Community survey of knowledge about oral cancer in Babol: effect of an education intervention.

@article{Motallebnejad2009CommunitySO,
  title={Community survey of knowledge about oral cancer in Babol: effect of an education intervention.},
  author={Mina Motallebnejad and Mojtaba Khanian and Rostam Alizadeh and Iman Dabbaghian},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={1489-95}
}
A study in Babol, Islamic Republic of Iran, used a questionnaire to gather information on knowledge about oral cancer and its risk factors and to evaluate the efficacy of an educational brochure. From a community sample of 400 people, 76.0% had no knowledge of oral cancer. Mean knowledge score before the education intervention was 1.47 (standard deviation 3.40) out of 10. Knowledge about oral cancer was not associated with age, sex or education level but urban residents had better knowledge… CONTINUE READING
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