Table of contents

  • List of tables
  • List of figures
  • Abbreviations
  • Executive summary
  • Introduction
  • Description of survey methods
    • Source of subjects
    • Sampling
    • Data items
    • Weighting of data and data analysis
    • Exclusion of data from New South Wales and implications for assessing national oral health trends
  • Description of national findings
    • Number in sample and estimated resident population
    • Deciduous teeth
    • Permanent teeth
    • All teeth
    • Fissure sealants
    • Immediate treatment needs
    • Interstate comparison-5- to 6-year-old dmft
    • Interstate comparison-12-year-old DMFT
    • Interstate comparison-all teeth
    • National summary
  • Socioeconomic differences in children's dental health
    • Socioeconomic differences in decay experience of deciduous teeth
    • Socioeconomic differences in decay experience of permanent teeth
    • Socioeconomic differences in decay experience of fissure sealed teeth
    • Socioeconomic differences in decay experience between children in metropolitan areas and those in rural and remote areas
    • Socioeconomic differences: summary of findings
  • International comparisons
  • References  
  • Appendix A