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. View the executive summary. The full report can be requested at firstname.lastname@example.org.
More Research Resources
- 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.
- Examine oral health strategies and Colorado needs to do to implement its own approach in Open Wide for Opportunity, a paper developed by the Colorado Health Institute.
- 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
- Visit The State of Babies to see how Colorado’s infants, toddlers, and their families are doing measured by Good Health, Strong Families, and Positive Early Learning Experiences.