HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN KESEHATAN GIGI MULUT DENGAN STATUS KEBERSIHAN RONGGA MULUT PADA LANSIA

  • Desi Sandra Sari Bagian Periodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
  • Yuliana Mahdiyah Daat Arina Bagian Periodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
  • Tantin Ermawati Bagian Biomedik Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember

Abstract

Oral health among elderly people needs a specially attention because it will affect their general health. A good knowledge of oral hygiene is essential to prevent oral disease. Therefor maintenance of oral hygiene was the best way to maintain the health condition of the elderly people. The purpose of this research was to determine the correlation between oral health knowledge of elderly people with oral health status in the working area of
Puskesmas Kalisat Jember. This study was observasional research on 80 elderly people aged 50-70 years old who came to 12 elderly posyandu of Puskesmas Kalisat Jember. Data were collected by structured questionnaires about oral health knowledge and clinical examination to determine oral hygiene status based on Oral Hygiene Index-simplified (OHIS). Pearson correlation was used for statistical analysis. Most of participant demontrated
oral health knowledge score as sufficient category (52,5%) and the oral hygiene status was moderate (57,5%). The correlation between the level of oral health knowledge with OHI-S index was significant (p< 0,05). Among elderly people, the knowledge of oral health correlated with the oral hygiene.


Keywords: elderly, dental health, Index OHI-S, Puskesmas Kalisat Jember

Author Biographies

Desi Sandra Sari, Bagian Periodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
Bagian Periodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
Yuliana Mahdiyah Daat Arina, Bagian Periodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
Bagian Periodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
Tantin Ermawati, Bagian Biomedik Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
Bagian Biomedik Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Jember
Published
2015-03-01
How to Cite
SARI, Desi Sandra; ARINA, Yuliana Mahdiyah Daat; ERMAWATI, Tantin. HUBUNGAN PENGETAHUAN KESEHATAN GIGI MULUT DENGAN STATUS KEBERSIHAN RONGGA MULUT PADA LANSIA. IKESMA, [S.l.], v. 11, n. 1, mar. 2015. ISSN 2684-7035. Available at: <https://jurnal.unej.ac.id/index.php/IKESMA/article/view/4349>. Date accessed: 27 sep. 2020.
Section
Epidemiologi