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Persons with a Dental Visit by Family Income, 2015

The rate of a dental visit in the past 12 months for persons aged 2 years and over with family incomes 400% or more of the poverty threshold was twice that of the population who had family incomes below the poverty threshold (age adjusted).

400% or more: 55.4%
200–399%: 40.3%
100–199%: 32.0%
Less than 100%: 27.5%

Data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ.


Persons with a Dental Visit by Education, 2015

The rate of a dental visit in the past 12 months for persons aged 25 years and over with at least some college education was 3 times that of the population with less than a high school education (age adjusted).

At least some college: 57.7%
High school: 34.1%
Less than high school: 19.2%

Data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ.


Persons with a Dental Visit

In 2015, 43.4% of persons aged 2 years and over had a dental visit in the past 12 months (age adjusted).

HP2020 Target: 49.0%

12.9% increase needed.

Data source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), AHRQ.