Social gradients and cumulative effects of income and education on dental health in the Fourth German Oral Health Study.

@article{Geyer2010SocialGA,
  title={Social gradients and cumulative effects of income and education on dental health in the Fourth German Oral Health Study.},
  author={Siegfried Geyer and Thomas Schneller and Wolfgang Micheelis},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={120-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To consider differential effects of income and education on oral health for each indicator separately and in combination. Finally the combined effects of the lowest income level and the lowest level of education were examined. METHODS Data were drawn from the Fourth German Oral Health Study. They were collected using proportional random sampling in order to obtain information also for less densely populated regions. The subjects included in the study were between 35 and 44 years of… CONTINUE READING