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Summary measures of caries prevalence to describe high-risk communities.

Authors
  • Morgan, Maria Z
  • Chestnutt, Ivor G
  • Treasure, Elizabeth T
Type
Published Article
Journal
Community dental health
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2005
Volume
22
Issue
4
Pages
246–252
Identifiers
PMID: 16379163
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Rank order of geographical area is influenced by the definition of the index chosen when describing high risk populations using a variety of caries indices. This has implications for health policy planning and resource allocation.

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