Tooth cavities is one of health problem which is often to be experienced by school children and its prevention can be done by brushing tooth. This research is research on health education using health promotion media with aim to improve knowledge and practice along with tooth brush on student. Media which will be used in this research is Tooth Brushing Big Book as dental promotion media for Elementary School Students which is designed by researcher self. Big Book is one of media which are many used in education sector as effective learning media that can reach entire student because its strength of its shape and function, as the result it can improve student learning result. Therefore, that media wanted to be applied in school health promotion. Quasi experimental research with Nonequivalent Control Group Pretest-Posttest Design will be done toward 54 Elementary School students (27 students on experimental group/who are given media, 27 students on control group/who are not given media). Research will be done on two classes in State Elementary School 014 Sungai Pinang Samarinda which are class II A and II B. Knowledge and attitude are measured by questionnaire which are tested its validity and reliability, whereas practice is observed directly through observation sheet. Data analysis used Paired T-Test and Independent T-Test.
Link : Tooth Brushing Big Book as Health Promotion Media in Improving Knowledge and Practice to Brush Teeth