The Impact of Socioeconomic Status and Race-Ethnicity on Dental Health

  title={The Impact of Socioeconomic Status and Race-Ethnicity on Dental Health},
  author={K. Hudson and J. Stockard and Zach Ramberg},
  journal={Sociological Perspectives},
  pages={25 - 7}
  • K. Hudson, J. Stockard, Zach Ramberg
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Sociological Perspectives
  • This article examines the impact of race-ethnicity on dental health and the extent to which socioeconomic status (SES), routine dental care, and health-related behaviors mediate this relationship. The data used in this analysis are from the National Education and Health Survey III, a large national data set that incorporated professional dental examinations and personal interviews. Results indicate that both race-ethnicity and SES are independently and significantly related to the number of… CONTINUE READING
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