Hubungan Pengetahuan dan Sikap Anak Kelas V terhadap terjadinya Karies Gigi di SD Negeri 131 Palembang

Hardika, Bangun Dwi (2018) Hubungan Pengetahuan dan Sikap Anak Kelas V terhadap terjadinya Karies Gigi di SD Negeri 131 Palembang. Jurnal Kesehatan Saelmakers Perdana, 1 (2). pp. 111-115. ISSN 2615-6571

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Health is the most important thing in people life, physically and mentally. Besides body’s health in general teeth and mouth health also must get special attention, because teeth and mouth health affects body’s health. Dental caries is a pathological process that occurs because of the interaction of factors inside and outside factors such as behavioral factors, knowledge and attitudes toward maintenance of teeth and mouth. The research aimed to understand the relationship between knowledge and attitude of grade V students of 131 elementary school Palembang toward the teeth caries. The method used in this research is analitical method by using cross sectional design, taking samples technique by using total population way and the samples are 167 student of grade V. From The result of this study it was know that, 33.5% of children who have a low knowledge, 43.1% of children have negative attitudes and 59.3% of children experienced dental caries. From Chi square test results showed no relationship between knowledge of children with dental caries with p value of 0.036; there is a correlation between the attitudes of children with dental ceries with p value, 0.000. In order to decrease the number of teeth caries among students, it is hoped that school make a school teeth health unit (UKGS) and some mediators and teachers need to make a teeth health socialization so that the students can get more knowledge about teeth and mout health.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pengetahuan, Sikap dan Karies Gigi
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Journal Publications > Profession Ners Study Program
Depositing User: Bangun Dwi Hardika
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2018 03:55
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2024 07:09

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