Influence of immigration and other factors on caries in 12- and 15-yr-old children.

@article{AlmerichSilla2007InfluenceOI,
  title={Influence of immigration and other factors on caries in 12- and 15-yr-old children.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Manuel Almerich-Silla and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Montiel-Company},
  journal={European journal of oral sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={378-83}
}
In recent years the Valencia region has undergone mass immigration, mainly of people from eastern Europe, North Africa, and Latin America. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of immigration on caries prevalence and experience in 12- and 15-yr-old children in the Valencia region, and to relate this to other socio-economic and oral hygiene-related variables. The data were obtained from the epidemiological study of oral health carried out in the Valencia Region in 2004. The study… CONTINUE READING

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