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Title:
   Children's Dental Care: Advice and Visits, Ages 2-17, 2011
Product type:
   Statistical Brief 432
MEPS component:
   Household Component
Publication date:
   March 28, 2014
Description:
   In 2011, 52.1 percent of children between the ages of 2 and 17 were offered advice from a doctor or other health provider about the need for routine dental checkups. In terms of actually receiving dental care, 50.5 percent of the children had at least one visit to the dentist during 2011.
Author(s):
   Anita Soni, PhD, MBA
Agency:
   Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Source:
   Web Only
MEPS Topics:
   Children's Health, Preventive Care
PDF link:
   data_files/publications/st432/stat432.pdf (107 KB)
HTML link:
   data_files/publications/st432/stat432.shtml
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