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Determination of the mothers' practice about orodental health of their children up to six years old
Mahin Naderifar , Fereshteh Ghaljaei, Majid R Akbarizadeh
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Background: Healthy community is strictly dependent on having healthy children. Orodental care must begin from childhood. This study was designed to determine the mothers´ practice of mothers´ of orodental health of their 1-6 years old children.

Materials and Method: This was a cross-sectional study in which data was gathered using questionnaire and interview. Five hundreds mothers of 1-6 years old children,selected by random sampling method, took part in the study.

Results: Results proved 30.2% of mothers to be inefficent and 69.8% to be medium, but noefficent practice was absereved. There was no direct relation between practice with age, education and mothers jobs, economic status and place of residence (p=0.001).

Conclusion: Findings showed that none of the mothers had efficient practice. This involves a broad planning and demonstrating the outcome of inefficient practice, by means media and special programs by health centers for all mothers with different ages and jobs.

Keywords: Practice, orodental health, pediatrics, mothers
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Nursing
* Corresponding Author Address: Instructor of Pediatrics Nursing, Research Center for Children and Adolescent's Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Zahedan, Iran.
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Naderifar M, Ghaljaei F, Akbarizadeh M R. Determination of the mothers' practice about orodental health of their children up to six years old. ZJRMS. 2010; 12 (4) :43-48
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