Trends in income-related inequality in untreated caries among children in the United States: findings from NHANES I, NHANES III, and NHANES 1999-2004.

@article{Capurro2015TrendsII,
  title={Trends in income-related inequality in untreated caries among children in the United States: findings from NHANES I, NHANES III, and NHANES 1999-2004.},
  author={Diego Alberto Capurro and Timothy J Iafolla and Albert Kingman and Amit Chattopadhyay and Isabel L{\'o}pez-Chicheri Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={500-10}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this analysis was to describe income-related inequality in untreated caries among children in the United States over time. METHODS The analysis focuses on children ages 2-12 years in three nationally representative U.S. surveys: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1971-1974, NHANES 1988-1994, and NHANES 1999-2004. The outcome of interest is untreated dental caries. Various methods are employed to measure absolute and relative inequality within… CONTINUE READING