Convergence study of long-term care insurance system for elderly of awareness of middle-aged people and demand for dental services in the system

한국 중년층의 노인장기요양보험제도에 대한 인식과 구강보건진료에 대한 요구의 융합 연구

  • Park, Jeong-Ran (Department of General Health, Baekseok University) ;
  • Youn, Mi-Sun (Department of General Health, Baekseok University) ;
  • Choi, Yu-Ri (Department of dental hygiene, Hallym polytechnic University)
  • Received : 2018.05.04
  • Accepted : 2018.07.20
  • Published : 2018.07.28


The purpose of this study was to awareness of dental care services in the elderly long-term care insurance system and retirement preparation of middle-aged people. The survey respondents had a 56.1% saving for old age life, And showed a tendency to they don't like depend on one's family(41.8%), elderly care was intended to use facility services and nursing care. 36.7% of respondents answered "I know a little" about the system. Also, the need for dental care services within the system was high (98.5%), If the service is provided, 92.3% of the respondents said that they would participate, otherwise unrecognized rate of dental care services in long-term care insurance was 85.2%. Therefore, it is necessary to expand the awareness of the part of dental care service in the system. The results of this study can be used as basic data for the improvement of the system of dental care services in long-term care insurance for elderly.


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