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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 7)

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Page : 1263-1269

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

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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

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