publication . Article . 2010

"Relationhip Of Mastication Capability And Nutrition Status Of Elrderly In Buginese And Mandarnese??? ( Hubungan Kemampuan Pengunyahan Dengan Status Gizi Lanjut Usia Pada Suku Bugis dan Mandar

Bahruddin, Dr.drg.M.Kes;
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  • Published: 02 Dec 2010
  • Publisher: Dentika, Dental Jurnal
  • Country: Indonesia
Abstract
The result show elderly Buginese had 64,9% with poor nutrition status caused by poor mastication capability, mastication capability and nutrition status in elderly buginese had significant relation (P=0,04), While elderly mandarnese had 39,8% with poor nutrition status caused by poor mastication capability, but statistically, the relation between mastication capability with poor nutrition status in elderly mandarnese was not significant (P=0,076). as conclusion there was significant relation between mastication capability and nutrition status in Buginese and Mandarnese, and mastication capability and nutrition status of Mandarnese were Better Than Buginese. The ...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: digestive, oral, and skin physiology
free text keywords: Mastication capability, nutrition status, elderly
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