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Social inequality in incidence and mortality of malignant neoplasms of lip, oral cavity and pharynx: Is Costa Rica an international paradox?
Objectives: Low socioeconomic position (SEP) has been associated with higher incidences and mortality of lip, oral cavity and pharynx (LOP) cancers in the vast majority of countries with available data. The origins of ...
The Role of Socioeconomic Position in Determining Tooth Loss in Elderly Costa Rican: Findings from the CRELES Cohort
El rol de la posición socioeconómica en la determinación de la pérdida de piezas dentales en personas adultas mayores costarricenses: Hallazgos de la cohorte de CRELES
Objective: Differences in health status between socioeconomic groups continue to challenge epidemiological research. To evaluate health inequalities in tooth loss, using indicators of socioeconomic position (education ...
Is tooth loss important when evaluating perceived general health? Findings from a nationally representative study of Costa Rican adults
Objectives. Although previous studies have shown that oral diseases can impact certain systemic conditions, dental care has been historically separated from medical healthcare organizations in middle‐income countries. There ...
Prevalence of Dental Caries Among Costa Rican Male Students Aged 12-22 Years Using ICDAS-II
Objective: Dental decay is a public health challenge in Low- and Middle-Income Countries, particularly for young people, often confronted to healthcare access barriers. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence ...
Early socioeconomic conditions and severe tooth loss in middle-aged Costa Ricans
Objective A wide literature shows a strong social gradient in tooth loss according to income, education and occupation, in both developed and developing countries. It has been shown associations between tooth loss and ...