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Oral Health of Children and Adolescents

OH-1.1 Reduce the proportion of children aged 3 to 5 years with dental caries experience in their primary teeth
Baseline: 33.3 percent of children aged 3 to 5 years had dental caries experience in at least one primary tooth in 1999-2004
Target: 30.0 percent
Target-Setting Method: 10 percent improvement
Data Sources:
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), CDC/NCHS
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Healthy People 2010 The HP2010 objective with the same definition was 21-01a.
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