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Diet intake and caries status among final year students in IIUM Kuantan Campus

Abllah, Zurainie and Faisal, Ghasak Ghazi and azizan, Nur Iradah and ibrahim, kartina (2019) Diet intake and caries status among final year students in IIUM Kuantan Campus. Materials Today: Proceeding, 16. pp. 2245-2252. ISSN 2214-7853

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Abstract

One of the most significant factors for caries is diet intake.100 final year students IIUM Kuantan Campus was undergone clinical examination and completed self-administered questionnaire. Statistical analysis was done using SPSS version 22. Chi-square test was used. Majority of respondents took 3 to 4 times food intake per day. Almost half of respondents did snacking between meals. Among the respondent, 41% has low, 35% has moderate and 24% has high DMFT score respectively. Majority of the final year students has low DMFT, mild inflammation gingiva, and high plaque score. Lastly, sugary food did have significant effect to the DMFT.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5620/74800
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diet intake; caries; DMFT score
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry > RK318 Oral and Dental Medicine. Pathology. Diseases-Therapeutics-General Works
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Dentistry > Paediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics & Dental Public Health
Depositing User: Dr zurainie abllah
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2019 09:51
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2019 21:45
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/74800

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