Convergence correlation of oral health behavior and planned behavior theory variables before and after oral health education

구강건강교육 전후에 구강건강행동과 계획된 행동이론 변수들과의 융합적 상관관계 연구

Kim, Han-Hong;Kim, Seon-Rye

  • Received : 2019.01.28
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28


This study was performed to determine correlation on oral health behavior and variables of planned behavior theory before and after oral health education. 62 male inpatient alcoholics conducted the structured self-administered questionnaires, and subjects were taken oral health education for 4 weeks. To analysis data, the correlation analysis was conducted. The education group showed a significant positive correlation with oral health behavior and behavior intention, attitude toward behavior, subjective norm, perceive behavior control after oral health education. The relevant variables after the oral health education displayed a higher correlation coefficient and relation in the education group. It suggested an evidence that regular oral health education should be applied to promote oral health for alcoholic inpatients.


Inpatient alcoholics;Oral health behavior;Oral Health Education;Theory of Planned Behavior(TPB);Convergence Correlation