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Children who have dental decay or cavities

Assesses if children age 1-17 years have had a toothache, tooth decay or cavities in the past 6 months

Numerator: Whether child had toothache, cavities or decayed teeth in past 6 months

Denominator Statement: Children and adolescents ages 1-17 years

Measure Set: NQF

Data Source: National Survey of Children's HealthNational Surveys (Individual or Household Level)

Target Population: Adolescents, Children

Categories: Health status, well-being, and health conditions across the life course, Condition Prevalence and Health Status, Oral health conditions

Additional Information: Measurement Steward: The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative


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