Modelling childhood caries using parametric competing risks survival analysis methods for clustered data.

@article{Stephenson2010ModellingCC,
  title={Modelling childhood caries using parametric competing risks survival analysis methods for clustered data.},
  author={Jean Stephenson and Barbara Lesley Chadwick and Rebecca A Playle and Elizabeth T. Treasure},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={69-80}
}
Caries in primary teeth is an ongoing issue in children's dental health. Its quantification is affected by clustering of data within children and the concurrent risk of exfoliation of primary teeth. This analysis of caries data of 103,776 primary molar tooth surfaces from a cohort study of 2,654 British children aged 4-5 years at baseline applied multilevel… CONTINUE READING