International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pediatrics | India | Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018


The Impact of Planned Health Education on Knowledge and Practices of Oral Hygiene among Teachers in Selected Primary Schools of Karad Taluka

Dr. Sunita Tata [2] | Dr. P. M Durgawale | Dr. S. V. Kakade [3] | Simi Elsa Philip [10]


Abstract: Introduction Dental caries is public health problem in India. It is one of the most prevalent oral health diseases in India. Our society in its attitude toward dental health has been giving it less importance as compared to general health. Objective To assess the existing knowledge and practices and to determine the impact of planned health education on oral hygiene among teachers in selected primary school. Methodology Evaluative approach with quasi experimental one group pre test post test design was used.14 Zilla Parishad schools in rural area were selected with simple random sampling. Result Overall comparison of pre and post knowledge and practice score revealed significant improvement in post assessment (t =20.540, p


Keywords: planned health education, knowledge, practices, oral hygiene, teachers


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 7, July 2018,


Pages: 1263 - 1269


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