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2016-2017 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Oral Health

About how long has it been since (CHILD) last saw a dentist?1

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  Total
Respond2
Never Less than one year One year or more
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 711 95 13.7 10.6-17.5 575 80.9 76.7-84.5 41 5.5 3.6- 8.3
GENDER
Male 372 45 13.6 9.5-19.1 303 79.5 73.3-84.5 24 6.9 4.2-11.3
Female 335 48 13.4 9.1-19.3 270 82.4 76.2-87.3 17 4.2 2.0- 8.6
RACE
White 468 62 13.4 9.9-18.1 385 83.4 78.6-87.2 21 3.2 1.8- 5.5
African American 119 15 12.7 6.7-22.9 *** *** *** 12 11.9 5.8-22.8
Other Minorities 81 11 11.5 5.5-22.2 65 83.9 72.6-91.1 *** *** ***
HISPANIC
Yes 82 11 13.9 7.3-24.8 64 80.9 69.8-88.6 *** *** ***
No 624 84 13.7 10.4-18.0 507 80.9 76.2-84.9 33 5.3 3.3- 8.5
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 158 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
5 through 10 194 *** *** *** 177 92.5 86.6-95.9 11 5.8 2.8-11.5
11 through 13 134 *** *** *** 123 93.7 85.9-97.3 *** *** ***
14 through 17 225 *** *** *** 205 89.6 81.6-94.4 20 10.4 5.6-18.4
PARENT EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 134 19 16.2 10.0-25.2 99 72.5 62.3-80.8 16 11.3 5.6-21.5
Some College 208 31 18.8 12.1-27.9 163 75.0 65.6-82.6 14 6.2 3.0-12.6
College Graduate 368 45 10.2 6.7-15.4 313 87.0 81.6-91.1 *** *** ***
SCHOOL
Public School 501 *** *** *** 455 91.1 87.0-94.0 38 7.6 4.9-11.5
Private/Home 74 *** *** *** 66 90.9 79.8-96.2 *** *** ***
GRADE
Not In School 169 86 48.6 38.8-58.5 81 51.2 41.4-61.0 *** *** ***
K-5th 197 *** *** *** 178 92.0 86.1-95.5 13 6.3 3.2-12.0
6th-8th 130 *** *** *** 121 94.4 85.9-97.9 *** *** ***
9th-12th3 212 *** *** *** 192 89.0 80.6-94.1 20 11.0 5.9-19.4
HEALTH INSURANCE4
Private 341 38 9.5 6.1-14.7 289 87.0 81.5-91.1 14 3.4 1.7- 6.7
Public 288 46 19.2 13.6-26.4 221 73.3 65.7-79.8 21 7.5 4.0-13.6
Other 49 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
No health insurance 20 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 163 *** *** *** 149 87.4 75.8-93.9 *** *** ***
No 534 87 15.8 12.1-20.3 415 79.3 74.4-83.4 32 4.9 3.2- 7.6

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology, results from 2011, 2012, 2013-2014 and 2016-2017 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 of all children ages 0 to 17 years

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 Services or other type not otherwise listed.

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