.0 11.4-17.0 691 70.0 66.2-73.5 90 10.0 7.7-12.7 70 6.0 4.5- 8.0
Female 937 106 12.9 10.3-16.0 703 73.3 69.5-76.8 83 9.7 7.5-12.4 45 4.1 2.8- 6.0
RACE
White 1,361 166 13.3 11.1-15.8 1,040 76.0 73.1-78.8 99 7.5 5.9- 9.5 56 3.2 2.4- 4.4
African American 338 39 13.9 9.8-19.2 203 59.0 52.4-65.2 53 16.9 12.5-22.5 43 10.2 7.1-14.5
Other Minorities 210 23 13.7 8.5-21.2 150 72.2 64.1-79.1 21 8.7 5.1-14.4 16 5.4 2.9- 9.6
HISPANIC
Yes 149 14 7.9 4.2-14.4 105 77.9 69.5-84.5 15 9.1 4.9-16.3 15 5.2 2.9- 9.0
No 1,762 214 14.0 12.0-16.3 1,290 71.0 68.2-73.7 158 9.9 8.2-11.9 100 5.1 4.0- 6.5
AGE GROUPS
1 through 4 419 201 47.2 41.3-53.0 185 45.7 39.9-51.7 23 5.0 3.0- 8.4 10 2.1 1.1- 4.1
5 through 10 548 14 3.6 2.0- 6.3 450 80.4 76.0-84.1 51 11.4 8.4-15.3 33 4.7 3.2- 6.9
11 through 13 374 8 2.1 0.8- 5.3 306 79.2 73.3-84.2 36 11.2 7.7-16.0 24 7.5 4.5-12.1
14 through 17 571 5 1.3 0.5- 3.3 455 80.4 75.8-84.3 63 11.4 8.4-15.3 48 7.0 4.8-10.0
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 101 11 14.7 7.5-26.8 62 63.4 51.1-74.2 14 12.1 6.6-21.2 14 9.7 4.7-19.0
H.S. 309 34 11.3 7.5-16.6 197 65.5 58.7-71.8 46 15.0 10.7-20.6 32 8.2 5.4-12.5
Some College 440 52 13.7 9.9-18.5 319 70.5 64.7-75.8 40 9.8 6.8-14.1 29 6.0 3.8- 9.4
College Graduate 1,062 131 13.9 11.4-16.8 818 74.9 71.4-78.1 73 7.9 6.0-10.4 40 3.3 2.3- 4.8
SCHOOL
Public School 1,324 21 2.2 1.3- 3.7 1,065 79.4 76.4-82.0 139 11.8 9.7-14.3 99 6.6 5.2- 8.4
Private/Home 214 17 9.7 5.7-16.1 176 79.6 71.7-85.7 14 8.7 4.6-15.7 7 2.1 0.9- 4.7
GRADE
Not In School 444 202 43.7 38.2-49.4 208 49.2 43.5-54.9 24 5.2 3.1- 8.6 10 1.9 1.0- 3.8
K-5th 567 16 3.7 2.1- 6.4 460 79.2 74.8-83.0 57 12.3 9.2-16.3 34 4.7 3.2- 6.9
6th-8th 366 6 2.1 0.8- 5.8 304 80.4 74.5-85.2 34 10.2 7.0-14.8 22 7.2 4.2-12.0
9th-12th* 530 4 1.0 0.3- 3.2 419 80.1 75.3-84.1 58 11.1 8.1-15.2 49 7.8 5.4-11.2
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,086 113 12.0 9.7-14.7 864 77.6 74.2-80.6 65 6.7 5.0- 9.1 44 3.7 2.6- 5.3
Public 544 73 15.5 12.0-19.8 357 64.0 58.8-68.8 73 14.4 11.2-18.5 41 6.1 4.2- 8.8
Other 154 24 15.1 9.0-24.3 113 75.4 65.6-83.1 12 7.4 3.5-14.8 5 2.1 0.8- 5.3
No health insurance 106 17 17.5 10.0-28.9 49 54.7 42.9-65.9 19 15.4 9.1-24.8 21 12.4 7.7-19.4
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 412 24 7.7 4.7-12.4 320 73.1 67.0-78.5 45 11.7 8.2-16.5 23 7.4 4.5-11.9
No 1,470 197 14.7 12.6-17.2 1,057 71.3 68.3-74.1 128 9.5 7.7-11.6 88 4.5 3.5- 5.7

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***Asked only for children 1 year and older.

*9th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

**Health Insurance categories: PRIVATE = State Employee Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, or other private health insurance plan purchased from an employer or directly from insurance company.
PUBLIC = Medicaid, Carolina ACCESS, Health Check, or NC Health Choice. OTHER = the military, CHAMPUS, TRI CARE, Indian Health Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

^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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