Dental caries associated with dietary and toothbrushing habits of 6- to 12-year-old mentally retarded children in Taiwan
作者: Hsiu-Yueh LiuShun-Te HuangSzu-Yu HsuaoChun-Chih ChenWen-Chia HuYa-Yin Yen
作者单位: 1School of Dentistry, College of Dental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2Division of Dentistry for Children and Disabled, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
3Department of Oral Hygiene, College of Dental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
刊名: Journal of Dental Sciences, 2009, Vol.4 (2), pp.61-74
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/S1991-7902(09)60010-6
关键词: childrendietary habitsmental retardationtoothbrushing habits
原始语种摘要: Background/Purpose(#br)In this study, we analyzed the influence of dietary factors and toothbrushing habits on dental caries in children with mental retardation (MR).(#br)Materials and methods(#br)In total, 168 children with MR, aged 6–12 years, were selected from a large cross-sectional survey entitled “Oral health survey and oral hygiene education for the disabled in Taiwan”, which used a stratified cluster sampling design and probability proportional to size for sampling. Oral examinations were carried out by dentists, who were trained such that the kappa score of their interexaminer agreement exceeded 0.8. Data on demographics, diet and toothbrushing habits were collected using a standardized questionnaire completed by a parent or caregiver. A database was designed using Microsoft...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:0.347 (2012)