Author(s): Reethu Ravichandiran, J. Venkatesh, A. John William Felix, K. Ramya

Email(s): reethuravichandiran@gmail.com , venkateshjay@gmail.com , amfelix@rediffmail.com , drramya2014@gamil.com

DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00565   

Address: Reethu Ravichandiran1, J. Venkatesh2, A. John William Felix3, K. Ramya4
1Post Graduate, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 608002.
2Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 608002.
3Reader Cum Statistician, Department of Community Medicine, Rajah Muthiah Medical College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 608002.
4Associate Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, 608002.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 15,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2022


ABSTRACT:
Introduction: Tobacco has been traditionally used in many parts of India which was known to be associated with many oral mucosal lesions which has higher chance for morbidity and mortality. A cross sectional study was conducted in Chidambaram population to find the prevalence of oral mucosal lesion in association with tobacco and alcohol related habits. Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted among 2246 participants from in and around Chidambaram who attended the outpatient department, during the period of 2months (December 2019 to January 2020). Data collected using questionnaire adapted from global adult tobacco survey questionnaire followed by oral examination. Result: Among the 2246, 161 participants has the habit of using smoking, chewing tobacco and alcohol consumption. This study has the predominance of participants who have combination habits such as smoking tobacco and alcohol consumption. Among the participants with oral mucosal lesion leukoplakia has higher predominance followed by tobacco pouch keratosis and smoker’s palate. Most of the lesions were present in the buccal mucosa. Conclusion: Prevalence of premalignant lesions in association with adverse habits was significant in our study. This shows necessity for early diagnosis and Awareness should be created to the public through anti-tobacco campaign by the government and private agencies. Tobacco cessation clinics should be opened in all primary health care centre and more knowledge should be created about premalignant lesion to prevent the morbidity and mortality rate.


Cite this article:
Reethu Ravichandiran, J. Venkatesh, A. John William Felix, K. Ramya. Prevalence of Oral mucosal lesion in patients with Tobacco related habits among Chidambaram population – A Cross-sectional study. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(8):3377-1. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00565

Cite(Electronic):
Reethu Ravichandiran, J. Venkatesh, A. John William Felix, K. Ramya. Prevalence of Oral mucosal lesion in patients with Tobacco related habits among Chidambaram population – A Cross-sectional study. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2022; 15(8):3377-1. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2022.00565   Available on: https://rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-15-8-7


REFERENCE:
1.    T. Saraswathi, K. Ranganathan, S. Shanmugam, R. Sowmya, P. Narasimhan, and R. Gunaseelan. Prevalence of oral lesions in relation to habits: Cross-sectional study in South India. Indian J. Dent. Res. vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 121–125, 2006, doi: 10.4103/0970-9290.29877.
2.    P. Sahoo. A Comparative Study on Health Problem (Oral Problems) with Associated Selected Factors Related to Smokeless Tobacco Consumption among Rural and Urban Women of Selected Area of Nabarangpur District, Odissa. Asian J. Nurs. Educ. Res. vol. 3, no. 2, p. 107, 2013, [Online]. Available: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edb&AN=96980732&site=eds-live&authtype=ip,uid.
3.    K. Suchanek Hudmon, B. A. Kilfoy, and A. V. Prokhorov. The epidemiology of tobacco use and dependence. Crit. Care Nurs. Clin. North Am. vol. 18, no. 1, pp. 1–11, 2006, doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2005.10.002.
4.    P. B. et al. Tobacco control law enforcement and compliance in odisha, india - implications for tobacco control policy and practice. Asian Pacific J. Cancer Prev. vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 4631–4637, 2012, [Online]. Available: http://www.apocpcontrol.org/paper_file/issue_abs/Volume13_No9/4631-37 8.22 Bhuputra Panda.pdf%5Cnhttp://ovidsp.ovid.com/ovidweb.cgi?T=JS&PAGE=reference&D=emed11&NEWS=N&AN=23167393.
5.    K. Chockalingam et al. Prevalence of Tobacco Use in Urban, Semi Urban and Rural Areas in and around Chennai City, India. PLoS One. vol. 8, no. 10, 2013, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076005.
6.    P. Mohan, H. A. Lando, and S. Panneer. Assessment of Tobacco Consumption and Control in India. Integr. Med. Insights, vol. 9, 2018, doi: 10.1177/1179916118759289.
7.    M. Rani, S. Bonu, P. Jha, S. N. Nguyen, and L. Jamjoum. Tobacco use in India: prevalence and predictors of smoking and chewing in a national cross sectional household survey.  Tob. Control. vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 1–8, 2003, doi: 10.1136/tc.12.4.e4.
8.    C. Stafylis, G. Rachiotis, A. Katsioulis, V. A. Mouchtouri, and C. Hadjichristodoulou. Prevalence and determinants of smoking and secondhand smoke exposure in a rural population of central Greece: A cross-sectional study. Rural Remote Health. vol. 18, no. 2, 2018, doi: 10.22605/RRH4218.
9.    G. A. Giovino et al. Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: An analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys. Lancet. vol. 380, no. 9842, pp. 668–679, 2012, doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61085-X.
10.    P. Patil, R. Bathi, and S. Chaudhari. Prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in dental patients with tobacco smoking, chewing, and mixed habits: A cross-sectional study in South India. J. Fam. Community Med. Vol. 20, no. 2, p. 130, 2013, doi: 10.4103/2230-8229.114777.

Recomonded Articles:

Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology (RJPT) is an international, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal.... Read more >>>

RNI: CHHENG00387/33/1/2008-TC                     
DOI: 10.5958/0974-360X 

0.38
2018CiteScore
 
56th percentile
Powered by  Scopus


SCImago Journal & Country Rank


Recent Articles




Tags


Not Available