[Impact of oral health in the daily life of institutionalized and non institutionalized elder in the city of Recife (PE, Brazil)].

@article{Souza2010ImpactOO,
  title={[Impact of oral health in the daily life of institutionalized and non institutionalized elder in the city of Recife (PE, Brazil)].},
  author={Eliane Helena Alvim de Souza and Maria Bernadete Cavalcanti Ben{\'e} Barbosa and Pierre Andrade Pereira de Oliveira and Juliane Esp{\'i}ndola and Karla Joselita Gonçalves},
  journal={Ciencia & saude coletiva},
  year={2010},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={2955-64}
}
The objective of the study is to assess the influence of oral health in the daily routine of both institutionalized and non-institutionalized elders living in the city of Recife-PE, as well as to come to conclusions concerning the relevance level of oral health in both groups. In order to assess the perception of oral health, it was used the Geriatric Oral Health Assessment Index (GOHAI). The GOHAI levels, concerning the perception, were categorized in: low (≤ 50), average (51 to 60) and high… CONTINUE READING

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