Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Oral Health among Families with Preschool Children in an Urban Poor Community in Metro Manila
AUTHOR : Maritess Oliveros-Villarico, DDM, Aurorita T. Roldan
INFORMATION : page. 35~53 / 2008 Vol.2 No.1
The knowledge, attitudes and practices in oral health of families with preschool
Filipino children of selected communities in urban Metro Manila were explored. One
hundred thirty-two randomly selected children were examined and interviewed as
well as their parents. Results were correlated with parents\' educational attainment.
Results revealed that parents had adequate knowledge in oral health, had desirable
attitudes but practices were not congruent with them. Moreover, the parents\' considerably
high educational attainment does not correlate with the knowledge, attitudes, and
practices in oral health of their families. The results may be used in developing programs
that may educate parents of the growing urban poor in Metro Manila on how to
better attend to the oral health care of their children.
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