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Table 3

Awareness and Necessity of Dementia National Responsibility System Oral Health Items by Participants according to Dementia Self-Test Group (n=155)

   VariableDementia stagep

No memory problem (n=67)Pre-dementia (n=75)Dementia entry (n=13)
Awareness of dementia national responsibility0.146
 Know18 (26.9)20 (26.7)7 (53.8)
 Do not know49 (73.1)55 (73.3)6 (46.2)
What kind of media did you got information from0.301
 Do not know48 (71.6)55 (73.3)6 (46.2)
 TV9 (13.4)10 (13.3)5 (38.5)
 Newspaper3 (4.5)4 (5.3)1 (7.7)
 Internet4 (6.0)1 (1.3)1 (7.7)
 Etc.3 (4.5)5 (6.7)0 (0)
Necessity of dementia national responsibility0.036
 No need2 (3.0)8 (10.7)0 (0)
 Normal13 (19.4)8 (10.7)2 (15.4)
 Need52 (77.6)59 (78.7)11 (84.6)
Necessity of dental health items in dementia national responsibility0.267
 No need4 (6.0)6 (8 0)0 (0)
 Normal9 (13.4)7 (9.3)2 (15.4)
 Need54 (80.6)62 (82.7)11 (84.6)
What items do you want from dementia national responsibility?0.216
 Expansion of dental fee31 (46.3)46 (61.3)11 (84.6)
 Mandatory oral health education to caregiver9 (13.4)6 (8.0)1 (7.7)
 Setup oral management guidance classroom15 (22.4)12 (16.0)1 (7.7)
 Expansion of visit oral care10 (14.9)8 (10.7)0 (0)
 Etc.2 (3.0)3 (4.0)0 (0)
What kind of oral care do you want to receive?0.502
 Education5 (7.5)4 (5.3)0 (0)
 Treatment18 (26.9)29 (38.7)4 (30.8)
 Education and treatment42 (62.7)39 (52.0)9 (69.2)
 Etc.2 (3.0)3 (4.0)0 (0)
What kind of medication and treatment do you want to receive?0.725
 Oral hygiene management education11 (16.4)9 (12.0)3 (23.1)
 Tooth maintenance/repair28 (41.8)25 (33.3)6 (46.2)
 Periodontal disease treatment14 (20.9)18 (24.0)2 (15.4)
 Denture education11 (16.4)18 (24.0)2 (15.4)
 Etc.3 (4.5)5 (6.7)0 (0)
Necessity of oral specialists in dementia national responsibility0.313
 No need3 (4.5)2 (2.6)0 (0)
 Normal13 (19.4)9 (12.0)0 (0)
 Need51 (76.1)64 (85.3)13 (100)

Data were analyzed by Fisher’s extract test after chi-square analysis.

Values are presented as n (%).

J Dent Hyg Sci 2019;19:67-75 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2019.19.1.67
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