File Download
  Links for fulltext
     (May Require Subscription)
Supplementary

Article: Are single mothers in Britain failing to monitor their oral health?

TitleAre single mothers in Britain failing to monitor their oral health?
Authors
Issue Date2002
PublisherB M J Publishing Group. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.postgradmedj.com
Citation
Postgraduate Medical Journal, 2002, v. 78 n. 918, p. 229-232 How to Cite?
AbstractObjectives: This study was designed to identify association between self reported dental attendance patterns and family structure in the UK. Design: A national study involving 666 women with dependent children. Setting: Home interviews were undertaken exploring time and reason for last dental visit. In addition, numerous sociodemographic and service related characteristics were collected. Results: Bivariate analysis identified that family structure was associated with respondents' self reported dental attendance patterns: marital status (p<0.01), number of children (p<0.05), and age of children (p<0.05). When the combined effects of age, family structure, income, educational attainment, working status, and service factors (difficulty obtaining a NHS dentist and time taken to get an appointment) on dental attendance were explored, family structure emerged as a very important predicator of service use. Notably, young (age 16-34) single mothers and those with more than two children were less likely to have attended the dentist within the past year for reasons other than a dental emergency compared with older (age 35 or more), mothers from a two parent family and those with one or two children. Conclusion: Family structure is associated with self reported dental attendance patterns. Young single mothers with more than two children may be failing to monitor their oral health appropriately.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/42333
ISSN
2015 Impact Factor: 1.633
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 0.531
PubMed Central ID
ISI Accession Number ID
References

 

DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorMcGrath, Cen_HK
dc.contributor.authorYeung, CYYJen_HK
dc.contributor.authorBedi, Ren_HK
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-29T08:47:04Z-
dc.date.available2007-01-29T08:47:04Z-
dc.date.issued2002en_HK
dc.identifier.citationPostgraduate Medical Journal, 2002, v. 78 n. 918, p. 229-232en_HK
dc.identifier.issn0032-5473en_HK
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/42333-
dc.description.abstractObjectives: This study was designed to identify association between self reported dental attendance patterns and family structure in the UK. Design: A national study involving 666 women with dependent children. Setting: Home interviews were undertaken exploring time and reason for last dental visit. In addition, numerous sociodemographic and service related characteristics were collected. Results: Bivariate analysis identified that family structure was associated with respondents' self reported dental attendance patterns: marital status (p<0.01), number of children (p<0.05), and age of children (p<0.05). When the combined effects of age, family structure, income, educational attainment, working status, and service factors (difficulty obtaining a NHS dentist and time taken to get an appointment) on dental attendance were explored, family structure emerged as a very important predicator of service use. Notably, young (age 16-34) single mothers and those with more than two children were less likely to have attended the dentist within the past year for reasons other than a dental emergency compared with older (age 35 or more), mothers from a two parent family and those with one or two children. Conclusion: Family structure is associated with self reported dental attendance patterns. Young single mothers with more than two children may be failing to monitor their oral health appropriately.en_HK
dc.format.extent465211 bytes-
dc.format.extent25088 bytes-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf-
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/msword-
dc.languageengen_HK
dc.publisherB M J Publishing Group. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.postgradmedj.comen_HK
dc.relation.ispartofPostgraduate Medical Journalen_HK
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.rightsPostgraduate Medical Journal. Copyright © B M J Publishing Group.en_HK
dc.subject.meshAdolescenten_HK
dc.subject.meshDental care - utilizationen_HK
dc.subject.meshOral healthen_HK
dc.subject.meshMothers - psychologyen_HK
dc.subject.meshPatient acceptance of health careen_HK
dc.titleAre single mothers in Britain failing to monitor their oral health?en_HK
dc.typeArticleen_HK
dc.identifier.openurlhttp://library.hku.hk:4550/resserv?sid=HKU:IR&issn=0032-5473&volume=78&issue=918&spage=229&epage=232&date=2002&atitle=Are+single+mothers+in+Britain+failing+to+monitor+their+oral+health?en_HK
dc.identifier.emailMcGrath, C:mcgrathc@hkucc.hku.hken_HK
dc.identifier.authorityMcGrath, C=rp00037en_HK
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_versionen_HK
dc.identifier.doi10.1136/pmj.78.918.229en_HK
dc.identifier.pmid11930026-
dc.identifier.pmcidPMC1742335-
dc.identifier.scopuseid_2-s2.0-0036216903en_HK
dc.identifier.hkuros72845-
dc.relation.referenceshttp://www.scopus.com/mlt/select.url?eid=2-s2.0-0036216903&selection=ref&src=s&origin=recordpageen_HK
dc.identifier.volume78en_HK
dc.identifier.issue918en_HK
dc.identifier.spage229en_HK
dc.identifier.epage232en_HK
dc.identifier.isiWOS:000174947800006-
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdomen_HK
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridMcGrath, C=7102335507en_HK
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridYeung, CYYJ=36848788100en_HK
dc.identifier.scopusauthoridBedi, R=7102041494en_HK

Export via OAI-PMH Interface in XML Formats


OR


Export to Other Non-XML Formats