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Table 2 Outcome measures for the cohort study

From: Early childhood feeding practices and dental caries in preschool children: a multi-centre birth cohort study

Phase One : Initial phase (0 to 2 years)   Phase Two: Follow up phase (3-5 years)
Primary Measures   
Dental caries prevalence at age 2 years   Dental caries prevalence at age 5 years
Oral health related quality of life   Dental caries incidence from age 2 to 5 years
Oral debris   Oral health related quality of life
   Oral debris
Secondary Measures   
Mothers knowledge/attitude on breastfeeding   Parental knowledge/attitude on preschool child oral health
Mothers experiences on breastfeeding   Parental opinions on the sample retention programme
Parental opinions on the leaflets