Coping with toothache pain: a qualitative study of low-income persons and minorities.

@article{Cohen2007CopingWT,
  title={Coping with toothache pain: a qualitative study of low-income persons and minorities.},
  author={Leonard A Cohen and Shelly L. Harris and Arthur J. Bonito and Richard J. Manski and Mark D. Macek and Robert F R Edwards and Llewellyn Joseph Cornelius},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 1},
  pages={28-35}
}
OBJECTIVES This study examined the behavioral impact of toothache pain as well as self-care strategies for pain relief among minority and low-income individuals. METHODS Eight focus group sessions were conducted with 66 participants drawn from low-income non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Black, and Hispanic adults over the age of 20 who had experienced a toothache during the previous 12-month period and who had utilized self-care or care from a nondentist. RESULTS Toothache pain was… CONTINUE READING