ODONTO Dental Journal
Vol 1, No 2 (2014): December 2014

PENGARUH PENYULUHAN TERHADAP PERUBAHAN PENGETAHUAN BAGI IBU-IBU PKK KELURAHAN PENGGARON LOR TENTANG PEMANFAATAN TANAMAN PISANG SEBAGAI MEDIA MENJAGA KESEHATAN GIGI DAN MULUT

Rochmah, Yayun Siti (Unknown)
Fasitasari, Minidian (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
02 Dec 2014

Abstract

Background: Banana counted as nearly perfect food since it contains six nutrients : water , sugar , proteins , fats , vitamins , and minerals . Because of that , bananas are often used as a staple food for most people because of its nutritional value. However, sometimes people do not realize the benefits of bananas as a whole , from leaves , fruits , flowers and stems of the bananas . Penggaron Lor society , still minimal in using the banana plant . Usually the community will sell fruit and leaves to the market , so that the results obtained from the banana plant community less than optimal. Method : This study is an observational analytic study . The research was done in the Village of Penggaron Lor Semarang , and was conducted in March-June 2014. The instrument in this research was primary data obtained directly from respondents through interviews using questionnaires distributed before and after counseling . To determine whether there are differences in knowledge before and after counseling on the benefits of banana plants as a medium for maintaining oral hygiene, statistical test Wilcoxon Sign Ranks test was conducted, and processed with SPSS. Result: The results of SPSS calculation because the data is not normal ( p value < 0.05), then the data was processed using the non-parametric test for two sample pairs , ie Wilcoxon Sign Ranks test , and obtained p value of 0.008 . This means that there was a significant difference between the mean value of the pre-test and post-test. Conclusion : there are differences in knowledge before and after counseling , counseling means that a significant impact on respondents knowledge of the benefits of banana plants for maintain oral health.

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