Risk factors for the progression of periodontal attachment loss: a 5-year population-based study in South Brazil.


AIM To assess sociodemographic and behavioural risk factors for periodontal attachment loss (PAL) progression after 5 years in an urban sample from south Brazil. METHODS At baseline, 1586 subjects, 14 years and older, were derived using a multistage probabilistic sample strategy. At follow-up, 653 of 755 subjects had ≥6 teeth and were included in this… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jcpe.12213


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