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Pakistan Oral & Dent. Jr. 25 (2) Dec 2005 SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL BACKGROUND OF PARENTS WITH NON-SYNDROMIC CLEFT LIP AND /OR PALATE CHILDREN IN NORTHERN NIGERIA *H.O. OLASOJI, FMCDS ** O.O. ADEOSUN, FMCDS *** A.O. ADESINA, BcHD ABSTRACT To establish possible association between the socio-economic status of parents and the risk of having a child with cleft lip and /or palate (CL/P) in northeastern Nigeria, a case-control study was done. A self-administered questionnaire was used to assess the socio-economic class of parents with CL I P children. Study was carried out at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital, the only tertiary health Institution in northeastern Nigeria. Parents of 65 consecutive patients with CL/P attended the Oral and maxillofacial clinics of this health institution over a 3-years period. For each case, a set ofparent with no history of malformed child was selected and matched for ethnic group, maternal age and parity. There was a statistical significant difference between the control and the cases based on socioeconomic status. When the low and the high socioeconomic groups were considered, a significant difference was also noticed amongst the cases and controls. It is suggested that a possible association exists between the socio-economic status of parents and the risk of having a child with CL/P in Northern Nigeria. An insight into the aetiology of CL/P, especially identifying environmental factors that place a family at risk in a locality shou ...
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