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Relations between oral health status and subjective oral health recognition in Korean adolescents (한국 청소년의 구강건강 실태와 주관적 구강건강인식의 관련성)

  • Lee, Dong-Geon;Yoo, Wang-Keun
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.15 no.4
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    • pp.593-602
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    • 2015
  • Objectives: The purpose of the study is to investigate the relations between oral health status and subjective oral health recognition in Korean adolescents. Methods: The survey data were extracted from the 2012 Korea National Oral Health Survey from June to November, 2012. The survey consisted of oral checkup data and the oral health interviewing data of 9,981 adolescents(5,335 male, 4,646 female) by proportional distribution. The questionnaire included general objective oral health status and subjective oral health recognition. The subjective oral health recognition consisted of general characteristics of the subjects, oral health status, oral health behavior, and subjective oral health recognition. Results: According to multiple regression analysis for the relations between general characteristics and subjective oral health recognition, subjective health recognition, the influencing factors were gender, age, the number of tooth brushing per day, intake of snacks and carbonated drinks, regular oral examination, decayed teeth (DT), missing teeth (MT,) and DMFT. Conclusions: The routine oral checkup is the most important method to improve the oral health management in the adolescents. The continuing oral health improvement project must be implemented based on the law and will keep the adolescents in good oral health status.

Relationship between subjective recognition for oral health with oral health status in HBsAg positive carriers (B형간염표면항원 양성자의 주관적 구강건강인식과 구강건강상태와의 관련성)

  • Kang, Eun-Ju
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.14 no.4
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    • pp.563-570
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    • 2014
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship of subjective recognition for oral health in HBsAg positive carriers based on the data of the $5^{th}$ National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Methods : A statistical package SPSS 21.0 was used to analyze the relationship between oral health status and subjective oral health awareness based on data of the $5^{th}$ National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Results : The subjective poor oral health was found in those who had mastication and speaking discomfort and those having dental prosthesis. Conclusions : The respondents considered themselves to be in poor oral health when the subjective systemic health status and objective oral health status were worse.

Influences of health behaviors and perceived oral symptoms on subjective oral health status (건강행위 및 주관적 구강증상이 주관적 구강건강상태에 미치는 영향)

  • Won, Young-Soon;Park, So-Young
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.13 no.5
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    • pp.787-795
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    • 2013
  • Objectives : The aim of the study is to investigate the possible influences of health behaviors and oral symptoms on subjective oral health status and to provide basic data for the development of oral health education programs. Methods : Subjects were 274 nursing home workers in Jeollabukdo, Korea. A self- reported survey was carried out. Results : Eighty four persons (30.7%) subjectively perceived their subjective oral health was good in the meanwhile forty nine persons (17.9%) reported poor oral health status. Health behaviors had much influence on their subjective oral health status. Good subjective oral health status coincided with quitting od smoking and drinking alcohol. Periodontal diseases and dental caries, and tooache had bad influences on subjective oral health status. Conclusions : Quitting program for smoking and drinking alcohol will make the nursing home workers in good healthy oral health status.

Effects of Oral Health Education Experience on Subjective Oral Health Level of Elderly in Some Area (일부지역의 노인에서 구강보건교육 경험이 주관적 구강건강수준에 미치는 영향)

  • Sung, Mi-Ae;Choi, Sung-Suk;Lee, Yun-Hui
    • Journal of Korean Clinical Health Science
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    • v.7 no.2
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    • pp.1298-1307
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    • 2019
  • Purpose. This study was to correlations between oral health education experience and subjective oral health level of elderly in Yeongnam region. Methods. The data were collected from 254 elderly in Yeongnam region. Data analysis was performed using cross Analysis, t-test(One-way ANOVA), logistic regression by SPSS WIN 17.0 program. Results. According to the general characteristics of the study subjects, 42.8% of those under 75 years and 57.2% of those over 75 years of age had never been educated, 50.7% of living expenses less than 1 million won and 37.3% of those below 2 million won had never received oral health education (p<.05). The differences in subjective oral health levels with or without oral health education experience showed higher limitations of function and impairment of social psychic function in the elderly with no experience than those with oral health education experience(p<.05). Correlation between oral health education experience and subjective health level of the elderly showed a positive relationship with each factor, meaning that the subjective oral health level was higher with oral health education(p<.05). Subjective oral health levels for functional limitations or social and psychological disorders were high in the elderly without oral health education(p<.05). Conclusion. Considering the impact of oral health education experience on the subjective oral health level of the elderly as above, we should develop various continuous and systematic programs that can increase prevention and post-education practices for the increase of education beneficiaries through diverse approaches to enhance their usability.

