Carol Cristina Guarnizo-Herreño

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BACKGROUND There is very little information about the relationship between welfare regimes and oral health inequalities. We compared socioeconomic inequalities in adults' oral health in five European welfare-state regimes: Scandinavian, Anglo-Saxon, Bismarckian, Southern and Eastern. METHODS Using data from the oral health module of the Eurobarometer 72.3(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to assess socioeconomic inequalities in subjective measures of oral health in a national sample of adults in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. METHODS We analysed data from the 2009 Adult Dental Health Survey for 8,765 adults aged 21 years and over. We examined inequalities in three oral health measures:(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare oral health in the US and England and to assess levels of educational and income related oral health inequalities between both countries. DESIGN Cross sectional analysis of US and English national surveys. SETTING Non-institutionalised adults living in their own homes. PARTICIPANTS Oral health measures and socioeconomic indicators(More)
OBJECTIVES We measured racial/ethnic inequalities in US children's dental health and quantified the contribution of conceptually relevant factors. METHODS Using data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health, we investigated racial/ethnic disparities in selected child dental health and preventive care outcomes. We employed a decomposition model(More)
Oral health inequalities associated with socioeconomic status are widely observed but may depend on the way that both oral health and socioeconomic status are measured. Our aim was to investigate inequalities using diverse indicators of oral health and 4 socioeconomic determinants, in the context of age and cohort. Multiple linear or logistic regressions(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of dental health on school performance and psychosocial well-being in a nationally representative sample of children in the US. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health for 40,752-41,988 children. The effects of dental problems and maternal-rated dental health on school performance(More)
Very little is known about the potential relationship between welfare state regimes and oral health. This study assessed the oral health of adults in a range of European countries clustered by welfare regimes according to Ferrera's typology and the complementary Eastern type. We analysed data from Eurobarometer wave 72.3, a cross-sectional survey of 31(More)
OBJECTIVE Identifying gender-related inequities in gaining access to health services in the Colombian social health security system. METHODS A two-stage evaluation of the National Household Survey was made, before and after the Colombian health system reform was implemented. Socioeconomic,needs, access to health services and financing variables were(More)
OBJECTIVES We evaluated the relationship between dentist supply and children's oral health and explored heterogeneity by children's age and urbanicity. METHODS We obtained data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health (>27,000 children aged 1-10 years; >23,000 children aged 11-17 years). We estimated the association between state-level dentist(More)
OBJECTIVE Very few studies have analysed the relationship between political factors and oral health inequalities, and only one study has compared the magnitude of inequalities in oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) across welfare state regimes. This study aimed to compare socioeconomic inequalities in oral impacts on daily life among 21 European(More)