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  1. What types of information do studies in oral epidemiology provide?
  1. What is the correct term for the proportion of individuals with a disease in a population at a specific point in time?
  1. What is the correct term for the changes in prevalence or incidence of disease with respect to time, location, or socioeconomics?
  1. All of the followings are types of measurement scales for indices except:
  1. An index must be designed to measure the aspect of disease it is intended to measure, corresponding to the clinical stages of the disease.  This statement defines which of the following terms?
  1. Which of the following is true about the DMF index?
  1. What is the score range of the DMFS index?
  1. Which index calculates the number of surfaces that are decayed, missing, or filled in primary dentition?
  1. Which of the following are types of teeth not counted in calculating DMFT and DMFS?
  1. Which of the following is a limitation of DMF indices?
  1. What types of oral health data was collected with the NHANES surveys?
  1. Which statistic accurately reflects the percentage of caries-free children in 1999-2004?
  1. Which of the following statements about the findings of the NHANES survey with regards to dental caries in children is true?
  1. Which of the following is an important gender difference in caries epidemiology?
  1. Which of the followings is a likely reason for women to have higher DMF scores?