Assessment of Oral Hygiene Following Use of Various Nicotinic Acid Products Among Young Adult Attending Diagnostic Camp in Jorpati Area, Kathmandu Nepal-A Cross Sectional Survey

  • Karnika Yadav Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal.
  • Vivek Kumar Sharma Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z. A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh, Uttar-Pradesh, India.
  • Ankita Bansal Department of Public Health Dentistry, R. R. Dental College & Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.
  • Rachuru S. Y. Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Anil Neerukonda Institute of Dental Sciences, Visakhapatnam, India.
  • Ragini Gupta MDS (Oral Medicine & Radiology).
  • Pramod Kumar Yadav Department of Periodontics & Community Dentistry, Dr. Z. A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh, UttarPradesh, India.
Keywords: Oral Hygiene, Acid Products, Cross-sectional Survey, Nicotinic, Tobacco.

Abstract

Background: An observational study was carried out in young adult attending diagnostic camp in Jorpati Area.
Materials & Method: A total of 341 subjects between 18-50 years of age were selected for the study. It contains the demographic profile, which includes age, gender, qualification, employment, residence, and oral adverse habits. Descriptive statistics like mean and percentages were used for the analysis.
Result: When compared with literacy level and adverse oral habits results were significant as compared to the residence address.
Conclusion: The present study shows oral habits were more among the population with a higher education group in our study.

Published
2020-04-30