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Surveillance System

North Dakota Oral Health Program

Surveillance System Indicators

2000 - 2020

 

INDICATOR 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Notes:
Children and Youth
Head Start Program Information Report (PIR)
Percentage of Head Start children who had a dental examination in the past year                 96.9 92.8 96.2 96.3 93.2 92.8               Data collected during following school year
Percentage of Head Start children examined who need dental treatment                 22.0 18.1 19.4 17.5 15.5 17.6               Data collected during following school year
Percentage of Head Start children examined and needing dental treatment who receive treatment                 93.8 86.7 94.5 90.5 81.8 74.8               Data collected during following school year
Percentage of Head Start children examined who received preventive care                 63.8 86.7 82.6 84.8 86.4 86.3               Data collected during following school year
Basic Screening Survey (BSS) For Children Attending Head Start
Percentage of Head Start students with decay experience (treated or untreated)                                           NA
Percentage of Head Start students with untreated tooth decay                                           NA
Percentage of Head Start students in need of dental treatment                                           NA
Basic Screening Survey (BSS) For Children Attending Kindergarten
Percentage of Head Start students with decay experience (treated or untreated)                                           NA
Percentage of Head Start students with untreated tooth decay                                           NA
Percentage of Head Start students in need of dental treatment                                           NA
Basic Screening Survey (BSS) For Children Attending Third-Grade
Percentage of 3rd grade students with dental sealants on at least one permanent molar           52.7         60.4       53.0             Data collected during the school year
Percentage of 3rd grade students with caries experience (treated or untreated)           55.6         54.6       72.5             Data collected during the school year
Percentage of 3rd grade students with untreated tooth decay           16.9         45.6       28.2             Data collected during the school year
Percentage of 3rd grade students in need of urgent care           1.1         1.9       2.4             Data collected during the school year
Percentage of 3rd grade students who have had a previous dental visit           95.2         95.9       95.7             Data collected during the school year
NABSCH
Percentage of school-based health centers that offer dental sealants                         0 0 0.0             Data collected on reported year
Percentage of school-based health centers that offer restorative services                         0 0 0.0             Data collected on reported year
Percentage of school-based health centers that offer topical fluoride                         0 0 0.0             Data collected on reported year
National Survey of Children's Health
Percentage of children and adolescents having a dental visit within the past 12 months       79.6                 75.4                 Data collected on reported year
Percentage of children and adolescents having teeth reported as being in "fair/poor" condition       6.6       6.2         5.2                 Data collected on reported year
Percentage of children and adolescents receiving one or more preventive care visits within the past year (2003=routine preventive care)       75.3       77.2         74.6                 Data collected on reported year
Percentage of children with no oral health problems (2007=Past 6 months, 2012=Past 12 months)               78.3         86.2                 Data collected on reported year
National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs
Percentage of children and adolescents with special health care needs having at least one preventive dental visit within the past 12 months                     83.2                     Data collected on reported year
Medicaid Claims
Percentage of Medicaid-enrolled children who had a dental visit during the year                     36.1 31.5 31.2 30.4               Fiscal Year Data
Percentage of Medicaid-enrolled children (0-21) having a preventive dental visit within the past year                     28.4 27.6 27.6 26.9               Fiscal Year Data
Percentage of Medicaid-enrolled children (0-21) having a treatment dental visit within the past year                     14.7 14.6 13.8 13.3               Fiscal Year Data
Percentage of Medicaid-enrolled children (0-21) receiving a sealant on a permanent molar tooth                     4.7 4.8 4.5 4.4               Fiscal Year Data
Percentage of eligibles receiving oral health services provided by a Non-Dentist Provider                     2.8 9.6 10.9 10.5               Fiscal Year Data
Total Individuals Eligible for EPSDT for 90 Continuous Days                     44,957 46,325 47,205 47,048               Fiscal Year Data
Vital Records
Number of babies born with cleft lip/cleft palate 11 12 9 8 15 12 15 13 ^ 12 20 12 7 12               Data is from occurent birth of calendar year noted
