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Table 3 Annual estimated numbers of year 8 children in New Zealand and numbers receiving a dental examination – overall and partitioned by Māori and non-Māori ethnic groupings

From: Water fluoridation and ethnic inequities in dental caries profiles of New Zealand children aged 5 and 12–13 years: analysis of national cross-sectional registry databases for the decade 2004–2013

  Total Māori Non-Māori
Year Popn Exam (%) Popn Exam (%) Popn Exam (%)
2004 64,025 49,456 (77.2) 14,465 9506 (65.7) 49,560 39,950 (80.6)
2005 63,050 48,711 (77.3) 14,305 9707 (67.9) 48,745 39,004 (80.0)
2006 62,385 48,738 (78.1) 14,015 9329 (66.6) 48,370 39,409 (81.5)
2007a 61,715 46,592 (75.5) 13,950 9264 (66.4) 47,765 37,328 (78.1)
2008 61,355 47,037 (76.7) 14,085 9520 (67.6) 47,270 37,517 (79.4)
2009 60,610 46,220 (76.3) 14,080 9202 (65.4) 46,530 37,018 (79.6)
2010 60,460 46,740 (77.3) 14,195 9493 (66.9) 46,265 37,247 (80.5)
2011 60,210 44,659 (74.2) 14,225 8874 (62.4) 45,985 35,785 (77.8)
2012b 60,650 47,121 (77.7) 14,495 9544 (65.8) 46,155 37,577 (81.4)
2013 61,025 46,059 (75.5) 14,830 9562 (64.5) 46,195 36,497 (79.0)
  1. aAuckland DHB introduced a new data system which caused major disruption to data collection and reporting; bHutt Valley DHB and Capital & Coast DHB both excluded a small numbers of children for whom fluoridation status was not reported and Southern DHB did not report data for the 1 January – 20 February period and fluoridation status incomplete for most of the year