Analysis of Convergence Factors Affecting Interpersonal Competence of among Dental Hygiene Students

일부 치위생과 학생들의 대인관계 유능성에 영향을 미치는 융합적 요인 분석

  • Seong, Mi-Gyung (Department of Dental Hygiene, Masan University) ;
  • Lee, Yu-Hee (Department of Dental Hygiene, Masan University) ;
  • Yun, Jung-Won (Department of Dental Hygiene, Dong-Eui University)
  • Received : 2019.11.26
  • Accepted : 2020.02.20
  • Published : 2020.02.28


Dental hygienists students are required to be able to interact and maintain relationships with dentists and patients. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify the relations affecting interpersonal competence of some dental hygiene students, and to provide the necessary data for nurturing competent dental hygienists. The survey was conducted on 293 dental hygiene students in M university. The level of significance was .05 and the statistical program was SPSS win 25.0. As a result of interpersonal competence according to general characteristics and interpersonal characteristics, significant results were found in the degree of human relations and new environmental adaptability. As a result of correlation analysis between subvariables of interpersonal competence, all showed significant positive correlation. Factors affecting interpersonal competence showed significant positive effects on the degree of human relationship(p=.019) and the new environmental adaptability(p=.001). Interpersonal competence are important in the clinic. Therefore, a convergent analysis of the factors influencing is required.


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