Examining factors associated with the utilization of dental services and the awareness of increased oral cancer risks among newly, incarcerated adults in Georgia
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Assess the impact of predisposing, enabling, and need for care factors on dental services utilization among incarcerated adults. Evaluate if prisoners who have reported synergistic smoking and drinking behavior were informed of their increased risk for oral cancer by a dental or healthcare provider. Examine oral cancer education needs in dental health professional shortage area correctional facilities
Keyword(s): Oral Health, Inmates
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As a Master of Public Health student interested in oral health and oral cancer prevention, I have researched this topical area across the past two years.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.