Community Characteristics


With respect to the family and community, we plan to
  • Examine the roles of the social network, social support, socioeconomic status, community standards, and health knowledge dispersion
  • Determine the transmissibility of health attitudes and behaviors

Recent Papers and Presentations

1. Weyant RJ, Manz M, Corby P. Area effects on oral health status : Appalachian residence and family income. Poster presentation, National Oral Health Conference, American Association of Public Health Dentistry, May 2003, Danvers, Massachusetts. [abstract]

2. Crout RJ, McNeil DW, Casto G, Wallace J, Weyant RJ, Marazita ML. Desire for periodontal/endodontic therapy in an Appalachian community. Poster presentation, 83rd Annual Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research/34th Annual meeting of the American Association of Dental Research, March 9-12, 2005, Baltimore, MD. [abstract]

3. Crout RJ, McNeil DW, Weyant RJ, Widoe RK, Marazita, ML. Toward an understanding of periodontal status in an Appalachian community. Poster presentation, 91st annual meeting, American Academy of Periodontics, September 24-27, 2005, Denver, Colorado. [abstract]