Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants’ anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda

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BACKGROUND Preterm-low birth weight delivery is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality in sub Saharan Africa and has been linked to poor periodontal health during pregnancy. This study investigated predisposing and enabling factors as Determinants of oral health indicators in pregnancy as well as the association between periodontal problems at 7… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2393-12-90

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