Dental caries experience in Mexican schoolchildren from rural and urban communities

M. E. Irigoyen, I. F. Luengas, A. Yashine, A. M. Mejía, Gerardo Maupome

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Abstract

Objective: To compare dental caries experience in Mexican rural and urban settings. Design: Cross-sectional samples of schoolchildren. Setting: A school in Mexico City and a rural school in a remote area of the Oaxaca State in Southern Mexico. Sample and methods: A total of 347, 9- to 10-year-old schoolchildren (rural area, 131 children; urban, 216) was examined by two standardised dentists using the WHO 1987 criteria. Outcome measures: Data were analysed in terms of central tendency measures and 95 per cent confidence intervals. Results: Caries prevalence was 91.6 per cent in the urban area, and 54.4 per cent in the rural area (P

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)41-45
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Dental Journal
Volume50
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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Dental Caries
Rural Population
Mexico
Dentists
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Confidence Intervals

Keywords

  • Dental caries
  • Epidemiology
  • Mexico
  • Treatment needs

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  • Dentistry(all)

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Irigoyen, M. E., Luengas, I. F., Yashine, A., Mejía, A. M., & Maupome, G. (2000). Dental caries experience in Mexican schoolchildren from rural and urban communities. International Dental Journal, 50(1), 41-45.

Dental caries experience in Mexican schoolchildren from rural and urban communities. / Irigoyen, M. E.; Luengas, I. F.; Yashine, A.; Mejía, A. M.; Maupome, Gerardo.

In: International Dental Journal, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2000, p. 41-45.

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Irigoyen, ME, Luengas, IF, Yashine, A, Mejía, AM & Maupome, G 2000, 'Dental caries experience in Mexican schoolchildren from rural and urban communities', International Dental Journal, vol. 50, no. 1, pp. 41-45.
Irigoyen, M. E. ; Luengas, I. F. ; Yashine, A. ; Mejía, A. M. ; Maupome, Gerardo. / Dental caries experience in Mexican schoolchildren from rural and urban communities. In: International Dental Journal. 2000 ; Vol. 50, No. 1. pp. 41-45.
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