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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the association between some educational indicators and dental caries experience of 12-year-old children in developing countries. BASIC RESEARCH DESIGN The ecological association between DMFT levels amongst 12 year olds (DMFT-12 index) with six educational indicators (adult literacy rate, mean years of(More)
BACKGROUND Breast and cervical cancers are among the most frequent and most fatal cancers in women. Life span of patients may be increased and quality of life improved through early diagnosis and treatment. This investigation was performed in order to determine knowledge and practices of female health personnel working at a university hospital regarding(More)
OBJECTIVE This study was conducted to determine the prevalence rate of restless legs syndrome (RLS) and associated factors in adolescents aged 13-16years in the provincial center of Kayseri. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study sample included 5720 adolescents who were selected from among 74,421 grade 7-10 students aged 13-16years in the provincial center of(More)
OBJECTIVE The objective was to determine the job satisfaction and burnout levels of primary care health workers in Malatya in Turkey. METHODS The sample of the study included 186 physicians, 126 midwives and 106 nurses working in primary health care. The Minnesota Job Satisfaction Scale and the Maslach Burnout Scale were used in the study. RESULTS The(More)
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to determine knowledge, attitudes and practices about cervical cancer and HPV vaccination of students studying in various faculties of Erciyes University. MATERIALS AND METHODS The study was performed among the first and fourth grade students of Medicine, Theology, Education and Economics and Administrative Sciences(More)
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