Codes and Frequencies
For all persons ages 2 and older, TPASTEFLOR indicates whether the person uses a toothpaste with fluoride.
TPASTEFLOR is a self-report of the fluoride content of the tooth paste. TPASTEDECAY records whether the brand of tooth paste a person meets ADA or FDA standards for preventing decay (fluoride).
TPASTEFLOR 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.
ComparabilityNo information available.
- 1983: Persons age 2+.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to TPASTEFLOR for more information.