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2018 NDIP Report published

 

The latest NDIP report which focuses on the detailed survey of P7 children has been published today.

  • The report shows that 70 percent of P1 children had no obvious decay experience in their primary teeth in the school year 2017/18 compared with 45% in 2002/03

  • In the school year 2017/18, the average number of teeth affected by obvious decay experience in P1 children was 1.14.  This is less than half of the average number of teeth affected in the school year 2002/03 (2.76).

 

  • There is a continuing link between area-based socio-economic deprivation and poor dental health among P1 children in Scotland. Only 55.8% of P1 children had no obvious decay experience in the most deprived areas compared with 85.9% in the least deprived areas.

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2016 NDIP Report Published

 

The Latest NDIP report  which focuses on the detailed survey of P1 children has been published by ISD today.

The report shows that the proportion of P1 children with no obvious decay has increased from 68% in  2014 to  69% in 2016. There has also been a fall in the average number of decayed missing and filled teeth from 1.27   to 1.21.

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While these improvements are welcome a cross Scotland, socio-economic inequalities in the oral health of P1 children remain, with percentages with no obvious decay experience ranging from 55% for children in the most deprived quintile, (SIMD 1) to 82% for those in least deprived quintile, (SIMD 5).

Further details are available in the summary  and full reports.

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