Relationship between General Health, Lifestyle, Oral Health, and Periodontal Disease in Adults: A Large Cross-sectional Study in Japan.

@article{Kitagawa2017RelationshipBG,
  title={Relationship between General Health, Lifestyle, Oral Health, and Periodontal Disease in Adults: A Large Cross-sectional Study in Japan.},
  author={Miki Kitagawa and Tsukasa Kurahashi and Takashi Matsukubo},
  journal={The Bulletin of Tokyo Dental College},
  year={2017},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={1-8}
}
The aim of this study was to investigate how general health, oral conditions, and lifestyle were associated with periodontal disease in adults, as clarifying this relationship may be useful in preventing periodontal disease. Medical checkups were conducted on individuals aged 40, 50, or 60 years. Data were obtained for analysis on a total of 36,110 patients (men, 12,784; women, 22,896). A stepwise logistic regression model was used to calculate the odds ratio (OR) for patients who were ≥code 3… CONTINUE READING