Dental Care and Oral Health Study
People from lower socioeconomic background tend to have poorer health, including oral health. Different pathways of health care (e.g. private or public sector care) will also influence health status. It is often assumed that private dental care is better, but this may simply reflect access issues such as waiting time or selection issues - if public patients have worse oral health status associated with
How were you selected? You were initially chosen at random from the South Australia Electoral Roll. If you participated in the first round then you will be invited to again participate in this round.
What is involved? The study involves
Confidentiality: Any information you provide in the questionnaire will remain confidential, and individual identity will be protected through the reporting of results in aggregate form. The information you provide will only be used for the purpose of research for which it was collected and will not be made available for others.
Who is conducting the study? This study is being carried out by Professor David Brennan,
Expected outcomes: The study will help to answer questions in relation to oral health and dental care, especially on how best to
The core research team comprises of researchers based in the Health Services Research Unit of the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health (ARCPOH), the University of Adelaide.
Further information on the study can be obtained by contacting the research team
Health Services Research Unit
Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health
Adelaide Dental School, The University of Adelaide
SOUTH AUSTRALIA 5005
Tel: (08) 8313 0141