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  1. The relationships between tooth brushing frequency and personal higiene habits in teenagers.

    Article - En anglais

    A survey of 904, 14-17 year old shool children from secondary schools around Nairobi was done to find out if there was any relationship between toothbrushing frequency and personal hygeine habits.

    The students completed a questionnaire anonymously in class.

    Female students brushed their teeth more often than the male students. 62.2% of the females and 50.1% of the males brushed their teeth more than once a day.

    Of those students who brushed their teeth more than one a day, 52% bathed daily, 22% used perfumes/deodorants daily and 50.1% always washed their hands after visiting the lavatory.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Brossage, Dent, Prévention, Hygiène, Fréquence, Adolescent, Kenya, Homme, Afrique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Brushing, Tooth, Prevention, Hygiene, Frequency, Adolescent, Kenya, Human, Africa

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0237113

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.