|Population-based Oral Health Study of Agricultural Worker Families|
Principal Investigator: Jane Weintraub, DDS, MPH
Study Design: Population-based, cross-sectional epidemiologic study. Households that included at least one adult, self-identified as Hispanic, and who has been engaged in farm work at least 45 days in the U.S. in the last year were selected. Households with at least one child less than 18 years old living at home were included in teh dental study.
Intervention: No intervention. Families were interviewed and receivef dental epidemiologic examinations.
Study Location: Mendota , California
Publications, Abstracts and Presentations:
1. Weintraub JA, Prakash P, Shain SG, Laccabue M, Gansky SA. Relationship between Untreated Caries in Mothers and their Children. (submitted IADR 2009)
2. Weintraub JA, Hyde S. Oral Health and Quality-of-Life of Agricultural Worker Families. . (submitted IADR 2009)
3. Prakash P, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA. Relationship between Self-Perceived Stained Teeth and Dental Caries (submitted IADR 2009)
4. Prakash P, Gansky SA, Shain SG, Weintraub JA. Self-Reported Oral Health Problems among Agricultural Workers in Rural California. (Presented APHA 2008)
5. Finlayson, Tracy L., Gansky, Stuart A., Shain, Sara G., Weintraub, Jane A. Dental utilization by adult Hispanic agricultural workers in California’s central valley. Oral presentation, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, October 28, 2008.
Study contact information:
1. Villarejo, D., D. Lighthall, et al. (2000). Suffering in Silence: A Report on the Health of California's Agricultural Workers. Davis, California Institute for Rural Studies.