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Table 1 Study variables

From: Oral health needs of U.S. children with developmental disorders: a population-based study

Variable Type Variable Name Type Subtype
Independent variables Barriers to healthcare access   
   Structural barriers residence (metro/non-metro), census bureau regions
   Financial barriers health insurance coverage, health insurance type, Federal Poverty Level (FPL)
   Personal barriers extent of disability
  Utilization of dental services   
   Annual dental provider visit  
   Annual preventive visit  
Dependent variable Outcomes   
   Oral health needs (OHN)  
   Unmet dental needs  
Covariates age, race/ethnicity, family structure, guardian education, household language