Corpus ID: 10160779

Prevalence of dental caries in Indiana school children: results of 1982 survey.

  title={Prevalence of dental caries in Indiana school children: results of 1982 survey.},
  author={G. Stookey and K. Park and C. A. Drook and J. Sergent and R. Jackson},
  journal={Pediatric dentistry},
  volume={7 1},
  • G. Stookey, K. Park, +2 authors R. Jackson
  • Published 1985
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • During the 1981-82 school year, 6,363 Indiana school children in grades 1-12 were examined to determine caries prevalence and its relationship to geographic area, type of residence, water fluoride history, age, and sex. The results compare favorably with those observed in Region III of the NIDR national caries survey. When compared to a similar survey conducted in Indiana 10 years earlier, the present data reflect a decreased caries prevalence in both the permanent and primary dentitions… CONTINUE READING


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