Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults and sample children who have at least one problem with their mouth or teeth and saw a doctor or dentist in the past six months, DENCARESAW6M indicates if the person saw a dentist (including specialty providers such as orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists) or a medical doctor.
- 2008: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children under 18 who have at least one problem with mouth or teeth and who saw a doctor or dentist.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to DENCARESAW6M for more information.