Total views : 210

Effect of High School Students’ Oral Health Behavior on the Subjective Oral Health

Affiliations

  • Department of Dental Hygiene, Gangneung Yeongdong University, Gangwon-do - 25521, Korea
  • Department of Dental Hygiene, Sunmoon University, 31460, Korea
  • Department of International Trade, Ducksung Women’s University, 01369, Korea

Abstract


Objectives: Subjective oral health status is dependent on whether proper education and practice of the education. This study aims to investigate the effect of high school student entering adulthood on the subjective oral health. Methods/ Statistical Analysis: It was investigated by distributing a questionnaire to high school student living in Seoul and Gyeonggi province to research the effect of high school students’ oral health behavior on the subjective oral health. The data was collected from November 15, 2011 to November 28, 2011. The data was analyzed using SPSS software Version 20.0(SPSS20.0 or Windows, SPSS Ins, USA) P-value for the test is less than 0.05, 0.01, and 0.001. Findings: The result of this study shows that gum bleeding presents negative correlation with instruction on tooth brushing (r=-.173) and practice of brushing (r=-.466) suggesting that a group which did not receive instruction and practiced the brushing presents more gum bleeding(p<0.05). Oral health activities which have influence on subjective oral health include the instruction on tooth brushing (B=0.263, t=2.621, p<0.05) and practice of brushing (B=-0.757, t=-6.788, p<0.001) and they presented statistically significant difference and explanatory power of 28.7%. In regards to number of brushing per day, twice a day (48.8%) was presented to be the highest in this study which is different from studies by3 which suggest that three times a day were the highest Improvements: The development of program was required for continuing to proper tooth brushing instruction, and it is considered the ideal oral health preventive behavior to make oral health instruction that could change the perception and attitudes of trainees by causing a practical motive.

Keywords

High School Student, Oral Health Behavior, Practice of the Education, Subjective Oral Health.

Full Text:

 |  (PDF views: 149)

References


  • Kim YS, Choi HS, Kim YS, Kim GY. Effects on quality of life and oral health of the elderly in an oral health promotion program. Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 2016 May; 9(20):1–4.
  • Kushnir D, Zusman SP, Robinson PG. Validation of a Hebrew version of the oral health impact profile-14. Journal of Public Health Dental. 2004 Jun; 64 (2):71–5.
  • Cassolato SF, Tumbull RS. Xerostomia: clinical aspects and treatment, Gerodontology. 2003 Dec; 20(2):64–77.
  • Grath MC, Bedi R. Can dental attendance improve quality of life. British Dental Journal. 2001 Mar; 190(5):262–65.
  • Jung JM, Jin MK. Effect of repeated directing tooth-brushing education on plaque control. Journal of the Korea Academia-Industrial Cooperation Society. 2010 Jun; 11(6):2088–92.
  • Lim SH, Hwang JM. Relationship of oral health management behavior to plaque index systems. Journal of Dental Hygienic Science. 2015 Apr; 15(2):159–65.
  • Kim HY. Oral health status and behavior according to socio-economic status, Doctoral Dissertation, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. 2002.
  • Koch G, Martinsson T. Socio-odontologic investigation of school children with high and low caries frequency. I. socio-economic background, Odintologisk revy. 1970; 21(2):207–28.
  • Lee EJ, Park EH. A study on self-perception of oral health, oral health behavior recognition and oral health practice of adult. Journal of Korean Academy of Oral Health. 2010 Dec; 34(4):595–602.
  • Kim SJ. A survey on middle and high school student’s behavior about the use of oral hygiene devices in Jeolla-Bukdo. Journal of Dental Hygienic Science. 2009 Jun; 9(4):387–95.
  • Lee GU, Kim JY. A study on the recognition of oral health care: high school students in Ulsan city. Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. 2005 Mar; 5(1):20–5.
  • Choi YK. Evaluation of educational effectiveness on Rolling method and Bass' method at the degree of difficulty. Master’s Dissertation. Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung, Korea. 2007.
  • Kim SJ, Ahn SH, Kim YH, Chung ES. Relationships between knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors about the dental health and the dental health conditions in elementary students in the Pusan Area. Journal of Korean Society for Health Education and Promotion. 2004 Mar; 21(1):69–84.
  • Kim MJ. A study on oral health status and oral health behavior practice perceived by workers in part areas. Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. 2012 Feb; 12(1):201–12.
  • Jang KA. Factors influencing oral health behaviors in high school students. Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. 2013 Apr; 13(2):287–95.
  • Cho MS, Park MK, Jang KA. Influences of oral health behaviors according to oral health education experiences in middle school students. Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. 2013 Aug; 13(4):639–44.
  • Choi JH, Lee MH, Seo HJ. Oral health behavior changes based on oral health education of mental disabilities. Journal of Dental Hygienic Science. 2012 Aug; 12(4):404–12.
  • Yu JS, Kim HH, Han YK, Kim SH. A research on perception of oral health behavior among high school students in some areas. Journal of Dental Hygiene Science. 2010 Oct; 10(5):411–16.
  • Suchman EA. Health attitude and behavior. Archives of Environmental Health. 1970 Jan; 20(1):105–10.
  • Jeong HJ, Kim HJ, Jeoung AH. A Study of change of oral health state score from gingivitis patients using tooth brushing method. Journal of Korean Society of Dental Hygiene. 2011 Oct; 11(4):595–603.
  • Lee KY, Moon HJ, Han YS, Lim SR. The factors affecting health behaviors of a mother with infants and toddlers. Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 2015 Dec; 8(35):1–9.

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.