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Title:
   Children's Dental Care: Periodicity of Checkups and Access to Care, 2003
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 113
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   January 26, 2006
Description:
   This Statistical Brief looks at whether dental checkup advice was ever offered by a physician or other health care provider, the periodicity of receiving dental checkups, and affordability of dental care among children between the ages of 2 and 17 in the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized population. Estimates in the brief are based on data from the child health supplement, preventive care, and access to care sections of the Household Component of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS-HC) for 2003.
Author(s):
   May Chu
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Dental Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Medical Conditions, Access to Health Care, Children's Health, Preventive Care, Quality of Health Care
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st113/stat113.pdf (118 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st113/stat113.shtml
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