Socioeconomic level and the parents’ perception of the impact of oral diseases on their children’s quality of life

Authors

  • Naiana de Melo Belila Universidade Estadual Paulista
  • Ronald Jefferson Martins Universidade Estadual Paulista
  • Cléa Adas Saliba Garbin Universidade Estadual Paulista
  • Wanilda Maria Meire Costa Borghi Universidade Estadual Paulista

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20396/bjos.v15i2.8648777

Keywords:

Social class. Oral health. Quality of life.

Abstract

Aim: To analyze how parents of different socioeconomic levels perceive the impact of oral diseases on their children’s quality of life. Methods: All parents or guardians of students aged 11 to 14 years old, regularly enrolled in fundamental schooling at public schools of two towns in the northwestern region of the State of São Paulo, Brazil, were enrolled in the study. The questionnaire of “Socioeconomic Assessment Tool” was used to classify the families with regards to socioeconomic class and the “Parental-Caregiver Perceptions Questionnaire (P-CPQ)” was used to verify the parents’ perception of the impact of oral diseases on their children’s quality of life. Results: 172 (41.8%) individuals answered the survey. Among them, most belonged to the Upper Low Class (61%). 21.5% of the individuals answered that they considered their children’s oral health “regular or bad” and 71.5% answered that their child’s general well-being was not or was little affected by the condition of his/her teeth, lips, jaws or mouth. There was an association between the quality of life sub-scales, especially “oral symptoms”, with all socioeconomic classes. Conclusions: There is a relationship between parents’ socioeconomic class and the perception of the impact of oral disease on their children’s quality of life.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Metrics

Metrics Loading ...

Author Biographies

Naiana de Melo Belila, Universidade Estadual Paulista

Possui Graduação em Odontologia pela Faculdade de Odontologia de Araçatuba - FOA/UNESP. Mestre em Odontologia Preventiva e Social pelo Programa de Pós-Graduação em Odontologia Preventiva e Social, do Departamento de Odontologia Infantil e Social da Faculdade de Odontologia de Araçatuba - FOA/UNESP - Bolsista Capes. Cursando Doutorado em Odontologia Preventiva e Social pelo Programa de Pós-Graduação em Odontologia Preventiva e Social, do Departamento de Odontologia Infantil e Social da Faculdade de Odontologia de Araçatuba - FOA/UNESP, sendo Bolsista Capes.

Ronald Jefferson Martins, Universidade Estadual Paulista

Possui graduação em Odontologia, especialização em Odontologia em Saúde Coletiva e mestrado e doutorado em Odontologia Preventiva e Social pela Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho. 

Cléa Adas Saliba Garbin, Universidade Estadual Paulista

Possui graduação em Direito - Instituição Toledo de Ensino, graduação em Odontologia pela Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, mestrado em Odontologia Legal e Deontologia pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas e doutorado em Odontologia Legal e Deontologia pela Universidade Estadual de Campinas, e Livre Docente em Odontologia Legal e Bioética.

Wanilda Maria Meire Costa Borghi, Universidade Estadual Paulista

Colaboradora da Universidade Estadual Paulista.

References

Bica I, Duarte J, Camilo A, Jesus A, Ferreira, C; Oliveira F. [Oral healthrelated with quality of life: parental perceptions of childhood]. Millenium 2014 Jun-Dec;47:141-52. Portuguese.

Barbosa T, Mialhe FL, Castilho ARF, Gavião MBD. [Quality of life and oral health in children and adolescents: conceptual and methodological aspects]. Physis 2010;20(1):283-300. Portuguese.

Castilho AR, Mialhe FL, Barbosa TS, Puppin-Rontani RM. Influence of family environment on children’s oral health: a systematic review. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2013 Mar-Apr;89(2):116-23. doi: 10.1016/j.jped.2013.03.014.

Camargo MBJ, Barros AJD, Frazão P, Matijasevich A, Santos IS, Peres MA, et al. [Predictors of dental visits for routine check-ups and for the resolution of problems among preschool children]. Rev Saude Publica. 2012 Feb;46(1):87-97. Portuguese.

Paredes SO, Galvão RN, Fonseca FRA. [Influence of oral health on the life quality of preschool children]. Rev Baiana Saúde Pública 2014;38(1):12539. Portuguese.

World Health Organization, Division of Mental Health. Measurement of Quality of Life in Children. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1993.

Graciano MIG, Lehfeld NAS. [Socioeconomic study: indicators and methodology in a contemporary approach]. Rev Serv Soc Saúde. 2010;9(9):157-85. Portuguese.

