publication . Article . 2010

Analisis ` Relationhip Of Masticatory Ability With Nutrition Status Of Elrderly Buginese And Mandarnese Tribe In Sulawesi ???.

Bahruddin Thalib, Dr.drg.M.Kes;
Open Access
  • Published: 15 May 2010
  • Publisher: Airlangga University, Hiroshima University, Universitas Of Malaya
  • Country: Indonesia
This study hoped to give information about reletionship between mactication capability with nutrition status in buginese and mandarnese. Four hundred (400 sampel ) subject taken using purposive sampling, sample aged 55 years old and above, nutrition status were taken directly ( anthropometric ) BB/TB2 and mastifaction capability taken with costum quesioner along with scoring value. Result show buginese have 64% elderly with poor nutrition status caused by poor mastication capability, mastication capability and nutrition status buginese elderly have significant relation (P=0,004)While mandarnese have 39% elderly with poor nutrition status caused by poor masticati...
free text keywords: Mastication capability, Nutrition status, Elderly.
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