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Table 6
Dental care of Inuit children aged 2 to 14, by Inuit region and for all children in Canada, 2001
Nunavut Nunavik Labrador All Inuit
children in
children in
Received dental treatment in last 12 months 71 58 71 72 67 76
Did not receive dental treatment in the last 12 months 23E 33 20 18E 24 .
Never received dental treatment 6E 9E 9E 10E 9E .
In need of dental treatment 26E 26 25 35 27 .
Children in need of dental treatment, percent with appointments 49E 42 59 51 47 .
Of children with no appointments, reasons why not:
Access3 64E 60E 32E 40E 48 .
1. Includes the four Inuit regions as well as Inuit living outside of these regions, mainly in larger cities in southern Canada.
2. Excluded are children living in the territories. However, some Inuit children living elsewhere in Canada may be included here.
3. Access included the responses "not available in the area or at the time required" and "waiting time too long".
Sources: Statistics Canada, Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2001, National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY), Cycle 4, 2000/2001.