Racial/ethnic variations in associations between socioeconomic factors and tooth loss.

@article{Jimnez2009RacialethnicVI,
  title={Racial/ethnic variations in associations between socioeconomic factors and tooth loss.},
  author={M. C. Garc{\'i}a Jim{\'e}nez and Thomas Dietrich and M Shih and Yi Li and Kaumudi J Joshipura},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={37 3},
  pages={267-75}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare the associations between socioeconomic factors and tooth loss among White, Black, and Mexican-American people. METHODS Analyses were conducted on 16,821 adults, using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey-III. Age- and multivariate-adjusted negative binomial regressions were used to explore the relation of socioeconomic factors, region of residence, gender, and foreign birth with the number of missing teeth. Effect modification by race/ethnicity… CONTINUE READING

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