Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults age 18 and older and sample children ages 5-17 who saw a dentist in the last 6 months, DENHRCOSM6M indicates the number of hours of work or school the person missed in the past 6 months for tooth whitening and other cosmetic dental procedures.
This variable was asked as part of the Oral Health Supplement. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see DENTINT.
- 2008: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children ages 5-17 who have seen a dentist in the past 6 months.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to DENHRCOSM6M for more information.