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The relationship between frequency of tooth brushing and hand washing in Korea adolescent

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2013, 13(1), pp.82-88
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

진혜정 1 LEE, YOUNGEUN 2 안상헌 2 JIN, MYOUNG UK 1 최순례 3 Keun Bae Song ORD ID 1 CHOI YOUN HEE ORD ID 1

1경북대학교
2대구보건대학교
3대구광역시 남구보건소

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the hand washing management and tooth brushing frequency. Methods : The subjects in this study were 7,285 adults who were selected from the third-year(2009) raw data of the fourth national health & nutrition survey. Results : The mean frequency of daily toothbrushing was 3.35. Increases the frequency of both toothbrushing and hand washing with higher grade class. The higher the tooth brushing frequency, the intention of hand washing management at school and home was more increased. Conclusions : This study can contribute to the general health and oral health promotion.

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