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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