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Dental Health in rural Victoria: The Crossroads Household Survey

Simmons, D; Culliney, K; Joshy, Grace; McKenzie, A; Morgan, M

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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]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/51893
Source: Australian Dental Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2006.tb00417.x

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