Gender-specific oral health attitudes and behavior among dental students in Jordan.

  title={Gender-specific oral health attitudes and behavior among dental students in Jordan.},
  author={Qasem Diefallah Al-Omari and Abed Al-Hadi M Hamasha},
  journal={The journal of contemporary dental practice},
  volume={6 1},
The aim of this study was to determine the difference in oral health attitudes and behavior between male and female dental students at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). A self-administered questionnaire based on a modified version of the Hiroshima University Dental Behavior Inventory (HU-DBI) was distributed among 375 dental students. The response rate was 83.7% with 48% males and 52% females responding. Female students reported brushing their teeth more frequently than male… CONTINUE READING
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