본문 바로가기
  • Home

Knowledge about hepatitis B among dental hygiene students in one college

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2009, 9(1), pp.207-215
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

박지혜 1 김혜영 2 권현숙 1

1마산대학교
2동의대학교

Candidate

ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study was to evaluate knowledge and differences about hepatitis B among dental hygiene students in Masan university. The study surveyed by means of self-administered questionnaire consisted 193 of them. The converted score of knowledge of hepatitis B among 1st and 2nd grade students was 61.3(±22.4) and 73.1(±18.3) point respectively if 100 point for all statements were correctly answered. They have a good understanding of knowledge of hepatitis B except air bone infection and transmission by fomites. There is no differences of knowledge about hepatitis B according to socio-economic factor like father’s education, mother’s education and income. In conclusion, dental hygiene students should be educated more about hepatitis B.

Citation status

* References for papers published after 2022 are currently being built.