The North Kalimantan Province is a developing area, especially in Desa Pembeliangan, there is no oral health data, economic and education condition still need to be concerned. The aimed of this study is to know the difference of tooth brushing behavior in children aged 5-8-year-old before and after the education given for 21 days. The method was conducted in this research was use quasi-experimental with pretest and posttest design. All data were analysis with Wilcoxon test and Chi-Square test. The result of this study shown that the correlation between plaque score and knowledge, attitudes and actions was significant p=0.000. The correlation between the initial plaque score to the total amount of knowledge, attitudes, and early action was not significant with p=0.909, while after 21 days tooth brushing every day was shown that the significant correlation between plaque score and the total amount of knowledge, attitudes, and the final action with p = 0.041. The significant different of tooth brushing behavior in children aged 5-8-year-old before and after 21 days education was given, by decreasing of plaque score, and increasing on knowledge, attitudes, and actions of all children aged 5-8-year-old.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Journal of International Dental and Medical Research|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2017|
- Aged 5-8 year-old
- Plaque score