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Title:
   Dental Services: Use, Expenses, Source of Payment, Coverage and Procedure Type, 1996 - 2015
Product type:
   Research Findings 38
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   November 21, 2017
Description:
   This report presents data from the 1996 through 2015 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) describing dental use, expenses, source of payments, coverage and procedure type for the U.S civilian noninstitutionalized (community) population. Estimates are presented for the total population as well as for specific population groups categorized in terms of sex, race/ethnicity, age, income, dental insurance coverage, employment, and education. This report is presented as part of a series of updates to Chartbook 17: Dental Use, Expenses, Dental Coverage, and Changes, 1996 and 2004. Only differences that are statistically significant at the 0.05 level are discussed in the text.
Author(s):
   Richard J. Manski, DDS, MBA, PhD and Frederick Rohde, MA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Dental Visits/Use/Events and Expenditures, Health Care Costs/Expenditures, The Uninsured
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/rf38/rf38.pdf (2.3 MB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/rf38/rf38.shtml
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