Prevalence of early childhood caries among very young urban Boston children compared with US children.

@article{Nunn2009PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of early childhood caries among very young urban Boston children compared with US children.},
  author={Martha E. Nunn and Thomas Dietrich and Harpreet K Singh and Michelle M. Henshaw and Nancy R. Kressin},
  journal={Journal of public health dentistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={156-62}
}
OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to compare prevalence of early childhood caries (ECC) in 1- to 3-year-old children seeing primary-care pediatricians at two urban medical centers in Boston to the prevalence of ECC in similarly aged US children surveyed as part of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) and to assess risk factors for ECC among this cohort of children compared with risk factors among similarly aged US children. METHODS Characteristics of… CONTINUE READING
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