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Some of the soldiers oral care products usage and recognition

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2013, 13(1), pp.166-173
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry

심재숙 1 Jeong Min Seong 1

1서남대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives : The purpose of this study was to survey some soldiers oral care products along recognition, and thereby to identify possible correlations among those factors. Methods : Questionnaire survey was carried out targeting 272 soldiers. The collected data was performed frequency & percentage, fisher's exact test,chi-square test and multiple regression analysis. Results : Respondents approving the implementation of water fluoridation were 50.5%. The general factors of approval were age, education, Monthly household income. The knowledge factors of approval were experience of hearing of this program, the knowledge of the purpose of this program, the knowledge of the some regions in South Korea had been implement water fluoridation. The results of multiple logistic regression analysis were the awareness of oral health and the knowledge level of water fluoridation were related with this program approval. Conclusions : The study suggest that oral care products should be include in military dental health care program. In addition to development dental health programs each military unit is dental health care between Korean soldiers.

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