Oral health status of children and adolescents by rural residence, United States.

@article{Vargas2003OralHS,
  title={Oral health status of children and adolescents by rural residence, United States.},
  author={Clemencia M. Vargas and Cynthia R. Ronzio and Kathy L Hayes},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={260-8}
}
CONTEXT The limited information available on the oral health status of rural children in the United States makes it difficult to devise policy strategies to address perceived problems. PURPOSE To document the oral health status and dental care utilization of US children by place of residence, METHODS Data from National Health Interview Surveys for 1995, 1997, and 1998, and from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994) were analyzed. FINDINGS Children residing… CONTINUE READING