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Bahamas Oral Health Survey of School Children 1999-2000

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
09/1999 - 03/2000
Data type
Survey:
  • Exam
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
Summary 

The purpose of the survey was to assess the oral health status and treatment needs of the school children in The Bahamas. A total of 2,684 children were examined using explorers, dental mirrors, and portable dental lights.

In addition to the clinical data collection regarding oral diseases, questionnaires were designed to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of the population related to oral health. Questionnaires were given to the students to be filled out and returned with parental consent for participation in the survey.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Ministry of Health (Bahamas), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). Bahamas Oral Health Survey of School Children 1999-2000.