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DENTEXAM
Number dental visits for examination/x-ray, past 2 weeks

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Description

For all persons, DENTEXAM reports the number of visits in the past two weeks for a dental exam or x-ray.

This variable was asked as part of the Dental Care supplement. Beginning in 1983, information on visits for examinations and x-rays is reported separately in DENTEXAM2 and DENTXRAY. For related variables or more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus or see DEN2WNO.

Comparability

There are no comparability issues.

Universe

  • 1971: All persons.

Availability

  • 1971

Weights

  • No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to DENTEXAM for more information.