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2012 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.1

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  Total
Respond2
Never Less than 6 months 6 months to 1 year More than 1 year ago
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 1,087 104 11.3 8.7-14.6 810 72.4 68.0-76.4 97 9.6 7.0-13.0 76 6.7 4.8- 9.3
GENDER
Male 568 46 9.9 6.6-14.6 414 71.0 64.6-76.6 59 10.3 6.8-15.3 49 8.8 5.7-13.4
Female 519 58 12.9 9.1-17.9 396 73.9 67.7-79.2 38 8.9 5.5-14.0 27 4.4 2.7- 7.2
RACE
White 700 64 12.7 9.1-17.4 545 75.2 70.1-79.7 49 6.6 4.4- 9.6 42 5.5 3.7- 8.1
African American 200 15 6.2 3.0-12.2 148 70.2 59.3-79.2 21 15.1 8.3-25.8 16 8.6 4.2-16.8
Other Minorities 182 25 14.5 8.6-23.2 *** *** *** 25 12.0 5.9-23.0 18 8.5 3.6-18.6
HISPANIC
Yes 116 11 8.6 3.8-18.1 *** *** *** 13 9.7 4.3-20.5 12 7.5 3.8-14.3
No 971 93 11.5 8.8-15.0 730 72.2 67.6-76.4 84 9.6 6.9-13.2 64 6.6 4.6- 9.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 224 89 39.8 31.0-49.4 111 49.9 40.5-59.3 17 7.5 3.8-14.4 *** *** ***
5 through 10 342 11 3.5 1.5- 7.6 280 82.4 75.9-87.4 32 8.3 4.8-13.8 19 5.9 3.5- 9.9
11 through 13 188 *** *** *** *** *** *** 15 9.8 4.4-20.5 20 13.9 6.7-26.4
14 through 17 333 *** *** *** 266 78.7 70.1-85.4 33 13.6 7.8-22.7 30 6.9 4.2-11.2
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 240 29 13.9 8.3-22.5 158 66.8 56.9-75.5 28 10.0 5.2-18.2 25 9.2 5.0-16.4
Some College 276 26 11.0 6.6-17.8 200 70.8 62.2-78.1 24 10.6 6.0-18.2 26 7.6 4.5-12.7
College Graduate 569 49 10.0 6.9-14.2 451 77.1 71.3-82.0 44 8.4 5.4-13.1 25 4.5 2.4- 8.3
SCHOOL
Public School 767 14 2.0 1.1- 3.8 619 79.8 74.9-83.9 72 10.0 7.0-14.2 62 8.1 5.6-11.7
Private/Home 128 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 244 94 38.8 30.4-47.9 123 50.9 41.9-59.8 19 7.2 3.7-13.5 *** *** ***
K-5th 344 *** *** *** 291 84.5 78.1-89.4 30 7.8 4.5-13.2 18 6.3 3.4-11.5
6th-8th 191 *** *** *** *** *** *** 16 10.4 4.8-21.3 21 12.3 6.0-23.5
9th-12th3 308 *** *** *** 243 76.5 67.2-83.8 32 15.0 8.6-25.0 29 7.6 4.6-12.4
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 558 51 13.1 9.2-18.3 444 74.2 67.9-79.5 41 9.5 5.9-14.9 22 3.3 2.0- 5.5
Public 392 45 11.7 7.8-17.3 273 70.8 63.7-77.0 40 10.2 6.3-16.2 34 7.3 4.7-11.1
Other 80 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 39 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 249 12 10.5 5.2-20.1 207 75.0 65.1-82.9 19 10.2 5.5-18.2 11 4.2 2.0- 8.6
No 826 92 11.7 8.9-15.3 595 71.6 66.5-76.1 76 9.3 6.4-13.2 63 7.5 5.1-10.8

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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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