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Title:
   Children's Dental Care: Advice and Checkups, Ages 2-17, 2008
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 326
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   June 24, 2011
Description:
   This Statistical Brief provides analysis for dental visits among children ages 2-17 and the advice given by doctors to the parents of children for their dental checkups and frequency of routine checkups. In terms of following the doctor's advice to have routine dental checkups, only about half (49.3 percent) of the children received them.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Children's Health, Dental Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st326/stat326.pdf (140 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st326/stat326.shtml
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