epidemiological research caries statistical data analysis generalized linear models logistic regression
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Pliska Studia Mathematica Bulgarica, Vol. 20, No 1, (2011), 39p-44p
Caries is the most widespread dental disease around the world. Thus, caries prevalence and intensity are repeatedly studied. Epidemiological research has been conducted covering 1636 persons from Bulgaria. A statistical model for the number of teeth damaged from caries, depending on the age and sex of the patients has been considered in this work.