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Table 4 Summary data on dental caries experience for 14-and 15-year-olds by NSW local health districts, 2010

From: Dental caries in 14- and 15-year-olds in New South Wales, Australia

Local health district No. children Mean termanent teeth Mean decayed teeth % decayed teeth > 0 Mean missing teeth % missing teeth > 1 Mean filled teeth due to caries % filled teeth > 0 Mean DMFT Percent caries free % fissure sealant
Sydney 78 27.5 0.1 8.0 0.03 3.4 0.5 29.4 0.7 62.8 36.8
South Western Sydney 144 27.6 0.6 31.9 0.05 2.7 0.7 26.3 1.3 48.6 12.6
South Eastern Sydney 92 27.5 0.2 12.3 0.00 0.0 1.2 46.2 1.4 48.8 51.7
Illawarra Shoalhaven 60 26.1 0.4 26.5 0.07 7.2 0.7 37.9 1.2 52.0 15.6
Western Sydney 72 27.7 0.8 29.5 0.04 1.1 0.8 35.6 1.7 44.3 23.2
Nepean Blue Mountains 87 27.4 0.3 18.0 0.06 2.2 0.8 34.5 1.2 56.1 36.4
Northern Sydney 94 27.6 0.3 17.8 0.01 1.3 0.5 21.5 0.8 63.6 33.7
Central Coast 25 27.1 0.3 20.7 0.00 0.0 0.1 12.6 0.5 72.8 35.2
Hunter New England 168 27.4 0.2 13.5 0.02 1.5 0.3 19.0 0.5 67.5 20.1
Northern NSW 112 27.4 0.7 39.3 0.05 2.7 1.1 43.4 1.9 37.3 38.8
Mid-North Coast 95 27.5 1.6 51.3 0.10 8.0 1.3 46.3 3.0 30.8 36.2
Southern NSW 42 27.7 0.2 9.6 0.04 4.1 0.4 20.9 0.6 71.2 38.8
Murrumbidgee 77 27.5 0.2 10.6 0.02 1.8 0.6 30.4 0.8 65.3 18.9
Western NSW 110 27.2 0.7 33.7 0.12 5.7 0.8 40.9 1.6 39.6 20.8
NSW Total 1256 27.4 0.5 22.4 0.04 2.4 0.7 30.6 1.2 54.6 28.1