The Relationship Between Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Tooth Brushing Against Index Debris Scores on Students At Sdn Sendangmulyo 02, Semarang City
Salikun1, Anisa Puspita R2, Hadiyat Miko3, Muhammad Saleh4

1Salikun*, Dept of Dental Technology, Polytechnic of Health Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.
2Anisa Puspita R, Dept of Dental Therapy, Polytechnic of Health Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia.
3Hadiyat Miko, Dept of Dental Technology, Poltekkes Kemenkes Tasikmalaya, West Java, Indonesia.
4Muhammad Saleh, Dept of Dental Therapy, Poltekkes Kemenkes Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on November 22, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on December 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on December 30, 2019. | PP: 2228-2230 | Volume-9 Issue-2, December, 2019. | Retrieval Number:  B3047129219/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.B3047.129219
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Abstract: Caries are one of the serious health problems in school-age children especially elementary school. Dental caries are one of which is influenced by the behavior of people in maintaining dental and oral health. Public behavior of dental health, one of which is influenced by a person’s motivation in the habit of brushing teeth. The aim of the study was to analyse intrinsic and extrinsic motivational relationships in brushing teeth against the index debris score and tooth brushing skills at the students of SDN Sendangmulyo 02, Semarang in 2019. The types of research used are analytical surveys using questionnaires with cross sectional research plans. The samples in this study amounted to 53 samples and used purposive sampling techniques. Data analysis is conducted with the analysis of univariate and bivariate, test the relationship using the test of Spearman rank. Statistical test results showed there was a link between intrinsic motivation and extrinsic students in tooth brushing against index debris scores and tooth brushing skills, where intrinsic motivational variable statistical test results show the value of ρ-value = 0.489 (ρ-value > 0.05) and extrinsic motivation indicating the value of ρ-value = 0.095 (ρ-value > 0.05). Conclusion: There is no relationship between intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation to the index debris score in the students of SDN Sendangmulyo 02, Semarang City Central Java.
Keywords: motivation, index debris score, tooth brushing skills.