Farrah A Khan

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OBJECTIVES To assess the validity of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performance (OIDP) and the short form of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP 14) in the UK. SETTING Primary care department at a UK dental hospital. SAMPLE Consecutive patients. METHOD Cross-sectional comparison of impacts using OIDP and OHIP 14 against clinical findings, Global Oral(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the dental caries and treatment experience of groups of adults from minority ethnic communities living in the South Thames Region of England. DESIGN Cross-sectional clinical study. SETTINGS Community, religious and educational centres for adults from minority ethnic communities. PARTICIPANTS Snowball sample of 928 adults from 44(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the self-assessed oral health status of individuals from minority ethnic communities living in South London. METHOD A sample of 1,057 individuals from minority ethnic communities (as defined by Office of Censuses and Surveys categories) resident in South London were asked to complete measures of their oral and facial symptoms, the(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the completion rates and concurrent validity of the Oral Impacts on Daily Performance (OIDP) and the short form of the Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP 14) in both questionnaire and interview formats. BASIC RESEARCH DESIGN Cross sectional social and clinical study. Clinical setting Dental teaching hospital primary care department in(More)
The aim of this study was to investigate the views of General Dental Practitioners (GDPs) regarding their provision of dental treatment for medically compromised children. A questionnaire to assess confidence, experience and willingness to treat eight specific groups of medically compromised children was sent to 524 GDPs. Information is based on 271(More)
The purpose of this study was to examine the determinants of the health behaviour of ethnic groups in relation to alcohol and tobacco use. A cross-sectional questionnaire survey was carried out using network sampling amongst community groups in the South Thames region of the United Kingdom. Self-classified ethnic groups were identified: Black-African;(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine to what extent barriers related to culture and language, and how inappropriate expectations might impede orthodontic care, among Pakistani Muslims when compared to white Caucasians from similar socio-economic backgrounds in Bradford, UK. DESIGN Semi-structured interviews. SETTING Dentists were interviewed in the clinic. Parents(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify the relationship between indicators of self-assessed symptom status, the reported impact of oral conditions and clinical indices, and the extent to which this relationship was moderated by gender and ethnicity. DESIGN Secondary analysis of data from an oral health survey of minority ethnic groups. PARTICIPANTS Purposive sample of(More)
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