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Density of dental practitioners and access to dental care for the elderly: A multilevel analysis with a view on socio-economic inequality

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  • Lupi-Pegurier, Laurence
  • Clerc-Urmes, Isabelle
  • Abu-Zaineh, Mohammad
  • Paraponaris, Alain
  • Ventelou, Bruno

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To examine the relations between density of dental practitioners (DDP) and socio-economic and demographic factors shown to affect access to dental care for the elderly.

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  • Lupi-Pegurier, Laurence & Clerc-Urmes, Isabelle & Abu-Zaineh, Mohammad & Paraponaris, Alain & Ventelou, Bruno, 2011. "Density of dental practitioners and access to dental care for the elderly: A multilevel analysis with a view on socio-economic inequality," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 160-167.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:103:y:2011:i:2:p:160-167
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2011.09.011
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    1. Bussière, Clémence & Sicsic, Jonathan & Pelletier-Fleury, Nathalie, 2016. "Simultaneous effect of disabling conditions on primary health care use through a capability approach," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 154(C), pages 70-84.

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