Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Decayed, missing, and filled teeth (dmft) (Child Health) | Boltons Health Matters
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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Decayed, missing, and filled teeth (dmft) (Child Health)

Abstract

This is the Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal Health 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

  • In general, children aged both 5 and 12 years old in Bolton have worse dental health than is average for England;
  • Bolton seems to perform considerably worse for 5 year olds;
  • Over 45% of 5 year olds and just under 40% of 12 year olds in Bolton have decay experience. In both cases Bolton is higher than England and higher than is average for its statistical peer group;
  • In Bolton, 2.9% of 5 year olds have evidence of sepsis, which is again higher than England and higher than is average for its peer group;
  • Bolton is one of the poorer performing districts in the Greater Manchester connurbation for the dental health of its 5 year olds.

Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level

Sub-Bolton

Population Level

Children

Source

Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton

Keywords

Oral Health, Dental Health, Children, Child Health, Teeth

Status

Current

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