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2012 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

Does s/he have a dentist or dental clinic where s/he goes regularly?1

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  Total
Respond2
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,094 912 80.3 76.3-83.7 182 19.7 16.3-23.7
GENDER
Male 572 480 79.9 73.8-84.8 92 20.1 15.2-26.2
Female 522 432 80.7 75.2-85.2 90 19.3 14.8-24.8
RACE
White 704 607 82.8 77.9-86.8 97 17.2 13.2-22.1
African American 203 165 79.4 69.4-86.7 38 20.6 13.3-30.6
Other Minorities 182 *** *** *** *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No 979 822 80.3 76.1-84.0 157 19.7 16.0-23.9
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 225 130 57.6 48.1-66.6 95 42.4 33.4-51.9
5 through 10 344 306 86.6 80.0-91.2 38 13.4 8.8-20.0
11 through 13 189 168 83.6 71.5-91.2 21 16.4 8.8-28.5
14 through 17 336 308 92.5 87.7-95.5 28 7.5 4.5-12.3
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 241 181 73.1 63.3-81.1 60 26.9 18.9-36.7
Some College 277 221 77.1 69.3-83.5 56 22.9 16.5-30.7
College Graduate 574 509 87.0 82.1-90.7 65 13.0 9.3-17.9
SCHOOL
Public School 772 687 86.8 82.4-90.2 85 13.2 9.8-17.6
Private/Home 128 121 92.8 84.3-96.9 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 245 146 59.6 50.5-68.1 99 40.4 31.9-49.5
K-5th 346 311 87.0 80.2-91.7 35 13.0 8.3-19.8
6th-8th 192 171 85.5 74.5-92.3 21 14.5 7.7-25.5
9th-12th3 311 284 91.7 86.4-95.1 27 8.3 4.9-13.6
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 559 495 84.5 79.2-88.6 64 15.5 11.4-20.8
Public 396 316 78.4 71.8-83.8 80 21.6 16.2-28.2
Other 80 *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 40 *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 250 224 81.9 72.4-88.6 26 18.1 11.4-27.6
No 832 678 79.7 75.1-83.6 154 20.3 16.4-24.9

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011 and 2012 are NOT comparable to results from 2010 and earlier.

***This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards; see N.C. CHAMP Technical Notes for more details

1Asked only for children 1 year and older.

2Use 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.

39th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

4Health 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.

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