Relationship between Socio-Economic Aspects and Education Level of Group Ages 18-25 towards Teeth-Brushing Habit

Authors

  • Indriasari Putri Rahmadhany
  • Aulia Ramadhani
  • Abigail Reyhan Kesuma
  • Riska Nur Arifianti P.N
  • Nada Fajrina
  • Nadhia S. Latuamury

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2755

Keywords:

Education, Socio-economy, teeth-brushing habit

Abstract

Background: Dental and oral health problems in the community can arise due to behavioral factors or
attitudes ignoring oral and dental hygiene. The level of education and the factors that affect children’s own
dental health have been presented in various studies.
Objective: To analyze the relationship between socio-economic aspects and the level of education of people
aged 18-25 years towards the habit of brushing teeth in the city of Surabaya.
Method: This type of research is an observational analytic study with a design using a cross sectional
study approach. In this study, related data were collected regarding the relationship between education and
socioeconomic levels of the age range of 18-25 years on the habit of brushing properly taken at the same
time.
Results: There was no significant relationship between education and socio-economic level with the habit
of brushing teeth.
Conclusion: It was concluded that there was no significant relationship between education level with the
habit of brushing teeth and the relationship of socioeconomic level with the habit of brushing teeth.

Author Biographies

Indriasari Putri Rahmadhany

Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga

Aulia Ramadhani

Graduate Student of Health
Administration and Policy, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga,Department of Dental Public Health,
Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga

Abigail Reyhan Kesuma

Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga

Riska Nur Arifianti P.N

Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga

Nada Fajrina

Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga

Nadhia S. Latuamury

Undergraduate Student, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Universitas Airlangga

Published

2021-03-12

How to Cite

Indriasari Putri Rahmadhany, Aulia Ramadhani, Abigail Reyhan Kesuma, Riska Nur Arifianti P.N, Nada Fajrina, & Nadhia S. Latuamury. (2021). Relationship between Socio-Economic Aspects and Education Level of Group Ages 18-25 towards Teeth-Brushing Habit. Medico Legal Update, 21(2), 645-648. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v21i2.2755

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