Indicator Report - Children Enrolled in Medicaid Who Received Any Dental Service During the Previous 12 Months by County, 2011
Why Is This Important?"Children of low-income families are more likely to have tooth decay. One reason is that many children with public coverage lack access to dental care. On average, fewer than half of all North Carolinians aged 1-5 years enrolled in Medicaid receive any dental care in a year." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020: A Better State of Health.
Children Enrolled in Medicaid Who Received Any Dental Service During the Previous 12 Months by County, 2011
Data NotesThis measure is based on Medicaid data originating from the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance.
DefinitionChildren aged 1 to 5 years enrolled in Medicaid who received any dental service during the previous 12 months
How We Calculated the Rates
Page Content Updated On 11/30/2012, Published on 04/02/2013