Clinical and socio-behavioral correlates of tooth loss: a study of older adults in Tanzania

@article{Kida2006ClinicalAS,
  title={Clinical and socio-behavioral correlates of tooth loss: a study of older adults in Tanzania},
  author={Irene A Kida and Anne N {\AA}str\om and Gunhild Vesterhus Strand and Joyce Rose Paul Masalu},
  journal={BMC Oral Health},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={5 - 5}
}
BACKGROUND Focusing 50 year olds and above, this study assessed the frequency, extent and correlates of tooth loss due to various reasons. Frequency and correlates of posterior occluding support was also investigated. METHOD A cross-sectional household survey was conducted in Pwani region and in Dar es Salaam in 2004/2005. One thousand and thirty-one subjects, mean age 62.9 years participated in a clinical examination and completed interviews. RESULTS The prevalence of tooth loss due to any… CONTINUE READING
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