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Research Article, Dent Health Curr Res Vol: 1 Issue: 1

Oral Health Behaviors and Related Factors in Myanmar Population

Ei Ei Aung, Masayuki Ueno, Takashi Zaitsu and Yoko Kawaguchi*
Department of Oral Health Promotion, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Corresponding author: Yoko Kawaguchi
Department of Oral Health Promotion, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University,1-5-45 Yushima, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8549, Japan
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Received: July 07, 2015 Accepted: August 20, 2015 Published: August 28, 2015
Citation: Aung EE, Ueno M, Zaitsu T, Kawaguchi Y (2015) Oral Health Behaviors and Related Factors in Myanmar Population. Dent Health Curr Res 1:1 doi:10.4172/2470-0886.1000101

Abstract

Oral Health Behaviors and Related Factors in Myanmar Population

To evaluate the relationship of oral health behaviors with socio-demographic, self-perceived oral health, oral health knowledge and health education experience in Myanmar population.Data were collected from a convenience sample of 305 aged 16-65 years who were residents in Yangon, Myanmar. Questionnaires were used to assess socio-demographics, selfperceived oral health, oral health knowledge, health education experience and oral health behaviors. The relationship of oral health behaviors with socio-demographics, self-perceived oral health, oral health knowledge, and health education experience was examined by a logistic regression analysis.

Keywords: Oral health behaviors; Oral health knowledge; Health education experience; Tobacco use; Self oral check-up; Professional checkup; Myanmar

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