Early Development Risk Factors
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Percentage of children identified as vulnerable in two or more of the five development areas

14.7%
Baseline
16.1%
Current
14.4%
Target

Affecting Factors

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Fluoride Treatments Applied by Family Home Visitors
June 30, 2019
Fluoride Varnish Treatments applied in daycares
June 30, 2019
Fluoride Varnish Treatments Applied in Kindergarten Classes
June 30, 2019
Fluoride Varnish Treatments applied to Children 5 and under
June 30, 2019
Kindergarten Children Screened for Decay
June 30, 2019
Preventative Services Offered to JK/SK Children
June 30, 2019
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Schools Receiving Additional Dental Supports for Preventive Services
June 30, 2019

Affecting Measures

Measure Baseline Current Target
Green Breastfeeding rates
Percentage of infants breastfeeding when released from hospital
84%
Dec 31, 2014
84%
Dec 31, 2018
85%
Dec 31, 2018
Green Child Care Fee Subsidy Families with Income $0 - $20,000
Average monthly percent of families receiving child care subsidies with income $20,000 or less in Niagara region.
56%
Dec 31, 2015
52%
Dec 31, 2018
50%
Dec 31, 2018
Green Child dental decay rates
Percentage of children in junior and senior kindergarten showing signs of dental decay
29%
Jun 30, 2014
27%
Jun 30, 2018
28%
Dec 31, 2018
Green Children receiving preventive dental services prior to school entry
Number of children who receive fluoride varnish treatment before school entry
412
Dec 31, 2015
7,661
Dec 31, 2018
600
Dec 31, 2018
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