Factors affecting dental attitudes of the adults of South India: A cross sectional study

Singla, Nishu and Acharya, Shashidhar and Nayak, Prajna and Singla, Ritesh (2018) Factors affecting dental attitudes of the adults of South India: A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, 9 (11). pp. 77-81. ISSN 09760245

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Abstract

This study evaluates various factors which can influence the dental attitude of adult patients towards their dental health and care. It was a cross-sectional study consisting of self-administered structured questionnaire on patients’ dental attitude as well as socio demographic variables completed by 377 patients; mean age 34.3 years recruited from the dental centers of Manipal College of Dental Sciences in Udupi Taluk, Karnataka, India. Frequency distribution analysis and chi-square test was used to compare between categorical variables.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Factors, Determinants, Dental, Attitudes, Adults
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Preventive and Community Dentistry
Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Orthodontics
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2019 07:10
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2019 07:10
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152699

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