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Ecological influences, observational caries epidemiological trends and associated socioeconomic and geographic dental health inequalities at five-years of age in Scotland, 1993/94-2007/08

Blair, Yvonne Isobel (2012) Ecological influences, observational caries epidemiological trends and associated socioeconomic and geographic dental health inequalities at five-years of age in Scotland, 1993/94-2007/08. DDS thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

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line year (1993), by 2007, the Odds Ratios for d3mft>0 in Scotland decreased (p<
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absolute SES related dental health inequality (DHI) decreased for mean d3mft (p<
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t>0 in the geographic subgroups GGHB and Not-Glasgow decreased, respectively (p<
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ow during the period 1993 to 1999, after controlling for confounding factors (p<
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y, Scotland's SII indicated that complex absolute SES inequalities decreased (p<
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The ROC, CC & RII plots were comparatively stable over time for Scotland, compar
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research include modelling other large caries databases and future Scottish P1 &
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Item Type: Thesis (DDS)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: child, dental, caries, inequalities outcomes, inequalities tests, epidemiology, oral health improvement, oral health promotion, dental health promotion, SII, RII, Gini, Concentration Index, ROC plot, SIC, universal programme, targeted programme
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Colleges/Schools: College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine > Dental School
Supervisor's Name: Macpherson, Professor Lorna
Date of Award: 2012
Depositing User: Mrs Yvonne I Blair
Unique ID: glathesis:2012-3046
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2011
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2012 14:03
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/3046

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