Official Statistics

Oral health survey of children attending special support schools

Results of this first national survey which took place in the academic year 2013 to 2014.

Documents

Oral health survey for children in special support schools 2014 report

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Oral health survey for 5 and 12 year olds in special support schools 2014 results.xlsx

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Oral health survey special support schools 2013 protocol

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Details

The results of the survey, broken down by region, show:

  • wide variation in tooth decay prevalence and severity in both 5 and 12 year old children attending special support schools in England

  • children in special support schools have slightly lower levels of tooth decay than children in mainstream schools but are more likely to have experienced extraction of one or more teeth

  • plaque levels were higher among 12 year old children attending special support schools compared with those in mainstream schools

Published 24 September 2015
Last updated 27 December 2018 + show all updates
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