General health influences episodes of xerostomia: a prospective population‐based study

@article{Silva2017GeneralHI,
  title={General health influences episodes of xerostomia: a prospective population‐based study},
  author={Luciana Mendes Ferreira da Silva and Emil Kupek and Karen Glazer Peres},
  journal={Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology},
  year={2017},
  volume={45},
  pages={153–159}
}
  • Luciana Mendes Ferreira da Silva, Emil Kupek, Karen Glazer Peres
  • Published in
    Community dentistry and oral…
    2017
  • Medicine
  • Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology
  • OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to investigate the associated factors of changes in symptoms of xerostomia (SOX) in adults aged 20-59. METHODS A prospective population-based study was conducted in 2009 (n = 1720) and 2012 (n = 1222) in the urban area of Florianópolis, SC, Brazil. Information on SOX was collected in both years together with age, family income, years of schooling, smoking habit, alcohol consumption, changes in the body mass index (BMI; kg/m²), medicine use, self-reported… CONTINUE READING

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