Dental sealants are special plastic coatings that are painted
on the tops of the back teeth to prevent tooth decay. They are
put on by a dentist or dental hygienist. They are different
from fillings, caps, crowns, and fluoride treatments. Has the
[randomly selected child] ever had dental sealants placed
on [her/his] teeth?

Response Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Upper 95% Confidence
Yes 392 52.5 2.1 48.3 56.6
No 360 47.5 2.1 43.4 51.7

Among randomly selected children ages 7-17, excluding unknowns and refusals.
Weighted to represent children in population.
On Questionnaire Split B