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Influence of working environment on infection control activities in dental hygienists
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Influence of working environment on infection control activities in dental hygienists
Choi, Eun-Mi; Noh, Hie-Jin; Chung, Won-Gyun; Mun, So-Jung;
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Objectives: The objective of the study was to infection control by analyzing the influence of working environment on infection control activities in the dental hygienists. Methods: The cross-sectional study was based on a survey on a total of 377 dental hygienists working in dental settings. Multiple linear regression analysis was performed to examine the relationship of general characteristics and infection control activities. All statistical analyses were performed using the SPSS for Windows version 20.0, and p<0.05 was considered to be significant. Results: Predictive powers(
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