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Hours of work or school missed because others' dental care, past 6 mo

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For sample adults and children ages 16 and older, DENHROTH6M indicates the number of hours of school or work missed while taking someone else to a dental appointment in the past 6 months.

This variable was asked as part of the Oral Health Supplement in 2008. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see DENTINT.


This variable has no comparability issues.


  • 2008: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children age 16-17 who saw a dentist in the past 6 months.


  • 2008