Codes and Frequencies
For persons who had at least one dental visit in the past two weeks, DENTXRAY reports the number of visits for a dental x-ray.
This variable was asked as part of the Dental Care supplement. Information on visits for dental examinations is available in DENTEXAM2. Prior to 1983, information on visits for x-rays was combined with visits for examinations and is available in DENTEXAM. For related variables or more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus or see DEN2WNO.
- 1983: Persons who had 1+ dental visits in the past 2 weeks.
- 1983 : PERWEIGHT