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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