[State of dentition and its impact on the capacity of elders to perform daily activities].

@article{SnchezGarca2007StateOD,
  title={[State of dentition and its impact on the capacity of elders to perform daily activities].},
  author={Sergio S{\'a}nchez-Garc{\'i}a and Teresa Ju{\'a}rez-Cedillo and Hortensia Reyes-Morales and Javier de la Fuente-Hern{\'a}ndez and F Solorzano-santos and Carmen Garc{\'i}a-Pe{\~n}a},
  journal={Salud publica de Mexico},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={173-81}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of dental state on the capacity of elderly individuals to carry out their daily activities during the previous six months. MATERIAL AND METHODS A transversal study was conducted in the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS) with insured elderly persons residing in southwestern Mexico City. Home interviews were conducted to gather sociodemographic data, data on the use of oral health services, problems in carrying out daily… CONTINUE READING