International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 10, Part C (2017)
Knowledge regarding oral hygiene among staff nurses and nursing students
Oral hygiene is very important inevitable part of personal hygiene, necessary to maintain a healthy life. Importance of oral hygiene has been followed since the organ period and even long back hence hygiene is embedded in Indian culture.
Aim: To compare the level of knowledge regarding oral hygiene among staff nurses and nursing students.
Material and method: Study conducted by using the descriptive design, using Convenience sampling technique.
Statistical Analysis Used: The collected data was organized, tabulated, analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics based on the objectives of the study.
Results and Conclusion: The study results reveals that level of knowledge of staff nurses regarding oral hygiene, 1(6.7 %) of staff nurses have inadequate knowledge, 10(66.7%) of staff nurses have moderate knowledge and 4(26.6%) of staff nurses have adequate knowledge and the level of knowledge of student nurses regarding oral hygiene In this 10(66.7%) of student nurses have inadequate knowledge, 4(26.6%) of student nurses have moderate knowledge and 1(6.7%) of staff nurses have adequate knowledge.
How to cite this article:
K Ramya, Athira Babu, Indira S, Suganya, Dadam Revathi, Samhita Jyothi. Knowledge regarding oral hygiene among staff nurses and nursing students. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(10):153-155.