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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Access to Dentist

Abstract

This is the Access to Dentist JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

Headlines

  • A greater proportion of Bolton's adult, child, and total population have visited a dentist in the last 2 years compared to the average for England, but fewer than the North West region as a whole;
  • In Bolton a greater proportion of child have visited a dentist in the last 2 years than adults;
  • There exists a strong inequality gradient for access to a dentist in Bolton, with more than a third of the most deprived group not having visited the dentist in over 2 years;
  • BME groups are less likely to have visited a dentist in the last 2 years than the general population, as are the disabled and LGB groups in Bolton.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level

Sub-Bolton

Population Level

All

Source

Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton

Keywords

Dentist, Dental Health, Oral Health, Teeth

Status

Current

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