What is it about?

The effect of health inequalities is determined by different socioeconomic, sex, and race conditions. This study aimed to analyze the association of tooth loss with race and sex. We found a significant interaction between race and sex in tooth loss, with a disadvantage for black women.

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Why is it important?

This work contributes to the discussion of health inequalities and can support policies for the universalization of dental care.


Writing this article was a great challenge, several tools for analysis of causal inference were used to avoid or correct eventual biases in the collection and selection of data and in the relationship of variables.


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This page is a summary of: Race (black-white) and sex inequalities in tooth loss: A population-based study, PLoS ONE, October 2022, PLOS,
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0276103.
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