Asociación del nivel socioeconómico con la higiene bucal en preescolares bajo el programa de odontología preventiva del IMSS en Campeche

Translated title of the contribution: Association of socioeconomic status with oral hygiene in preschool under the preventive dentistry program IMSS in Campeche

Carlo Eduardo Medina-Solís, América Segovia-Villanueva, Ramón Estrella-Rodríguez, Gerardo Maupome, Leticia Ávila-Burgos, Ricardo Pérez-Nuñez

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Abstract

Objective. Determine the association between socioeconomic status and oral hygiene in the primary dentition of preschool children. Materials and methods. We undertook a cross-sectional study of 1,303 children attending 10 schools in Campeche, Mexico. Every child was clinically examined in a portable dental chair by one of four examiners. We used a questionnaire addressed to the mothers to collect data on socioeconomic and socio demographic variables - including attitudinal variables dealing with the perceived importance of oral health. Oral hygiene was assessed appraising the frequency of tooth brushing and the presence of dental plaque. Data analysis included non-parametric tests using STATA 8.2®. Results. Mean age was 4.36 ± 0.79 years and 48.3% of children were girls. Of the study population, 17.8% (n=232) were classified as having inadequate oral hygiene, 50.9% (n=663) having moderate oral hygiene, and 31.3% (n=408) having adequate oral hygiene. Children who were rated more frequently as having inadequate hygiene (p

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)363-368
Number of pages6
JournalGaceta Medica de Mexico
Volume142
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2006

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Preventive Health Services
Preventive Dentistry
Oral Hygiene
Social Class
Tooth
Dental Plaque
Deciduous Tooth
Oral Health
Preschool Children
Mexico
Hygiene
Cross-Sectional Studies
Mothers
Demography
Population

Keywords

  • Mexico
  • Oral hygiene
  • Preschool children
  • Socioeconomic status

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  • Medicine(all)

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Medina-Solís, C. E., Segovia-Villanueva, A., Estrella-Rodríguez, R., Maupome, G., Ávila-Burgos, L., & Pérez-Nuñez, R. (2006). Asociación del nivel socioeconómico con la higiene bucal en preescolares bajo el programa de odontología preventiva del IMSS en Campeche. Gaceta Medica de Mexico, 142(5), 363-368.

Asociación del nivel socioeconómico con la higiene bucal en preescolares bajo el programa de odontología preventiva del IMSS en Campeche. / Medina-Solís, Carlo Eduardo; Segovia-Villanueva, América; Estrella-Rodríguez, Ramón; Maupome, Gerardo; Ávila-Burgos, Leticia; Pérez-Nuñez, Ricardo.

In: Gaceta Medica de Mexico, Vol. 142, No. 5, 09.2006, p. 363-368.

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Medina-Solís, CE, Segovia-Villanueva, A, Estrella-Rodríguez, R, Maupome, G, Ávila-Burgos, L & Pérez-Nuñez, R 2006, 'Asociación del nivel socioeconómico con la higiene bucal en preescolares bajo el programa de odontología preventiva del IMSS en Campeche', Gaceta Medica de Mexico, vol. 142, no. 5, pp. 363-368.
Medina-Solís CE, Segovia-Villanueva A, Estrella-Rodríguez R, Maupome G, Ávila-Burgos L, Pérez-Nuñez R. Asociación del nivel socioeconómico con la higiene bucal en preescolares bajo el programa de odontología preventiva del IMSS en Campeche. Gaceta Medica de Mexico. 2006 Sep;142(5):363-368.
Medina-Solís, Carlo Eduardo ; Segovia-Villanueva, América ; Estrella-Rodríguez, Ramón ; Maupome, Gerardo ; Ávila-Burgos, Leticia ; Pérez-Nuñez, Ricardo. / Asociación del nivel socioeconómico con la higiene bucal en preescolares bajo el programa de odontología preventiva del IMSS en Campeche. In: Gaceta Medica de Mexico. 2006 ; Vol. 142, No. 5. pp. 363-368.
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