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Oral health inequalities in a national sample of Australian children aged 2-3 and 6-7 years

Kilpatrick, NM; Neumann, A; Lucas, Nina; Chapman, J; Nicholson, Jan

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Background: While inequalities in oral health are generally well documented, it is less clear whether such patterns are evident from early childhood. Using four measures of potential inequality, this study examined patterns in oral health for Australian children at ages 2-3 and 6-7 years. Methods: Cross-sectional data from two cohorts of children in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC) were used to explore associations between reported oral health and four indicators of social...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72077
Source: Australian Dental Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1834-7819.2011.01644.x

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