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Relationship between sedentary behavior and oral health factors in adolescents

  • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
  • Abbr : J Korean Soc Dent Hyg
  • 2022, 22(4), pp.307-314
  • DOI : 10.13065/jksdh.20220034
  • Publisher : Korean Society of Dental Hygiene
  • Research Area : Medicine and Pharmacy > Dentistry
  • Received : July 11, 2022
  • Accepted : August 15, 2022
  • Published : August 30, 2022

sin young Park 1

1송원대학교

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ABSTRACT

Objectives: This study aims to determine the relationship between sedentary behavior and oral health factors in adolescents. Methods: Based on the data from the online survey on youth health behaviors, general characteristics, sedentary behavior was classified as practiced for less than 2 hours, and not practiced for more than 2 hours, and oral health was classified brush teeth after lunch, sealant, oral symptoms. The analysis methods were complex frequency analysis, complex chi-square test, and complex logistic regression analysis. Results: In case of brush teeth after lunch during the week, those who practiced it was 1,025 times higher than those who did not practice it, and in the case of oral symptoms practice was 0.915 times lower than not practice. As a result of adjusted general characteristics, for brushing teeth after lunch during the week, practice was 1,090 times higher than no practice. Conclusions: The relationship between sedentary behavior and oral health behavior and oral symptoms could be confirmed. Therefore oral health promotion programs according to sedentary behavior are needed to promote oral health for adolescents.

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