Relationship of oral health behavior to subjective oral health status and the DMFT index in Korean adults (한국 성인의 구강보건행태와 주관적인 구강건강인지 및 우식경험영구치지수와의 관련성)

  • Jang, Yun-Jung;Kim, Nam-Song
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.11 no.4
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    • pp.499-509
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    • 2011
  • Objectives : The purpose of this study was to provide some information on down-to-earth oral health policy to improve the systemic health involving oral health and the quality of life in Korean adults. Methods : The third-year data of the 4th National Health and Nutrition Survey in 2009 were analyzed, and $x^2$(Chi-square) test was carried out to see whether there would be any gaps in subjective oral health status according to demographic characteristics, systemic health state, frequency of eating between meals and oral health behavior. In terms of the DMFT index, one-way ANOVA was utilized, and then Scheffe post-hoc analysis was conducted. Besides, multiple regression analysis was made to grasp the relationship of oral health behavior to subjective oral health state and the DMFT index. Results : The demographic characteristics, systemic health status and oral health behavior had a significant relationship to both of subjective oral health status and the DMFT index. As a result of analyzing the relationship of oral health behavior to subjective oral health state and the DMFT index, the subfactors of oral health behavior exerted a significant independent influence on subjective oral health status and the DMFT index. Conclusions : The findings of the study suggest that in order to promote the oral health of adults, preventive measures should be taken, and systematic oral health education should be provided. As there is an increase in the elderly population in Korea, the successful implementation of senior oral health plans and the development of oral health programs geared toward adults are both required.

Correlation analysis of factors and the geriatric oral health-related quality of life in Gumi (구미 일부지역 노인의 구강건강관련 삶의 질 수준과 요인간 상관관계 분석)

  • Kim, Han-Na;Ku, In-Young;Moon, Seon-Jeong
    • Journal of Korean society of Dental Hygiene
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    • v.12 no.5
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    • pp.1039-1048
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    • 2012
  • Objectives : The objective of this paper is to clarify the factors of the geriatric oral health influencing oral health-related quality of life by using the contracted OHIP-14 tool. Methods : This research conducted individual interview for 177 seniors using senior citizen center by using structured questionnaires. SAS(Ver.9.2) Program was used for the collected data to perform frequency analysis, reliability and scale analysis, t-test, ANOVA, correlation analysis and multiple regression analysis. Results : The oral health-related quality of life level related to oral health according to the demographical characteristics showed that it was better in case that they are younger, married, more educated and have more living expenses. Except for age, oral health-related quality of life was connected to scholastic achievement, living expenses, subjective health condition and subjective oral health condition. The factors influencing the oral health condition were subjective health condition, marriage, scholastic achievement, living expenses, age and sex. As the subjective health condition is better, in case of cohabitation of only a couple and as the age or scholastic achievement is higher and the living expenses are more, the oral health condition was better. The factors influencing oral health-related quality of life were subjective oral health condition, marriage, sex, subjective health condition, scholastic achievement and living expenses. As the subjective oral health condition and health condition were better and in case of sole living and cohabitation of only a couple, male's oral health-related quality of life was higher. Conclusions : It is considered that because the geriatric oral health condition becomes an important factor to oral health-related quality of life, the development of the geriatric oral health business and the geriatric heal education program to maintain and improve oral health is required and the activation of the oral health insurance policy for preventive dental service is necessary.

Relationships between Oral Health Management Behavior and Subjective Oral Health Perception and Oral Acid Production in Small and Medium Industry Workers (중소 산업장 근로자의 구강건강관리행태 및 주관적 구강건강인식과 구강 내 산생성도와의 관련성)

  • Heo, Seong-Eun
    • Journal of Convergence for Information Technology
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    • v.9 no.3
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    • pp.90-97
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    • 2019
  • In order to identify relationships between oral health management behavior and subjective oral health perception and oral acid production in small and medium industry workers, an examination on oral acid production and a survey were conducted. As a result, the subjective oral health status, which is subjective oral health perception, was found to have a significant effect on oral acid production, and the worse the subjective oral health status was, the higher the oral acid production was. As the subjective oral health perception is expected to be helpful for the development of industrial oral health programs to improve oral health of workers, organizational and institutional efforts for industrial oral health education will be necessary for improvement of subjective oral health perception of workers.

