Oral health: data introduction
Two aspects of oral health are considered in the following web pages: obvious decay experience (decayed, missing or filled teeth) in children and prevalence of natural teeth in adults.
Table 1 shows the dimensions and geographies for which oral health data are presented, either within the data pages which follow or through hyperlinks.
Table 1: Data availability for Scotland
|By age group||Y (ages 5,
11/12 and 14)
|By deprivation group||Y||Y|
|By NHS board area||Y||N|
|By local authority area||N||N|
|By community health partnership (CHP) area||Y||N|
|Comparison with UK/GB||Y||Y|