Betel-quid dependence and oral potentially malignant disorders in six Asian countries.

  title={Betel-quid dependence and oral potentially malignant disorders in six Asian countries.},
  author={Chien-Hung Lee and Albert Min-Shan Ko and Cheng-Fang Yen and K. -M. Chu and Yi-jun Gao and Saman Warnakulasuriya and Sunarjo and Salah Osman Ibrahim and Rosnah Binti Zain and Walter K Patrick and Ying-Chin Ko},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={201 5},
BACKGROUND Despite gradual understanding of the multidimensional health consequences of betel-quid chewing, information on the effects of dependent use is scant. AIMS To investigate the 12-month prevalence patterns of betel-quid dependence in six Asian populations and the impact of this dependence on oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMD). METHOD A multistage random sample of 8922 participants was recruited from Taiwan, mainland China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Nepal… CONTINUE READING
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