Skip Navigation

OH-9.2 Data Details

OH-9.2 Increase the proportion of school-based health centers with an oral health component that includes dental care

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
School-Based Health Care Census (SBHCC); National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
No
Measure
percent 
Baseline (Year)
10.1 (2007-2008)
Target
11.1
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Numerator
Number of school-based health centers with an oral health component that includes fillings and extractions
Denominator
Number of school-based health centers that completed a survey
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data

From the 2007-08 School-based Health Care Census:

[NUMERATOR:]

Indicate which of the following oral health services are provided onsite. [Indicate Onsite, Offsite by referral, Not provided or referred.]

  1. Oral health education
  2. Dental screenings
  3. Dental examination (by a dentist)
  4. Dental sealants
  5. Fluoride mouthrinse
  6. Fluoride varnish
  7. Fluoride supplements
  8. Dental cleaning
  9. General dental care (fillings, extractions)
  10. Specialty dental care (orthodontics, root canal)
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

The National Assembly of School-Based Health Care has fielded a triennial survey of school-based health care since 1998. The survey requests information on staffing, service population and health services provided onsite, offsite or by referral.

References

Additional resources about the objective.

  1. National Assembly of School-Based Health Care. http://www.nasbhc.org