The Effect of Educational Video on COVID-19 and Dental Emergency Literacy among Students during Pandemic Era

Herry Novrinda, Risqa Rina Darwita, Khumaira Adienia Subagyo

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Objectives To determine (1) the level of knowledge regarding COVID-19 and dental emergency (DE) along with the factors that might be associated (2) with the effect of educational video on the level of knowledge among nondental students. Materials and Methods This online pre-experimental study used an educational video regarding COVID-19 and DE with a one-group pretest-posttest design toward the undergraduate nondental students (n = 363) from six public universities in West Java Province, Indonesia, aged 18 to 22 years. A Google Form was used and convenience sampling was undertaken. Statistical Analysis The chi-squared, Mann-Whitney, Wilcoxon, and Spearman correlation tests were performed. Cohen's d effect size was used to assess the effect of videos. Results Most of the respondents were females around 20.36 ± 0.94 years. There is a statistically significant difference between the pre- and posttest knowledge score for COVID-19 (p <0.001) and DE (p <0.001). The with dental school group had a significantly higher pretest score in DE literacy than the without dental school group. There is a significantly positive linear relationship between the frequency of watching videos and the posttest score. The effect size was 1.03 and 0.8 for COVID-19 and DE, respectively. The majority of students agreed (agree and very agree) with all statements regarding video education. Conclusions The level of knowledge regarding COVID-19 and DE increased from 5.30 to 6.75 and 6.58 to 8.02, respectively. The associated factors were the type of university and the frequency of watching videos. Educational intervention seems to have a great effect in increasing the knowledge of nondental students.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)150-154
Number of pages5
JournalEuropean Journal of Dentistry
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • COVID-19
  • dental emergency
  • educational video
  • indonesia
  • knowledge


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