A Convergence Study on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Service requirements of Dental hygiene students on Dementia

치위생(학)과 학생의 치매에 대한 지식, 태도 및 서비스 요구에 대한 융합연구

  • 박신영 (송원대학교 치위생학과)
  • Received : 2019.03.18
  • Accepted : 2019.06.20
  • Published : 2019.06.28


This study was to investigate the supporting about knowledge, attitudes and service requirements of dental hygiene students on dementia. According to a survey of 200 students in some local dental hygiene, there were positive correlations between attitude and service requirements(r=.59 p=.000) about dementia. The factors of convergence on service requirements for dementia have been shown to be significant in attitude. Therefore, training content and courses are needed to instill diverse service content and positive attitude about dementia for dental hygiene students to provide.


Service requirements;Knowledge;Dementia;Dental hygiene;Attitudes

Table 1. Frequency of correct and incorrect answers on dementia knowledge

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Table 2. Scores of attitude and service requirements toward dementia

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Table 4. Correlations among dementia knowledge, attitude, service requirements

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Table 3. Knowledge, attitude and service requirements about dementia according to general characteristics

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Table 5. The convergence effects of service requirements about dementia

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