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Socioeconomic Status And Oral Health In India - A Critical Review

Acharya, Shashidhar and Singhal, D (2012) Socioeconomic Status And Oral Health In India - A Critical Review. Indian Journal of Dental Sciences, 4 (4). pp. 101-104. ISSN 0976-4003

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Abstract

Relationship between socioeconomic status of individual and health, including oral health, is well established in literature. The conventional measures of socioeconomic status such as social class and household income, have a number of weaknesses so that alternatives, in the form of areabased measures of deprivation, are increasingly being used. The aim of this review was to locate, appraise evidence from scientific studies in order to provide informative empirical answers regarding association of socioeconomic status and oral health.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socioeconomic Status; Oral Health.
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Preventive and Community Dentistry
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2013 07:02
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2013 07:02
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/138009

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