Bandari Srikanth Reddy

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AIM The aim was to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) regarding breast self-examination (BSE) in a cohort of Indian female dental students. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive questionnaire study was conducted on dental students at Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Data were analyzed(More)
AIM The present study was designed to assess the knowledge, attitudes and practices about epilepsy among a group of dentists in Hyderabad city, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS All dentists registered with the local Dental Association branch were eligible to participate in this questionnaire study. Descriptive and Inferential Statistics were used. Multiple(More)
The present study has been conducted to assess social and behavioural factors predisposing individuals suffering from sexually transmitted diseases to seek treatment and the role of the health provider in them. Out results showed that the demographic, socio-economic and behavioural characteristics of patients seeking treatment at alternative places and(More)
BACKGROUND The present study was designed to ascertain knowledge about HPV, cervical cancer (CC) and the Pap test among female dental students of Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Hyderabad, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A self-administered questionnaire covering demographic details, knowledge relating to human papilloma virus (HPV) (8(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate student's perception of the learning environment in a private dental institute in India based on DREEM inventory. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study included students in all four years of the undergraduate dental course of Panineeya Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Hyderabad, India. Self-administered Dundee(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the attitudes and beliefs towards oral health care based on gender, age and educational levels of a cross section of a South Indian population in Hyderabad city. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study comprised a convenience sample of the general population of Kamalanagar area, Kothapet ward, Hyderabad city, Andhra Pradesh. The(More)
BACKGROUND Oral health has strong biological, psychological, and social projections, which influence the quality of life. Thus, developing a common vision and a comprehensive approach to address children's social, emotional, and behavioral health needs is an integral part of the child and adolescent's overall health. AIM To assess and compare the behavior(More)
BACKGROUND To assess and compare physical activity based on age, gender, marital status, education, and employment among dental health professionals in Hyderabad City, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional questionnaire study was conducted among dentists and they were personally interviewed by a single trained interviewer. The frequency (in days)(More)
Results: A total of 2016 study subjects completed the questionnaire (response rate 93.7%) with the mean age of 34.2 ± 12.8 years. The overall health literacy was 10.2 ± 4.2 and around 51% of the subjects reported marginal health literacy, while only 0.3% of inadequate health literacy was noticed among males aged 55+ years possessing university education.(More)
INTRODUCTION Good oral health is important for an individual as well as social well-being. Occupational stress and work exhaustion in Information Technology (IT) professionals may influence the oral health and oral health related quality of life. AIM To assess and compare self-reported obstacles for regular dental care and dental visits among IT(More)