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Getting to Know the Early Childhood Caries Through Qualitative Analysis

  • Bartira Cruxên Gonçalves Volschan1,*,

1,Department Estácio de Sá University

DOI: 10.17796/jcpd.31.1.q772mm1503413835 Vol.31,Issue 1,January 2007 pp.48-51

Published: 01 January 2007

*Corresponding Author(s): Bartira Cruxên Gonçalves Volschan E-mail:


This study aimed to perform a social diagnosis of a cross-section of a low-income population as a means of developing prevention strategies for Early Childhood Caries. The subjects of the study were 65 children from 0 to 5 years of age and their mothers. The methodology used was the Qualitative Analysis of Surveyed Data technique. The results showed that social factors as well as behavioral and educational conditions of this disease were related.

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Bartira Cruxên Gonçalves Volschan. Getting to Know the Early Childhood Caries Through Qualitative Analysis. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2007. 31(1);48-51.


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