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Kariesprävalenz von Schülern der Stadt Winterthur: Vergleiche mit der Stadt Zürich und 16 Zürcher Landgemeinden


Menghini, G; Steiner, M; Weber, R; Marthaler, T; Imfeld, T (2003). Kariesprävalenz von Schülern der Stadt Winterthur: Vergleiche mit der Stadt Zürich und 16 Zürcher Landgemeinden. Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin SMfZ, 113(10):1062-1069.

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The aim of the present survey was to assess the caries prevalence in schoolchildren of the city of Winterthur in the year 2002. A simple random sample of 1000 schoolchildren was drawn. 65% of the children participated in the standardized investigation. The mean DMFT-value (permanent dentition) in 12-year-olds was 1.0 and was on a low level in a European comparison. The mean dmft-value (deciduous dentition) in 7-year-olds was 2.0. From 1971 to 2002, DMFT-values decreased by about 80% in Winterthur. The dmft-values decreased by about 60%. The splitting by nationality revealed a high caries prevalence in schoolchildren from the former Yugoslavia and Albania. A multivariate analysis showed no significant differences in caries prevalence between the schoolchildren of the city of Winterthur and other communities of the canton of Zurich.

The aim of the present survey was to assess the caries prevalence in schoolchildren of the city of Winterthur in the year 2002. A simple random sample of 1000 schoolchildren was drawn. 65% of the children participated in the standardized investigation. The mean DMFT-value (permanent dentition) in 12-year-olds was 1.0 and was on a low level in a European comparison. The mean dmft-value (deciduous dentition) in 7-year-olds was 2.0. From 1971 to 2002, DMFT-values decreased by about 80% in Winterthur. The dmft-values decreased by about 60%. The splitting by nationality revealed a high caries prevalence in schoolchildren from the former Yugoslavia and Albania. A multivariate analysis showed no significant differences in caries prevalence between the schoolchildren of the city of Winterthur and other communities of the canton of Zurich.

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Other titles:Caries prevalence among students in the city of Winterthur: comparison with the city of Zurich and 16 communities in the canton of Zurich
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > Center for Dental Medicine > Clinic for Preventive Dentistry, Periodontology and Cariology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:October 2003
Deposited On:10 Jun 2008 08:27
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:23
Publisher:Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschft
ISSN:0256-2855
Additional Information:Free full text article
Official URL:http://www.sso.ch/doc/doc_download.cfm?uuid=882A4E9FD9D9424C413B459DEEC80FED
PubMed ID:14626826
Permanent URL: http://doi.org/10.5167/uzh-2552

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