Browsing Department of Clinical Dentistry by Author "Tumwine, James K."
Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants’ anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda Wandera, Margaret Nekesa; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug; Okullo, Isaac; Tumwine, James K. (BioMed Central, 2012-09-05)Background: Preterm-low birth weight delivery is a major cause of infant morbidity and mortality in sub Saharan Africa and has been linked to poor periodontal health during pregnancy. This study investigated predisposing ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Male partner antenatal attendance and HIV testing in eastern Uganda: a randomized facility-based intervention trial Byamugisha, Robert; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug; Ndeezi, Grace; Karamagi, Charles A. S.; Tylleskär, Thorkild; Tumwine, James K. (BioMed Central, 2011-09-13)Background: The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of a written invitation letter to the spouses of new antenatal clinic attendees on attendance by couples and on male partner acceptance of HIV testing ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Socio-demographic factors related to periodontal status and tooth loss of pregnant women in Mbale district, Uganda Wandera, Margaret Nekesa; Engebretsen, Ingunn Marie S.; Okullo, Isaac; Tumwine, James K.; Åstrøm, Anne Nordrehaug (BioMed Central, 2009-07-18)Background: Information on the socio-behavioral distribution of periodontal status and tooth loss in pregnancy emanating from sub Saharan Africa is sparse. This study examined periodontal status and tooth loss in pregnant ...Journal articlePeer reviewed