Inequality in uptake of orthodontic services

  title={Inequality in uptake of orthodontic services},
  author={Caroline S Drugan and Sheena Hamilton and Haider Naqvi and Je rey Boyles},
Objective The purpose of this ecological study was to investigate the relationship between uptake of orthodontic services and factors that might influence receipt of care at a population level.Method The dental practice board supplied data on claims for courses of active orthodontic treatment from April 2001 to March 2002 for children from the former county of Avon. These data were analysed in relation to deprivation, living in an urban/rural setting and the proportion of the population from a… CONTINUE READING

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