The estimation of caries prevalence in small areas.

@article{Leroux1996TheEO,
  title={The estimation of caries prevalence in small areas.},
  author={Brian G Leroux and Richard Maynard and Peter S Domoto and Cheng Zhu and Peter L Milgrom},
  journal={Journal of dental research},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 12},
  pages={1947-56}
}
National surveys have been effective for the estimation of caries prevalence in broad regions of the US. However, it is unclear if data from such surveys can be used to estimate prevalences in small areas such as states or counties because of small sample sizes within individual areas. In this study, we applied specialized statistical methods to the… CONTINUE READING