Accession Number : AD0742357

Title :   A Comparison of the Social Persuasiveness of Three Conventional Modes of Dental Health Education,

Corporate Author : NAVAL DENTAL RESEARCH INST GREAT LAKES ILL

Personal Author(s) : Counsell,Lee A. ; Scheiner,Edward F.

Report Date : MAY 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The research compared three approaches to dental health education in terms of their effectiveness as mediators of opinion and behavior change vis-a-vis stated dental health issues and recommended dental health practices. Experimental variables were oral hygiene status, opinion change and knowledge gain. Socioeconomic locations of subjects were also scored. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DENTISTRY, PUBLIC HEALTH), POPULATION, EDUCATION, SOCIOLOGY, HYGIENE, TEETH, ATTITUDES(PSYCHOLOGY), NAVAL PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE