Prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in institutionalized elderly people in Mashhad, Northeast Iran.

@article{Mozafari2012PrevalenceOO,
  title={Prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in institutionalized elderly people in Mashhad, Northeast Iran.},
  author={Pegah Mosannen Mozafari and Zohreh Dalirsani and Zahra Delavarian and Maryam Amirchaghmaghi and Sima Saeedi Aval Nooghabi and Abdollah Esfandyari and Farnaz Falaki},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={
          e930-4
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in institutionalized elderly people in Mashhad, northeast of Iran. BACKGROUND This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of oral lesions in the institutionalized elderly. METHODS In this survey, we studied all of the nursing homes in Mashhad; a total of five encompassing 237 residents. The subjects were examined and lesions recorded in a designed checklist. T-test, chi-square and Fisher's exact… CONTINUE READING
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