Percentage of Children Who Have Never Had Dental Sealants

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 433 53.9 2.0 50.0 57.9
  . . . . .
SEX . . . . .
Male 237 54.0 2.7 48.7 59.2
Female 196 53.9 3.0 48.1 59.7
AGE GROUP . . . . .
0-4 years 0 . . 0.0 .
5-9 years 99 56.0 4.2 47.9 64.2
10-14 years 195 53.4 2.9 47.6 59.2
15-17 years 139 53.0 3.6 46.0 60.0
ETHNICITY . . . . .
Hispanic 52 67.3 5.9 55.7 78.9
Non-Hispanic 381 52.2 2.1 48.0 56.3
PREFERRED RACE . . . . .
White 366 50.9 2.1 46.7 55.1
Black or African American 31 79.5 6.8 66.2 92.7
Other 35 66.5 7.4 52.0 80.9
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME . . . . .
Less than $15,000 31 59.9 8.1 44.0 75.9
$15,000 - $24,999 70 69.1 5.2 59.0 79.2
$25,000 - $34,999 60 60.2 5.4 49.6 70.9
$35,000 - $49,999 80 53.6 4.6 44.7 62.6
$50,000+ 162 44.3 3.0 38.4 50.3
POPULATION DENSITY . . . . .
Frontier 26 70.6 8.4 54.1 87.1
Rural 66 62.3 5.2 52.1 72.4
Densely-settled Rural 79 51.6 4.7 42.4 60.8
Semi-urban 76 53.0 4.8 43.6 62.4
Urban 183 51.0 3.0 45.1 56.9

Numerator: Respondents reporting the randomly selected child has never had
dental sealants placed on their teeth.
Denominator: All respondents reporting children ages 7-17
living in the household, excluding unknowns and refusals.
Weighted to represent children in population.