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Intergenerational mobility and adult oral health in a British cohort

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dc.contributor.author Delgado-Angulo, Elsa K.
dc.contributor.author Bernabe, Eduardo
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:52:17Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:52:17Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5294
dc.description.abstract OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to characterize trajectories of intergeneration mobility from birth to age 33 years and to assess the influence of these trajectories on adult oral health. METHODS: Repeated data on occupational social class (birth and 7, 11, 16, 23 and 33 years) and two subjective oral health indicators (lifetime and past-year prevalence of persistent trouble with gums or mouth) measured at age 33 years, from the 1958 National Child Development Study, were used for this analysis. Latent class growth analysis (LCGA) was used to identify different trajectories of exposure to manual social class over time. Binary logistic regression was then used to explore the association between these trajectories and each oral health indicator, adjusting for participants' sex. RESULTS: Latent class growth analysis showed that a four trajectory model provided the best fit to the data. The four trajectories that emerged were identified as stable manual, stable nonmanual, late steep increase (those who were likely to be in the manual social class until age 16 years but ended up in the nonmanual social class afterwards) and steady increase (those whose likelihood of leaving the manual social class increased gradually over time). Lifetime and past-year prevalence of persistent trouble with gums or mouth was significantly higher in the stable manual trajectory than in all other trajectories. No differences were found between the stable nonmanual, late steep increase and steady increase trajectories. CONCLUSION: Although four distinctive trajectories were identified in the 1958 NCDS, only those who remained in the manual social class over time reported worse oral health by age 33 years. Proximal socioeconomic experiences may be more relevant to adult oral health than early life experiences. en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Wiley
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1600-0528
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Adolescent en_US
dc.subject Adult en_US
dc.subject Female en_US
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Male en_US
dc.subject Young Adult en_US
dc.subject Child en_US
dc.subject Child, Preschool en_US
dc.subject Infant en_US
dc.subject Cohort Studies en_US
dc.subject epidemiology en_US
dc.subject Age Factors en_US
dc.subject oral health en_US
dc.subject adults en_US
dc.subject Social Class en_US
dc.subject Infant, Newborn en_US
dc.subject Oral Health/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.subject disparities en_US
dc.subject Mouth Diseases/epidemiology en_US
dc.subject social mobility en_US
dc.subject Social Mobility/statistics & numerical data en_US
dc.subject United Kingdom/epidemiology en_US
dc.title Intergenerational mobility and adult oral health in a British cohort en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1111/cdoe.12149
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.14
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.03.05


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