Dental caries trends in Africa.

@article{Cleatonjones1998DentalCT,
  title={Dental caries trends in Africa.},
  author={P Cleaton-jones and Paul Fatti},
  journal={Community dentistry and oral epidemiology},
  year={1998},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={
          316-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine trends in published dental caries rates in Africa. METHODS A systematic review of published information 1967-1997 was done on-line with the key words dental caries and the name of each of the 35 countries in sub-Saharan mainland Africa. For inclusion in the analysis WHO methods had to have been used for 5- to 6-, 11- to 13-, 14- to 15- and 35- to 44-year-old indigenous Africans. RESULTS Of 327 papers published in the study period 69 were proper epidemiological… CONTINUE READING
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