Codes and Frequencies
For persons under age 17, DENT1ST reports the age the person first went to the dentist.
This variable is included periodically since 1973 as part of the Preventive Care Supplement. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see DENTINT.
- 1973; 1982: Persons under age 17.
- 1973, 1982
- 1973, 1982 : PERWEIGHT