Oral health disparities and food insecurity in working poor Canadians.

@article{Muirhead2009OralHD,
  title={Oral health disparities and food insecurity in working poor Canadians.},
  author={Vanessa Elaine Muirhead and Carlos Alberto Montenegro Qui{\~n}onez and Rafael Figueiredo and David D Locker},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 4},
  pages={294-304}
}
OBJECTIVES This study explored oral health disparities associated with food insecurity in working poor Canadians. METHODS We used a cross-sectional stratified study design and telephone survey methodology to obtain data from 1049 working poor persons aged between 18 and 64 years. The survey instrument contained sociodemographic items, self-reported oral health measures, access to dental care indicators (dental visiting behaviour and insurance coverage) and questions about competing financial… CONTINUE READING

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