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NIH: Consensus Development Conference on Diagnosis and Management of Dental Caries Throughout Life: Background

NIH organized conference that produced consensus statements on important and controversial topics in medicine and dentistry.

NIH: CDC: Caries: Sample Search: Evolution & Comparision

Question:
Are children less than five years of age with primary teeth and of lower socioeconomic status at increased risk of dental caries compared with children of the same age and dentition of higher socioeconomic status?

Sample searches tested against: ("96176352" or "97200472" or "97402919").ui.

Search A retrieved 19 articles.
Search B retrieved 61 articles.
Search C retrieved 113 articles.
Search D retrieved 113 articles.


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Search Statement

Results

A

B

C

D

Concept 1

1

[Caries hedge]

32415

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Concept 2

 

exp Child/

1565225

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Dental care for children/

620

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Concept 3

 

exp Poverty/

7564

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poverty.mp.

8434

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exp Social class/

11306

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exp Socioeconomic factors/

121326

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"socioeconomic status".mp.

5211

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SES.mp.

1180

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exp Minority groups/

3329

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exp Ethnic groups/

48643

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Concept 4

 

exp Tooth, deciduous/

5972

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"primary teeth".mp.

800

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"primary tooth".mp.

135

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exp dentition, primary/

366

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Concept 5 ("NOT")

 

exp africa/ or exp antarctic regions/ or exp arctic regions/ or exp asia/ or exp atlantic islands/ or exp australia/ or exp europe/ or exp indian ocean islands/ or exp pacific islands/

763614

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exp caribbean region/ or exp central america/ or exp latin america/ or exp south america/

46945

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Final Steps

 

Limit (human and english language and yr=1990-2000)

Varies

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Limit (newborn infant < birth to 1 month > or infant < 1 to 23 months > or preschool child < 2 to 5 years >)

Varies

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