Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 1

Assessment of Alcohol and Other Habits Among Young Adults Attending Diagnostic Camp in Budhanilkantha Municipality Area, Kathmandu Nepal - A Descriptive Study

Roy S1, Ranjan P2, Dhkal S, Yadav P4*, Yadav K5 and Bansal A6

1Senior Lecture, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Kantipur Dental College and Hospital Kathmandu, Nepal
2Consultant Dental Practitioner, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India
3Dental surgeon Kantipur Dental college and Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
4Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z.A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh India
5Senior Lecture, Department of Public Health and Community Dentistry, Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal
6Senior Lecture, Department of Public Health Dentistry, R.R. Dental College and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan

*Corresponding Author: Yadav P, Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics and Community Dentistry, Dr. Z.A. Dental College, AMU, Aligarh India.

Received: November 24, 2020; Published: December 09, 2020



Aim: An observational study was conducted in Budhanilkantha area, Kathmandu to determine the status of oral hygiene of individuals during diagnostic camp.

Materials and Method: A total 360 subjects between 18-50 years of age range were selected for the study. It consisted of demographic detail that includes age, gender, residence, religion and other deleterious habits. Data samples were analyzed by descriptive statistics like mean and percentage with the use of using spss software version 16.

Results: Intake of other substance 155(44%) are more in subjects followed by alcohol (38%) and Tobacco (18%) are found in subjects.

Conclusion: Study requires larger sample size in similar geographical conditions to assess both knowledge and practice in relation to behavioral aspect in longer time frame.

Keywords: Oral Cancer; Tobacco; Diagnostic Camp; Observational Study



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Citation: Roy S., et al. “Assessment of Alcohol and Other Habits Among Young Adults Attending Diagnostic Camp in Budhanilkantha Municipality Area, Kathmandu Nepal - A Descriptive Study". Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 5.1 (2021): 11-13.


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