How much do the general public want to be involved in decisions on implementing water fluoridation?
Test general public view about how much they wish to be involved in water fluoridation implementation decisions. Qualitative research using focus group discussions led by an experienced moderator. Among the general public living in three non-fluoridated areas in England. Members of the public more than 20 years of age and by social class. General public wish to be informed of water fluoridation plans but do not see themselves as being the appropriate implementation arbiters. In the public's eyes, it would be inappropriate and unwelcome to delegate to them the decision about whether to fluoridate the public water supply.