Socioeconomic position during life and periodontitis in adulthood: a systematic review
Helena Silveira Schuch, Karen G Peres, Ankur Singh, Marco A Peres, Loc G Do
COMMUNITY DENTISTRY AND ORAL EPIDEMIOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2017
Socioeconomic position (SEP) is a well-known risk indicator for chronic periodontitis. However, it is still unclear how SEP during the life course influences periodontal outcomes in adulthood. This study aimed to systematically review longitudinal studies investigating the influence of individual-level SEP during the life course on subsequent periodontitis in adulthood. Inclusion criteria were epidemiological longitudinal observational studies, in which indicators of relative SEP were assessed prior to clinical assessment of periodontitis. Six electronic databases (PubMed, EMBASE, Web of Science, Scopus, Latin American and Caribbean Health Sciences Literature (LILACS) and ScieLO) were search..View full abstract
Awarded by Brazilian government agency (CAPES-Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel)
The authors would like to thank Mr. Michael Draper, Research Librarian at The University of Adelaide, for his support with the search strategies. The authors are also grateful to the Brazilian government agency (CAPES-Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel) for the PhD scholarship (HSS - Process 13774-13-1).