Potential associations between chronic respiratory disease and periodontal disease: analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III.

@article{Scannapieco2001PotentialAB,
  title={Potential associations between chronic respiratory disease and periodontal disease: analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III.},
  author={F. Scannapieco and Alex W. Ho},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2001},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={50-6}
}
BACKGROUND Associations between poor oral health and chronic lung disease have recently been reported. The present study evaluated these potential associations by analyzing data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES III), which documents the general health and nutritional status of randomly selected United States subjects from 1988 to 1994. METHODS This cross-sectional, retrospective study of the NHANES III database included a study population of 13,792… CONTINUE READING

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