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Oral Health – Statistics in Haldimand and Norfolk

  • In Haldimand and Norfolk, over 66% of residents, aged 12 and older, had visited the dentist in the past year compared to 71.6% of Ontario residents (2013-14).
  • There was a slight increase in self-reported prevalence of brushing teeth at least twice daily among Haldimand and Norfolk residents from 2005 to 2013-14 (72.5%, 76.5%, respectively).

Oral Health Indicators, Age-Standardized Rates, Haldimand and Norfolk Health Unit and Ontario, 2005, 2009-10, and 2013-2014

Haldimand and Norfolk % (95% CI) Ontario % (95% CI)
2005 2009-10 2013-14 2005 2009-10 2013-14
Self-reported prevalence of having visiting the dentist in the past year 63.3 (58.7-67.9) 74.3 (69.7-78.8) 66.3 (61.1-71.4) 68.6 (67.9-69.3) 70.8 (70.0-71.6) 71.6 (70.8-72.4)
Self-reported prevalence of usually visiting a dentist for a checkup at least once a year 65.7 (61.2-70.2) 72.5 (67.9-77.2) 70.7 (66.0-75.3) 72.9 (72.2-73.5) 73.3 (72.5-74.1) 73.8 (73.0-74.6)
Self-reported prevalence of brushing teeth at least twice daily 72.5 (68.1-76.9) 74.5 (69.7-79.3) 76.5 (72.3-80.7) 82.2 (81.6-82.8) 83 (82.4-83.6) 81.4 (80.8-82.1)
Self-reported prevalence of having insurance for dental expenses 61.3 (56.9-65.7) 66.4 (62.2-70.6) 63.7 (58.7-68.6) 66.8 (66.1-67.4) 65.4 (64.6-66.2) 66.7 (65.9-67.6)
Self-reported prevalence of having had oral or facial pain in the past month 46.7 (42.0-51.4) 51.8 (46.3-57.3) 51.6 (46.0-57.2) 46.6 (45.8-47.3) 46.5 (45.7-47.3) 51.2 (50.4-52.1)

Source: Public Health Ontario. Snapshots: Haldimand and Norfolk Health Unit and Ontario, 2005, 2009-2010, and 2013-2014.

For further information please contact qpap@haldimand-norfolk.org or 519-426-6170 Ext. 3305.

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