Oral health status of older adults in Arizona: results from the Arizona Elder Study.

@article{Berg2000OralHS,
  title={Oral health status of older adults in Arizona: results from the Arizona Elder Study.},
  author={Rob J.W Berg and Douglas B Berkey and Jia Ming Tang and C Baine and David W. Altman},
  journal={Special care in dentistry : official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry},
  year={2000},
  volume={20 6},
  pages={226-33}
}
This study was undertaken to compare oral health status of independent community-dwelling elders with those using long-term-care services. Clinical examinations and self-reported sociodemographic data were collected for 2927 older adults living independently, using home-care services, or living in nursing facilities. Mean age of dentate participants (n = 2021) was 72.2 years (range, 50-103 years); mean number of teeth, 18.16; mean DFS, 28.86; and mean RCI, 15.23. In multivariate analyses… CONTINUE READING

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