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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Family Cohesion Associated With Oral Health, Socioeconomic Factors [coesão Familiar Associada à Saúde Bucal, Fatores Socioeconômicos]
Author: Ferreira L.L.
Brandao G.A.M.
Garcia G.
Batista M.J.
Costa L.S.T.
Ambrosano G.M.B.
Possobon R.F.
Abstract: Overall health surveys have related family cohesion to socio-economic status and behavioral factors. The scope of this study was to investigate the association between family cohesion and socio-economic, behavioral and oral health factors. This was a, cross-sectional study with twostage cluster sampling. The random sample consisted of 524 adolescents attending public schools in the city of Piracicaba-SP. Variables were evaluated by self-applied questionnaires and caries and periodontal disease were assessed by DMF-T and CPI indices. The adolescent's perception of family cohesion was assessed using the family adaptability and cohesion scale. Univariate and multinomial logistic regression shows that adolescents with low family cohesion were more likely than those with medium family cohesion to have low income (OR 2,28 95% CI 1,14- 4,55), presence of caries (OR 2,23 95% CI 1,21-4,09), less than two daily brushings (OR 1,91 95% CI 1,03-3,54). Adolescents with high family cohesion were more likely than those with medium family cohesion to have high income and protective behavior against the habit of smoking. Thus, the data shows that adolescent perception of family cohesion was associated with behavioral, socio-economic and oral health variables, indicating the importance of an integral approach to patient health.
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Identifier DOI: 10.1590/S1413-81232013000800031
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Date Issue: 2013
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