Analysis of periodontal disease by age, gender, and smoking habit

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Abstract

The prevalence of periodontal disease increases through several factors, such as age, gender, and smoking habit. Epidemiology data of periodontal disease can be used to create a strategic plan to decrease the prevalence of the disease. Was analyzed relationship of periodontal disease with age, gender, and smoking habit in a teaching dental hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia in the period of 2010-2015. This cross-sectional study employed 538 medical records. The most common periodontal disease in each age group was chronic periodontitis, which presented in majority of the women with anon-smoking habit. Chi-square test showed p < 0.05, which indicates a significant difference in periodontal disease by age, gender, and smoking habit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1040-1043
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of International Dental and Medical Research
Volume11
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2018

Keywords

  • Age
  • Distribution
  • Gender
  • Periodontal disease
  • Smoking habit

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