The contribution of life course determinants to early childhood caries: a 2-year cohort study.

@article{Zhou2012TheCO,
  title={The contribution of life course determinants to early childhood caries: a 2-year cohort study.},
  author={Yan Zhou and Jyun Yan Yang and Edward Chin-Man Lo and Huan Cai Lin},
  journal={Caries research},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={87-94}
}
BACKGROUND Early childhood caries (ECC) is a serious problem in China. There are few data available on the risk factors contributing to ECC in children under the age of 3 years. In this study we investigate the risk factors for ECC in the life course of a cohort of 8-month-old children. METHODS A total of 225 children aged 8 months were recruited from a rural community in the city of Guangzhou in southern China. Information was collected at baseline and once every 6 months. The questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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