Socio-behavioural predictors of young adults self-reported oral health: 15 years of follow-up in the The Norwegian Longitudinal Health Behaviour study

Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 05/04/2012

Oral health behaviours tracked moderately from age 15 to 30. Continuity of an advantaged or disadvantaged socio–behavioural position across the survey years contributed to differing levels of oral health. Early and contemporary public health policies that target disadvantaged socio–behavioural groups may help prevent poor oral health perceptions in young adults in Norway.

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