Aseessment of the quality of life related to oral health of middle students in some area (일부지역 중학생의 구강건강관련 삶의 질 평가)

  • Jung, Yong-Hee;Bae, Sung-Suk;Jang, Jong-Hwa;Kim, Suk-Hyang
    • The Journal of Korean Society for School & Community Health Education
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    • v.14 no.1
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    • pp.49-60
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    • 2013
  • Objectives: The main purpose of this study was to examine factors contributing the quality of life related to oral heath such as level of oral health knowledge, subjective knowledge on oral health, awareness of oral health and OHIP-14, and furthermore to analyze any relations among these factors. Methods: The questionnaire survey was carried out on a convenience sample of 230 middle school students at the selected middle school in Chungcheongnam-do. T-test and one-way ANOVA and correlation test were conducted over the collected datas using SPSS 12.0(SPSS 12.0 KOR for Windows, SPSS Inc, Chicago, USA). Results: The results of the study are as follows: 1. 6.38 was average score for oral health knowledge and 10.0 was the maximum. Subjective oral health awareness scored of average 2.99 with maximum of 5.0. OHIP-14 corresponded to average 4.30 and maximum 5.0. 2. Different level of oral heath knowledge was resulted from that of education, which means the greater level of oral health knowledge indicated greater awareness of oral health. 3. OHIP-14 was higher for those who lived with their parents than those who in did not(P=0.012). 4. There exhibits a proportional relationship between subjective awareness of oral health and OHIP-14(r=0.297). Conclusion: It was found that subjective awareness of oral health partially influences to OHIP-14. In other words, subjective awareness of oral health has an effect on the quality of life related to oral health. Hence, there needs more effort on oral health education and oral disorder prevention activities in order to improve subjective awareness of oral health.

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Subjective Oral Health Status of the Elderly and Social Impact Efficacy (노인의 주관적 구강건강상태가 사회적 효능감에 미치는 영향)

  • Noh, Eun-Mi;Back, Jong-Uk
    • Journal of dental hygiene science
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    • v.10 no.4
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    • pp.233-239
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    • 2010
  • The study of the elderly and poor oral status interpersonal relationships and smooth social life limited to give is the social alienation and isolation, promoting to having problems with a sense of the elderly subjective oral health status and social efficacy affects whether analyzed. 1. Subjective oral health status authoring feel healthy food disorders, toothache, periodontal problems, tmj pain, dry mouth, bad breath symptoms such as 'sometimes' 'often' than a 'no' if you appear to be a highly subjective and social efficacy Efficacy of oral health status and social influence were more (p<0.01). 2. Subjective oral health status of the seven kinds of sub-variable that oral health status, food authoring disorders, toothache, gum disease, jaw joint or more, dry mouth, bad breath instantly and look at the relationship between social efficacy oral health status, ability of mastication, pain in oral, gum disease, tmj pain, dry mouth, presence of halitosis than positive (+) was correlated.

Correlation between oral-related appearance satisfaction and subjective oral health status of college students (대학생의 구강관련 외모만족도와 주관적 구강건강 상태의 관련성)

  • Bae, Sung-Suk;Noh, Hie-Jin
    • The Journal of Korean Society for School & Community Health Education
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    • v.14 no.2
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    • pp.85-92
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    • 2013
  • Objectives: The purpose of this study is to examine correlation between subjective oral health status and oral-related appearance satisfaction of college students. 100 college students at a college located in Gyeonggi-do participated in the survey, oral examinations, and self-rated oral hygiene management ability tests. The data was then analyzed accordingly. Methods: Frequency test and chi-square statistical analysis were conducted on general characteristics and subjective oral health status, and SAS version 9.2 was used. Results: As a result of this study, students' subjective perceptions about oral health had positive correlation with oral-related appearance(p <0.05). It is noteworthy that those who responded on 'satisfactory' oral health status indicated that 16% 'unsatisfactory', 28% 'average' and 68% 'satisfactory' on oral-related appearance. Students' self-rated oral hygiene management ability and irregular teeth conditions were also found relevant in causing discomfort in interpersonal activities, whereas students responded 'satisfactory', 0.00%; 'average', 31.82%; 'unsatisfactory' 68.18% (p <0.05). Conclusion: This study suggests that oral-related appearance can have an impact on oral health status and that oral-related appearance can be a contributing factor to improve oral health status and therefore results in promotion of general health. In the future, further research should be considered about perception on oral-related appearance, oral health status and any resulting behavior changes.

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