Self-Reported Oral Health Related Behaviour and Gum Bleeding of Adolescents in Slovakia in Relation to Socioeconomic Status of Their Parents: Cross-Sectional Study Based on Representative Data Collection.

Affiliation

Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, P.J. Šafárik University in Košice, Trieda SNP 1, 04011 Košice, Slovakia. [Email]

Abstract

Oral health strongly affects overall health and is related to many factors. The aim of our study was to analyse oral health related behaviours (OHRBs) and gum bleeding among Slovak adolescents and assess the effect of socioeconomic factors on the outcomes.

Keywords

family affluence scale,gum bleeding adolescence,oral health related behaviours,oral hygiene,parents’ education,socioeconomic status,

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