Rate of babies born with cleft lip/cleft palate per 1,000 live births 1.4 1.6 1.2 1.0 1.8 1.4 1.7 1.5 ^ 1.3 2.2 1.3 0.6 1.3               Data is from occurent birth of calendar year noted
Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)
Grades 9-12
Percentage of youth reporting a dental visit in the last year   75.5   76.1   76.6   77.1   76.0   76.1   73.9               Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of youth reporting one or more cavities   57.5   56.3   56.7   54.5   55.1   56.5   50.4               Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of youth reporting use of chewing tobacco, snuff or dip in the past 30 days   13.2   10.3   11.2   11.7   15.4   13.6   13.8               Survey administered on year noted
Grades 7-8
Percentage of youth reporting a dental visit in the last year   81.8   83.8   79.9   70.3   72.0   74.9   74.6               Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of youth reporting use of chewing tobacco, snuff or dip in the past 30 days   6.3   3.3   5.2   2.8   4.7   3.2   3.5               Survey administered on year noted
Adults and Older Adults
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
Percentage of adults 18 and older who have visited a dentist or dental clinic in the past year         68.4   70.8   72.9   71.1   67.2                 Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of adults 18 and older who have had their teeth cleaned in the past year (among adults with natural teeth who have ever visited a dentist or dental clinic)         67.6   69.9   71.4   70.1                     Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of adults 65 and older who have lost all of their natural teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease         25.0   22.9   20.1   18.8   17.1                 Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of adults 65 and older who have lost six or more teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease         49.4   48.9   45.3   43.6   42.7                 Survey administered on year noted
Percentage of adults with diabetes having a dental visit in the past year                     65.4                     Survey administered on year noted
Basic Screening Survey (BSS) for Older Adults
Percentage of dentate older adults with untreated decay (coronal or root)                         22.3                 Data collected during calendar year noted
Percentage of older adults having an oral health problem                         32.1                 Data collected during calendar year noted
All Ages - State Level
Vital Records
Number of oral and pharyngeal cancer deaths 21 22 30 17 16 11 10 12 10 12 10 9 18 16               Data collected during year noted
Age adjusted mortality rate per 100,000 population caused by oral and pharyngeal cancers 2.9 3.1 4.4 2.4 2.2 2.1 1.4 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.4 1.3 2.3 2.1               Data collected during year noted
Age-adjusted oral cavity and pharynx mortality       2.4 2.1 2.1 1.6 2.9 2.1 2.8 2.7 1.8                   Note: Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2010 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates; results were obtained using SEER*Stat 8.1.2. Years 2003-2007 are being double-checked.
Age-adjusted oral cavity and pharynx incidence       9.6 10.9 9.7 10 7.6 10.2 12.1 11.3 12.1                   Note: Rates are per 100,000 and age-adjusted to the 2010 US Std Population (19 age groups - Census P25-1130) standard; Confidence intervals (Tiwari mod) are 95% for rates; results were obtained using SEER*Stat 8.1.2. Years 2003-2007 are being double-checked.
Licensure Workforce Survey
Number of licensed dentists               378 379 404 384 417 411 464 458.0             Data collected during year noted
Number of licensed dentists with an address in the state               327 332 349 344 363 360 380               Data collected during year noted
Number of licensed dental hygienists               618 626 667 649 699 705 747 789.0             Data collected during year noted
Number of licensed dental hygienists with an address in the state               468 489 512 471 480 518 517               Data collected during year noted
Percentage of practicing dentists who plan to retire in 15 years                       36                   Data collected during year noted
Percentage of practicing dentists who accept Medicaid patients                   57   53                   Data collected during year noted
Percentage of practicing dentists who accept any and all Medicaid patients           19       18   23                   Data collected during year noted
State Synopsis
Medicaid Billing Dentists with at least one paid claim               272 252 217 239 245 236                 Data collected during SFY noted
Counties without a dentist               16 17 18 15 15 16 17 16.0             Data collected during year noted
Water Fluoridation Reporting System (WFRS)
Proportion of ND Population served by community water systems with optimally fluoridated water   95.0 96.0 95.0 95.0 96.0 96.0 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.0 97.0             Data as of December 31 of noted year
Uniform Data Set
Proportion of FQHC patients who receive oral health services each year               18.5 24.5 26.7 28.3 28.7 29.7                 Data reporting period year noted

*Data suppressed due to low numbers