Convergence effect on oral Health Awareness of Oral Health Education and oral Health Knowledge of Early Childhood Education

유아교육학과 학생의 구강보건교육과 구강보건지식이 구강보건인식에 융합적으로 미치는 영향

Yoon, Sung-Uk

  • Received : 2018.10.01
  • Accepted : 2019.01.20
  • Published : 2019.01.28


This Convergence study aimed to analyze the oral health education, oral health awareness and oral health knowledge of early childhood education' students. Questionnaire survey on the of five universities early childhood education' 314 students in Daegu and Gyeongbuk provinces. Average score of oral health awareness was 3.62, which was high female students, 3rd grade, athlete, high case on oral health condition perception and childhood oral health education experience. Oral health knowledge correct answer of 15 items was average 9.63, which was higher female students, 3rd grade, nonsmokers, have received childhood oral health education, responded to the need for childhood oral health education. Regression analysis showed that Y (oral health awareness) = 2.350 + 0.242 (exercise) +0.387 (oral health education) +0.134 (childhood oral health education experience) +0.067 (oral health knowledge). In order to promote infants oral health of department of Early Childhood Education, it would be necessary to develop the systematic programs to perform the childhood oral health education.


Oral health education;Oral health knowledge;Oral health awareness;Early childhood education;convergence


Supported by : Gimcheon University