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Convergent relationship between oral health knowledge, oral health behavior, oral health literacy in Some Foreign Women

일부 외국인 여성의 구강보건지식, 구강보건행태, 구강건강문해력의 융합적 관계

Jang, Sun-Ju;Park, Young-Nam
장선주;박영남

  • Received : 2018.12.26
  • Accepted : 2019.04.20
  • Published : 2019.04.28

Abstract

This study aims to measure the oral health literacy of foreign women and to find out the association between oral health knowledge, oral health behavior and oral health literacy. The subjects of the study were surveyed by 248 foreign women in some areas of Gyeongbuk from June 2018 to September 2018. The results of the study showed that the verbal oral health literacy was significantly different in age, education level, and korean residence period, and functional oral health literacy in marriage, education level, and length of residence in korea. In order to promote oral health literacy of foreign women, an effective oral health program has been developed to change oral health knowledge and oral health behavior

Keywords

Oral Health Behavior;Oral Health Knowledge;Oral Health Literacy;Convergence;Foreign Women

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Gimcheon University