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Figure 4. People With a Dental Visit in Past Year by Race

This is a graph showing people with a dental visit in past year by race. Large Metropolitan White: 46.0, Large Metropolitan Black: 28.7; Small Metropolitan White: 46.6, Small Metropolitan Black: 27.0; Micropolitan White: 42.1, Micropolitan Black: 21.7; Non-Core Adjacent White: 38.5, Non-Core Adjacent Black: 16.7

Source: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, 2001
Key: Large metropolitan = 1 million or more inhabitants; small metropolitan = < 1 million inhabitants; micropolitan = 10,000 to 50,000 inhabitants; non-core adjacent = not metropolitan or micropolitan but adjacent to metropolitan or micropolitan area.

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