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Table 3 Socioeconomic inequity in dental visits among US adults

From: Use of oral health care services in the United States: unequal, inequitable—a cross-sectional study

Disparity variable Actual Need predicted Difference Need standardized
Education     
Less than high school 0.6033 0.4504 0.1529 0.5892
High school 0.5046 0.4377 0.0669 0.5032
Some college 0.4130 0.4333 − 0.0203 0.4164
College 0.2204 0.4122 − 0.1918 0.2445
Income     
 < $20,000 0.6094 0.4572 0.1522 0.5885
$20,000 to < $45,000 0.4995 0.4410 0.0585 0.4949
$45,000 to < $100,000 0.3856 0.4253 − 0.0397 0.3966
 > $100,000 0.1882 0.4104 − 0.2222 0.2142