Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults ages 18 and older, PDBRUSH indicates how important they believe regular brushing and flossing are for preventing tooth decay.
PDBRUSH was first introduced in 1985 as 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.
- 1985: Sample persons age 18+.
- 1985 : SAMPWEIGHT