Jokovic A, Locker D, Stephens M, Kenny D, Tompson B, Guyatt G. Measuring parental perceptions of child oral health-related quality of life. J Public Health Dent 2003 Apring;63(2):67-72.

Barbosa TD, Gavião MB. Validation of the Parental-Caregiver Perceptions Questionnaire: agreement between parental and child reports. J Public Health Dent. 2015 Fall;75(4):255-64. doi: 10.1111/j.17527325.2012.00371.x.

Jokovic A, Locker D, Stephens M, Kenny D, Tompson B, Guyatt G. Validity and reliability of a questionnaire for measuring child oral-health-related quality of life. J Dent Res 2002 Jul;81(7):459-63.

Ayres M, Ayres Jr M, Ayres DL, Santos AS. [BioEstat 5.0: statistics applications in the areas of biomedical sciences [computer program]]. Belém: Ong Mamieraua; 2007. Portuguese.

Minayo MCS, Hartz ZMA, Buss PM. [Quality of life and health: a necessary debate]. Cienc Saude Colet. 2000;5(1):7-18. Portuguese.

Pandolfi M, Barcellos LA, Miotto MHMB, Goés PSA. [Oral health and dental services users' quality of life]. Pesq Bras Odontoped Clin Integr. 2011 Jul-Sep;11(3):311-6. Portuguese.

Vagetti GC, Moreira NB, Barbosa Filho VC, Oliveira V, Cancian CF, Mazzardo O, et al. [Aspects of quality of life associated with self-rated health: a study of elderly women from a physical activity program in lowincome neighborhoods in Curitiba in the state of Paraná, Brazil]. Cienc Saude Colet. 2013;18(12):3483-93. Portuguese.

Abanto J, Carvalho TS, Bonecker M, Ortega AOL, Ciamponi AL, Raggio DP. Parental reports of the oral health-related quality of life of children with cerebral palsy. BMC Oral Health 2012 Jun;12(15)1-8. doi: 10.1186/14726831-12-15.

Abreu MHNG, Pordeus IA, Modena CM. [A social representation study of oral health among mothers in rural areas, Itaúna (MG), 2002]. Cienc Saude Colet. 2005;10(1):245-59. Portuguese.

Thomson WM, Foster Page LA, Gaynor WN, Malden PE. Short-form versions of the Parental-Caregivers Perceptions Questionnaire and the Family Impact Scale. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2013 Oct;41(5):44150.

Locker D. Disparities in oral health-related quality of life in a population of Canadian children. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2007 Oct;35(5):34856.

Góes PSA. The prevalence and impact of dental pain in Brazilian schoolchildren and their families [thesis]. London: University College London; 2001.

Brazil. Ministry of Health of Brazil. [Department of Primary Care. Project SB Brazil 2010: national survey of oral health, the main results]. Brasília: Ministry of Health; 2011 [cited 2015 Out 12]. Available in: http://dab.saude.gov.br/CNSB/sbbrasil/arquivos/projeto_sb2010_relatorio_final. pdf. Portuguese.

Costa SM, Vasconcelos M, Abreu MHNG. [Impact of dental caries on quality of life among adults resident in greater Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil]. Cienc Saude Colet. 2013;18(7):1971-80. Portuguese.

Silveira MF, Marôco JP, Freire RS, Martins AMEBL, Marcopito LF. [Impact

Socioeconomic level and the parents’ perception of the impact of oral diseases on their children’s quality of life of oral health on physical and psychosocial dimensions: an analysis using structural equation modeling]. Cad Saude Publica. 2014 Jun;30(6):116982. Portuguese.

Baldani MH, Brito WH, Lawder JAC, Mendes YBE, Silva FFM, Antunes JLF. [Individual determinants of dental care utilization among low-income adult and elderly individuals]. Rev Bras Epidemiol 2010;13(1):150-62. Portuguese.

Edelstein BL. Disparities in oral health and access to care: findings of national surveys. Ambul Pediatr 2002;2(2):141-7.

Cohen-Carneiro F, Souza-Santos R, Rebelo MAB. Quality of life related to oral health: contribution from social factors. Cienc Saude Colet. 2011;16(Suppl 1):1007-15.

Downloads

Published

2017-04-20

How to Cite

1.
Belila N de M, Martins RJ, Garbin CAS, Borghi WMMC. Socioeconomic level and the parents’ perception of the impact of oral diseases on their children’s quality of life. Braz. J. Oral Sci. [Internet]. 2017 Apr. 20 [cited 2022 Aug. 17];15(2):171-5. Available from: https://periodicos.sbu.unicamp.br/ojs/index.php/bjos/article/view/8648777

Issue

Section

Article

Most read articles by the same author(s)