Caries conditions among 2-5-year-old immigrant Latino children related to parents' oral health knowledge, opinions and practices.

@article{Watson1999CariesCA,
  title={Caries conditions among 2-5-year-old immigrant Latino children related to parents' oral health knowledge, opinions and practices.},
  author={Maria Rosa Watson and Alice M. Horowitz and Isis Garc{\'i}a and M T Canto},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={8-15}
}
OBJECTIVES To collect baseline data prior to initiating a community-based, oral health promotion program in an inner city Latino community in Washington DC, populated by Central American immigrants. METHODS In 1995, an oral survey of a convenience sample of children 2-5 years of age (n = 142) and a survey of the knowledge, opinions and practices (KOP) of their parents (n = 121) were completed. Clinical data of children were matched with parent respondents of the KOP survey. Data were analyzed… CONTINUE READING