Factors affecting caries levels amongst 5-year-old children in County Kerry, Ireland.

@article{Creedon2001FactorsAC,
  title={Factors affecting caries levels amongst 5-year-old children in County Kerry, Ireland.},
  author={M I Creedon and Denis Martin O'Mullane},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={2001},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={72-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the factors associated with high caries levels in 5-year-old children in the Kerry Community Care Area of the Southern Health Board in Ireland. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING County Kerry, Ireland in 1997. SUBJECTS A random sample of 5-year-old children. METHOD Six hundred and thirty-six 5-year-old children were examined for caries following WHO diagnostic criteria. Information on possible caries risk factors was collected by means of a parental… CONTINUE READING

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