Oral Health Behaviour and Social and Health Factors in University Students from 26 Low, Middle and High Income Countries

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Karl Peltzer; Supa Pengpid;
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 11, issue 12, pages 12,247-12,260 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph111212247, pmc: PMC4276612
  • Subject: tooth brushing | dental attendance | 26 countries | mental health | ocial determinants | health risk behaviour | Medicine | Article | social determinants | university students | oral health behaviour | R | <b>s</b>ocial determinants
    mesheuropmc: stomatognathic diseases

Poor oral health is still a major burden for populations throughout the world, particularly in developing countries. The aim of this study was investigate oral health behaviour (tooth brushing and dental attendance) and associated factors in low, middle and high income ... View more
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