Codes and Frequencies
For persons ages 5 to 24 who have had their teeth straightened or had bands placed on their teeth or who have unknown orthodontic histories, ORTH2WK records the number of visits the person made to an orthodontist in the past 2 weeks.
ORTH2WK is part of the Dental Health Supplement. For related variables and more information about this supplement, please use the IPUMS NHIS search function and drop-down menus, or see ORTHEVER.
- 1974: Persons age 5 to 24 years of age who have never had their teeth straightened or had bands on their teeth or who have unknown orthodontic histories.
- 1974 : PERWEIGHT