Evolución de los conocimientos y hábitos de higiene bucodental en escolares de educación primaria

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Objective: To analyze the evolution of knowledge and habits to oral hygiene children and adolescents in Palencia (Spain). Methods: A descriptive study of trend. The population of students from grade 5 of primary education between 2001/11 of the Palencia. Questionnaire data are collected knowledge and habits of the Oral Health Program, which are analyzed descriptively. Results: The trend has been improving knowledge until 2006/07, after stagnating (p <0.05). In habits, increase students declare brushing teeth three times a day (p <0.05). There is a decrease in the consumption of candies between hours from 2004/2005, from 50,3% to 38,2% in 2010/11. Discussion: The results of the program seem to be positive. Increasing knowledge and improving habits related to oral health health they stimulate to continuing being employed at this line. © 2012 SESPAS.

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Iglesias Guerra, J. A., Fernández Calvo, M. T., Barrón Sinde, J., & Bartolomé Lozano, M. (2013). Evolución de los conocimientos y hábitos de higiene bucodental en escolares de educación primaria. Gaceta Sanitaria, 27(4), 362–364. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2013.01.003

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