A Study on Parent's Consciousness in regard to School-based Comprehensive Oral Health Care Program

학부모의 학교계속구강건강관리사업에 관한 의식조사 연구

  • Kim, Soo-Kyung (Department of Dental Hygiene, Dongnam health College)
  • 김수경 (동남보건대학 치위생과)
  • Published : 2003.12.30

Abstract

This study was pursued for the sake of gathering fundamental information to implement school-based comprehensive oral health care program and for planning oral health care program in consideration of parents. The following results were obtained by investigation of consciousness and favor level of 215 parents, who have elementary school children, regarding school-based comprehensive oral health care program. 1. It appears that many parents are not knowledgeable about school-based comprehensive oral health care program. There were significant differences between recognition level of school-based comprehensive oral health care program and age(PE0.05). 2. The parents acquired information about school-based comprehensive oral health care program; 58.7% by their children, 11.2% by mass-media, 10.0% by dentists and 3.7% by dental hygienists. 3. Most parents are in favor of school-based comprehensive oral health care program (96.7%). 4. Many parents(63.7%) prefer that social security law should budget for oral health care program. There were significant differences by sex(PE0.05) and age(PE0.01) As most parents are not so conscious of school-based comprehensive oral health care program, appropriate education program for dentists, dental hygienists and parents should be developed urgently.