Prevalence of clinical attachment loss in adolescents in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

@article{Collins2005PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of clinical attachment loss in adolescents in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.},
  author={James Rudolph Collins and Ana Carpio and M{\'o}nica Bobadilla and Raysa Reyes and Isabel Cristina Guzm{\'a}n and Benjam{\'i}n Mart{\'i}nez and Jorge A Gamonal},
  journal={Journal of periodontology},
  year={2005},
  volume={76 9},
  pages={1450-4}
}
BACKGROUND Data on periodontal conditions in adolescents in the Dominican Republic are scarce. The aim of the present cross-sectional study was to estimate the prevalence of periodontal attachment loss among Dominican adolescents. This study did not attempt to classify the disease into aggressive and chronic periodontitis. METHODS A random sample of 2,007 Dominican adolescents was obtained. A probability, weighted sample was selected using a complex, multi-stage probability sampling design… CONTINUE READING