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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2022.20.11.NQ66103

Association between tobacco use and dental caries among Farmers residing in rural areas of Jaipur District of Rajasthan - A cross sectional Study

Manish Kumar Singh, JitenderSolanki, AnkitaChaudhary, Shivam Mishra, RamyaGarg, Smitikaushik


Background: Tobacco use is a pernicious habit of world today. Being the world’s biggest preventable killer, our universe is in a state of tobacco epidemic. Hence the present study is an attempt to evaluate the association between tobacco usage and Dental Caries among 18years and above farmer population in rural areas of Jaipur, Rajasthan. Method: Thestudy was conducted among farmer population ,data regarding the demographic and the personal information on tobacco use, and dental caries status was collected using pre designed and pre- tested Performa along with the basic health education pamphlets distribution which contained information about ill effects of tobacco use followed by verbal awareness on harmful effects of tobacco use.


Practice, dental caries, tobacco use, farmers

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