DESCRIPTION OF DENTAL AND ORAL HEALTH STATUS OF STREET CHILDREN IN BANDUNG

  • Neng Syifa Syariatilah Poltekkes Kemenkes Bandung
  • Sri Mulyanti Poltekkes Kemenkes Bandung
  • Isa Insanuddin Poltekkes Kemenkes Bandung
  • Irwan Supriyanto Poltekkes Kemenkes Bandung

Abstract

Street children are children who spend most of his time on the streets to work, play or activities of another. Street children live in the streets because of the dumped or get dumped from the family who is not able to bear the burden because of poverty, most of the time spent on the streets, so to pay attention to the health of the teeth and mouth are very limited. This research aims to know the description of the status of the health of the teeth and the mouth on the street children in Bandung. This type of research is descriptive research. The study population was all street children in Bandung. The research sample was taken by purposive sampling technique with a total sample of 16 people. After that, the resulting data processed and presented in the form of frequency distribution tables. The results showed that the average Index of oral hygiene on street children in Bandung City has the criteria of OHI-S bad (56,25%), The DMF-T on street children Bandung has averaged 7.4 DMF-T with very high criteria, meaning that each child of the streets, with an average of 7-8 caries on teeth permanent.

Published
2020-07-16
How to Cite
SYARIATILAH, Neng Syifa et al. DESCRIPTION OF DENTAL AND ORAL HEALTH STATUS OF STREET CHILDREN IN BANDUNG. Jurnal Kesehatan Siliwangi, [S.l.], v. 1, n. 1, p. 237-243, july 2020. Available at: <https://juriskes.com/index.php/jks/article/view/1634>. Date accessed: 04 aug. 2020.

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