청소년의 구강질환증상에 영향 요인 연구
A Study on Factors Affecting Oral Disease Symptoms in Adolescents
- 김선숙(Sun-Sook Kim) 윤혜정(Hye-Jeong Youn)
- 제9권 제4호
- 85 - 91 (7 pages)
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors affecting oral diseases symptoms in Korean adolescents. Methods: Chi-square test and logistic regression analysis were performed using complex sampling to determine the effect of oral symptom experience using the 16th Korean adolescent risk behavior web-based survey. Results: Oral symptom experience was affected by sex (female), educational stage (middle school), drinking and smoking habit, low brushing frequency, stress, suicidal thoughts, depression, and loneliness. Conclusions: To ensure proper oral care among Korean adolescents, regular oral health education is imperative.