Codes and Frequencies
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.
- 1971: All persons.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to DENTEXAM for more information.