Populations who have historically been overlooked due do race, ethnicity, income, geography, or age often face health care barriers in many Colorado communities.
Our partner, the Colorado Health Institute, conducted a statewide oral health environmental scan. Data analysis shows that large disparities exist in oral health status and access to care and insurance. Download the full report here.
More Research Resources
- Read CDPHE’s latest research report on Colorado children’s oral health: Tooth Be Told… Colorado’s Basic Screening Survey Children’s Oral Health Screening: 2016-17
- Read the 2017 Colorado Health Access Survey for information on health insurance coverage, access to health care and use of health care services in Colorado.
- Learn more about how water fluoridation improves oral health across our state: http://coloradowaterfluoridation.org/
- KIDS COUNT in Colorado! examines child well-being trends across the 25-year history of the comprehensive report on child well-being.
- The Colorado Trust’s Social Determinants of Health review some of the many the social determinants and poses important questions to consider when addressing how they can impact your health.
- Read Colorado Rural Health Center’s Snapshot of Rural Health in Colorado
- Read A State of Decay: Oral Health in America, Are older adults coming of age without oral health care?
- The Colorado Self-Sufficiency Standard calculates how much income a family must earn to meet basic needs without public or private assistance based on family composition in each of Colorado’s 64 counties.