Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 18, issue 4, P868-886 2007 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2007.0108 View full text
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Ann Slaughter, Lois K Evans

Abstract: Oral diseases disproportionately affect older Americans from minority populations. Approaches to reducing such disparities include increasing community-based interventions that target vulnerable older adults. To help in developing and implementing such programs, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services suggests using the MAP-IT technique, from a strategic planning guide to address public health issues in the community. This approach served as the method of investigation for the Take Charge of Your Oral…

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