Early dental visits by age and region in Alaska

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Definitions: The percent of mothers who report that their 3-year-old child visited a dentist before the child's second birthday by region; the percent of mothers who report that their 3-year-old child ever visited a dentist by region.  These are 3-year moving averages.

Data Source: Alaska Childhood Understanding Behaviors Survey (CUBS) for 2012-2014 through 2015-2017, Alaska Division of Public Health's Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology Unit.  
http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Pages/mchepi/cubs/data.aspx

Footnotes: Three years of data were combined to minimize the unreliability of measurement due to the small number of actual events. The reported values are a moving average across three years.  For example, we report the average value across the years 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Updated April 2019