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Journal:   JOURNAL OF DENTAL SCHOOL SHAHID BEHESHTI UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE   SPRING 2003 , Volume 21 , Number 1; Page(s) 61 To 65.
 
Paper: 

A STUDY OF THE PREVALENCE OF EDENTULOUS CASES IN IRAN DURING 1998-1999

 
 
Author(s):  SHAYEGH SH., SALARI A.M.
 
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Abstract: 

Aim: The purpose of this investigation was to assess the prevalence of edentulous patiants in Iran dunring 1998- 1999. Edentulouness is a good indicaton of evaluating oro- dental health status inapulation. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the prevalence of edentulous cases in people above 35 years in three cities of Iran. (Torbat-e-heidarieh in the west Yazd in the center and Hamadan in the east) Material & Methods: The study was carried out by means of a question aire as well as clinical examination with random sampling out ot 1191 participants. The percentages of edentuluseness were 52.4% in Hamadan, 32.8% in Torbateheidarieh, and 40.7% in Yazd, while 5.78% in Hamadan, 3.4% in Torbate heidarieh and 6% in Yazd had all their 28-32 teech.
Results: Results of this study showed that edeutulusness had significant relation with the following Factors: Age, education, oral health status. There was no significant relationship betweek gendar and and edentulousness.

 
Keyword(s): PREVALENCE, EDENTULOUS, IRAN
 
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