Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults ages 18 and older, PGDENTIST indicates how important they believe seeing a dentist regularly is for preventing gum disease.
PGDENTIST 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