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Table 1 Articles discussing caries epidemiology in children in Nigeria

From: Programme guidelines for promoting good oral health for children in Nigeria: a position paper

S. no Author [reference] Target population Age of children Theme of the study
1 Sofola et al.[4] In-school 2 years - 12 years Caries prevalence
2 Folayan et al.[7] In-school 9 years – 12 years Oral health service utilisation
3 Akpata[10] NA NA Oral health status
4 Adebola et al.[11] Hospital based ≤15 years Oral manifestation of HIV infection
5 Oziegbe and Ezan[12] In-school 4 years – 16 years Complication of caries in School children in Nigeria
6 Folayan et al.[13] In-school 2 years - 12 years Caries incidence in primary school children
7 Chukumah et al.[14] Hospital based ≤16 years Tooth loss
8 Folayan et al.[15] Hospital based ≤16 years Tooth loss
9 Ashiwaju et al.[16] Hospital based ≤16 years Tooth loss
10 Odia et al.[17] Hospital based ≤16 years Reasons for tooth extraction in children
11 Folayan et al.[18] NA NA Caries Epidemiology
12 Sowole and Sote[20] Preschool 6 months – 5 years Early childhood caries
13 Abiola et al.[21] Preschool 18 months – 5 years Caries and oral hygiene practices
14 Adekoya-Sofowora et al.[22] Preschool 1-5years Rampant caries prevalence
15 Umesi-Koleosho et al.[23] In-school 11 years – 16 years Caries trend
16 Adeniyi et al.[24] In-school 5 years – 16 years Caries prevalence and pattern
17 Okoye and Eknweme[25] In-school 11 years – 16 years Caries prevalence
18 Folayan et al.[26] Hospital based ≤16 years Risk factors for caries
19 Udoye et al.[27] In-school 12 years – 15 years Caries prevalence and pattern
20 Adekoya-Sofowora et al.[28] In-school 12 years Caries prevalence
21 Giwa[29] In-school 12 years Oral health status of children
22 Folayan et al.[30] Preschool 6 months – 5 years Caries risk factor
23 Folayan et al.[31] Hospital based 1 year – 16 years Caries risk factor for children
24 Folayan et al.[32] In-school 8 years – 16 yeas Preventive oral health practices
25 Sowole et al.[34] Preschool 6 months – 5 years Dental caries and oral hygiene practices
26 Folayan et al.[35] Preschool 6 months – 5 years Caries and infant feeding practice
27 Adeniyi et al.[36] Preschool 18 months – 5 years Oral health risk factors
28 Esan et al.[38] In-school 2 and 20 years. Mean age: 9.5 yrs ±2.4 yrs. Oral health status of primary school children
29 Bamgboye and Akande[39] In-school 11-19 years Oral health status of secondary school children
30 Kolawole et al.[33] In-school Mean age: 12.63 ± 1.06 years Oral hygiene status
31 Ageblusi and Jeboda[40] In-school 12 year olds Oral health status of 12 year old children
32 Okolo et al.[45] Community based 1-7 years Oral hygiene and nutritional status