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Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya

M. M. Baccush ; Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical Faculty, The Great Al-Fateh University of Medical Sciences, Tripoli, Libya
C. S. Nayak ; Department of Family and Community Medicine, Medical Faculty, The Great Al-Fateh University of Medical Sciences, Tripoli, Libya

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APA 6th Edition
Baccush, M.M. & Nayak, C.S. (1991). Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya. Acta stomatologica Croatica, 25 (1), 11-15. Retrieved from https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775
MLA 8th Edition
Baccush, M. M. and C. S. Nayak. "Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya." Acta stomatologica Croatica, vol. 25, no. 1, 1991, pp. 11-15. https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Baccush, M. M. and C. S. Nayak. "Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya." Acta stomatologica Croatica 25, no. 1 (1991): 11-15. https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775
Harvard
Baccush, M.M., and Nayak, C.S. (1991). 'Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya', Acta stomatologica Croatica, 25(1), pp. 11-15. Available at: https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775 (Accessed 27 November 2021)
Vancouver
Baccush MM, Nayak CS. Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya. Acta stomatologica Croatica [Internet]. 1991 [cited 2021 November 27];25(1):11-15. Available from: https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775
IEEE
M.M. Baccush and C.S. Nayak, "Prevalence of Dental Caries in School Children from a Suburban Area in Tripoli, Libya", Acta stomatologica Croatica, vol.25, no. 1, pp. 11-15, 1991. [Online]. Available: https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775. [Accessed: 27 November 2021]

Abstracts
Seven hundred and twenty school children of primary school grades 5 and 6 in Hadba Sargia area in Tripoli were examined for dental caries. The mean DMFT index for the whole sample of children was 1.58. The D T component comprised 1.34 and M T component 0.21 of DMFT score, which made 42.22% and 13.33% of total children sample, respectively. The amount FT component was 0.03 (1.39%) of all children with DMFT examined. The number of children with at least one DMFT score was 410 (56.94%) of the total study sample. In children with poor oral hygiene, DMFT score was significantly higher (1.91) than in those with good oral hygiene (0.85) (P<0.01). Children whose mothers had low education exhibited a higher total DMFT score (1.85) than those whose mothers had high education (1.16).

Keywords
Dental caries; prevalence; school children

Hrčak ID: 100775

URI
https://hrcak.srce.hr/100775

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