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Newspaper analysis of research on dental hygienists in Korea from 2005 to 2008

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2009, 9(1), pp.59-71
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

Sanghwan Oh ORD ID 1 장종화 2 남용옥 3

1건양대학교
2한서대학교
3원광보건대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

Objectives : The purpose of this study is to devise a way of the dental hygienist to explore the articles of dental hygienist that were presented in the newspaper during the recent 3 years of Korea. Methods : This study is to examine dental hygienist articles with content analysis in the KINDS(Korean Integrated News Database System) of the Korean Press Foundation. Data were gathered from the printed newspaper of Korea over a period of 3 years - 1 March, 2005 to 30 March 2008. News reports, comments and letters to the editor were analysed, which revealed an image of dental hygienist that we would like to explore and debate. The obtained data from the frequency, percentage, chi-squared test between categories after inter-coder reliability test (reliability 0.96). Results : The articles of dental hygienist according to type of newspaper,‘ local newspaper’showed higher frequency than ‘metropolitan newspaper’. It mix ‘치과위생사’(42.3%), ‘치위생사’(49.4%), and ‘위생사’(3.9%) in use of name. The article pattern, ‘news’40.0%, ‘information·commentary’18.3%, ‘interview·man’15.8%, ‘special news’14.2% in metropolitan newspaper, then, ‘news’72.6%, ‘information·commentary’23.2% in local newspaper (p<0.05). Most plenty of subect is ‘administration·system’, and then ‘celebration’, ‘publicity’. It showed ‘seoul’was ‘information·commentary’, ‘country’was ‘administration·system’, ‘whole’was ‘legal duty’, ‘unrelated area’was ‘social·living’in the topic of article according to newsbeat(p<0.05). Conclusions : These results suggest that it is necessary to publicity name, duty of dental hygienist in metropolitan newspaper officially.

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