Dental Health in rural Victoria: The Crossroads Household Survey
Background: The aims of this study were to describe dental health and perceived barriers to dental care in a regional centre and surrounding smaller towns in rural Victoria. Methods: A stratified, randomized, face-to-face household survey was undertaken to assess levels of edentulism and access to oral health services. A study response rate of 70.3 per cent (6316/9260) was achieved. Results: When compared with those in the regional centre, people living in the shire capitals were more likely to...[Show more]
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