Inclusion Criteria: This measure includes people in the civilian non-institutional population.
Exclusion Criteria: Excluded from this measure are people in the military and the institutional population.
MEPS data for oral health provide information on the nature of the dental visit. Subjects are interviewed on five different occasions over 25 months, so that they do not need to recall details of dental care received more than five months beforehand.
This measure is calculated by AHRQ from the MEPS.