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  • Published in Community dental health 2014

Determinants and trends in dental expenditures in the adult US population: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 1996-2006.

@article{Christian2014DeterminantsAT,
  title={Determinants and trends in dental expenditures in the adult US population: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 1996-2006.},
  author={Bradley Christian and Amit Chattopadhyay},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={2014},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          99-104
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To estimate dental expenditures in 2006, to analyse dental expenditures by potential explanatory factors for 2006 and to explore trends in dental expenditures from 1996-2006. METHODS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS) data were used. T-tests and analysis of variance were used to test for significance. Multivariable linear regression analysis was conducted to identify independent predictors of dental expenditures. The trend analysis was conducted for the 11-year period, 1996… CONTINUE READING