Honors Program

University Honors

Date of Award


Thesis Professor(s)

Martha Copp, Joseph Baker

Thesis Professor Department

Sociology and Anthropology

Thesis Reader(s)

Hugh Miller


Oral health disparities persist across various sociodemographic groups in the United States. Data were obtained from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey(NHANES)to investigate differences in tooth count, self-rated condition of teeth, decay in at least one tooth, and ownership of dentures across racial/ethnic groups.

Document Type

Honors Thesis - Open Access

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