Factors Related to Dental Caries on Elementary School Students in Badung Regency – Indonesia

Senjaya, Asep Arifin and Sirat, Ni Made and Wirata, I Nyoman Factors Related to Dental Caries on Elementary School Students in Badung Regency – Indonesia. Journal Of Medical Science and Clinical Research, 7 (12). pp. 1-7. ISSN 2455-0450

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Caries, dental and oral disease affects 90% of school-age children. Badung regency occupied fourth position of the populations with dental problem in past 12 months. The data shows only 3.6% of Badung population who behaved properly in brushing. Badung regency economically has the highest local revenues in Bali. The objective of this research is to understand the factors associated with dental caries in primary school students in Badung. This research type is quantitative- qualitative, conducted from July to September 2016. The sample was 252 students, selected by multistage random sampling. The result showed 71% of students belong to very high, high, and moderate caries; 64.8% of students belongs to low sosio-economic category and 89.7% of students need guidance in brushing. The results show there is no relationship between the variables of socio-economic category with a classification of dental caries proven by sig value results in 0.552. There is a relationship between variables of behavior criteria in brushing with dental caries classification with sig. value of 0.000. There is a relationship between school dental health (UKGS) with the classification of dental caries with sig. value of 0.001. Multivariate analysis shows sub variable UKGS category 1 and sub variable category 2 are associated with dental caries,

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Behaviour, children, dental caries, factors; related.
Subjects: R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: Jurusan Keperawatan Gigi
Depositing User: Ni Made Sirat
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2020 03:50
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2020 03:51
URI: http://repository.poltekkes-denpasar.ac.id/id/eprint/3479

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