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Table 7
Dental care of Aboriginal children aged 2 to 14, by Aboriginal group, 2001
  Inuit First Nations
on selected
reserves
First Nations
off reserve
Métis
percent
Received dental treatment in last 12 months 67 70 77 75
Did not receive dental treatment in the last 12 months 24 21 14 15
Never received dental treatment 9E 10 10 9
In need of dental treatment 27 27 25 26
Children in need of dental treatment, percent with appointments 47 58 61 55
Of children with no appointments, reasons why not:
Access1 48 33 10E 6E
Cost 8E 5E 28 40
1. Access included the responses "not available in the area or at the time required" and "waiting time too long".
Source: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2001.