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3.7.ii Tooth extractions due to decay for children admitted as inpatients to hospital, aged 10 years and under
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2011 to 31 Mar 2020
- Publication Date:
- 18 Feb 2021
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Country, Local Authorities, Regions
The crude rate of the number of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) where a tooth extraction was performed on a child aged 10 years or under at the start of the episode of care, due to tooth decay, per 100,000 resident population.
This indicator measures tooth extractions in young patients, it is believed that the majority of cases could be avoided with better dental care and dentist intervention.
Legacy unique identifier: P01770