What was the main reason the [randomly selected child]
did not receive the dental care [he/she] needed?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
Fear, apprehension, nervousness, pain, dislike going 2 6.7 4.7 0.0 15.9
Could not afford / cost / too expensive 17 51.1 9.3 32.8 69.4
Dentist would not accept insurance, incl. Medicaid 4 7.4 4.0 0.0 15.2
Do not have or know a dentist 2 8.0 5.6 0.0 18.9
Lack transportation / too far away 1 1.3 1.3 0.0 4.0
Hours are not convenient 5 16.5 6.9 3.0 29.9
Other 3 9.0 5.0 0.0 18.9

Among randomly selected children ages 2-17 years who were
reported to not have received needed dental care in past
12 months, excluding unkowns and refusals.
Weighted to represent children in population.