Jia De Wang

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of a 2-year oral health education and caries prevention program implemented in kindergartens in China. METHODS Seven hundred and thirty-one 3-year-old children were recruited from 10 kindergartens in Miyun County, Beijing, China. The kindergartens were randomly divided into two groups. Oral health education was provided(More)
The prevalence of alcoholism was reported to be 0.1% in an aboriginal study on Taiwan using the census survey method in the 1950s. This study adopted a modified Chinese Diagnostic Interview Schedule to determine the prevalence of DSM-III-defined alcohol abuse (AA) and alcohol dependence (AD) in the Atayal, Paiwan and Yami ethnic groups of Taiwan aborigines.(More)
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to examine the validity and reliability of a Web-based version of the epidemiology of prolapse and incontinence questionnaire (EPIQ). METHODS Participants included 876 women age 38 to 65 years attending primary care clinics in the Salt Lake Valley. Women completed a single Web- or paper-based version of the symptom bother(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the patterns of microbial infection on the apical external root surfaces of treated and untreated teeth associated with chronic apical periodontitis and to study bacteria in the biofilm in order to find out the species, constitution and origination of bacteria in periapical biofilm. METHODS Ten teeth with chronic apical(More)
The objective of this study was to explore possible risk factors of alcohol abuse (AA) and dependence (AD), as defined by DSM-III criteria, in Taiwan aborigines. The risk factors in a sample of 1555 Taiwan aborigines were analyzed by using the chi-square test and multivariate logistic regression statistics. The logistic regression showed that the risk(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Tobacco use is a significant public health issue on a global scale. Prevalence of daily tobacco smoking for men in China is much higher than in the United States. Although prevailing literature suggests a negative relationship between smoking and quality of life, this pilot study sought to evaluate whether smoking(More)
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