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Research Title ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL LEVEL AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION IN PATIENTS WITH NASOPHARYNGEAL IN DENTAL CLINIC RSCM JAKARTA BETWEEN 2006-2009
Focus Others (-)
Investigator Hana Soraya
NIM 0806471891
Adviser Endah Ayu Triwulandari
Category Epidemiology
Research Date (Start Date) 14 Januari 2010
Exam Date 15 Juli 2013
Keywords Nasopharyngeal Cancer; Oral Cancer; Smoking; Level of education; Alcohol consumption
Abstract

As many of the previous studies has proven, head and neck cancer has been a major problem in many of Southeast Asian countries, including Indonesia. The contributing risk factors to incidence of HNC are divided into modifiable and un- modifiable risk factors. Those risk factors has very important implications in understanding the most influencing risk factors of HNC among Indonesia populationThis study aim to determine the comparison of educational level and alcohol consumption in patients with nasopharyngeal cancer and oral cancer who came to dental clinic RSCM Jakarta between 2006-2009. The data was obtained from medical record of patients diagnosed with head and neck cancer who visited oral medicine clinic of RSCM Jakarta from 2006-2009. The data then was analyzed using SPSS version 20..The significance association were tested using Kolmogorof-Smirnov Z. The result showed that patient with the presence of alcohol use were mostly diagnosed with nasopharyngeal cancer. However, after compared between nasopharyngeal and non-npc group, there were no significant association found between the two groups (P=1.000). The level of formal education also did not significantly associated with the nasopharyngeal and non-npc (P=0.995). In conclusion, there was no significant association found between educational level and alcohol use in nasopharyngeal cancer patients