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Data for Average Number of Decayed, Missing or Filled Teeth Among Kindergartners North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2009

North Carolina vs. HNC2020 Fiscal Year Average Number of Decayed, Missing or Filled teeth per Kindergartner
North Carolina 2009 1.5
HNC 2020 Target 2009 1.1

Data Notes

The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

Oral Health Section, N. C. Division of Public Health 

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Definition

Average number of decayed, missing or filled teeth among kindergartners

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of decayed, missing or filled teeth identified during kindergarten oral health screening assessments
Denominator: Total number of children receiving a kindergarten oral health assessment

Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 12/22/2011


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