Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 20, issue 4A, P41-50 2009 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.0.0220 View full text
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Yi-Hsin Yang, Rouh-Lan Sue, Saman Warnakulasuriya, Ananda P. Dasanayake

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to test the efficacy of an educational program aimed at improving oral health knowledge and behaviors in junior high school students in indigenous communities in Taiwan. Two junior high schools were randomly selected. Students in the intervention school received an oral health education program. Both groups received structured questionnaires to assess their oral health practices and risk behaviors at baseline and after the intervention. The intervention group had statistically sig…

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