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Table. 4.

Characteristics comparison between the caries free and SiC groups

Group P-value

Caries free n (%) SiC n (%)
Gender Boys 5,565 (56.8) 3,167 (45.2) 0.000*
Girls 4,231 (43.2) 3,839 (54.8)
Dental calculus No 8,984 (91.7) 6,542 (93.4) 0.000*
Yes 812 (8.3) 464 (6.6)
Gingival bleeding No 8,724 (89.1) 6,196 (88.4) 0.110
Yes 1,072 (10.9) 810 (11.6)
Perceived oral health status Healthy 4,883 (49.8) 2,291 (32.7) 0.000*
Fair 4,225 (43.1) 3,614 (51.6)
Poor 688 (7.0) 1,101 (15.7)
Experience of dental treatment (1 year) Yes 6,293 (64.2) 5,441 (77.7) 0.000*
No 3,503 (35.8) 1,565 (22.3)
Frequency of tooth brushing ≤2 5,170 (52.8) 3,638 (51.9) 0.142
≥3 4,626 (47.2) 3,368 (48.1)
Use of oral hygiene aids No 5,824 (59.5) 3,889 (55.5) 0.000*
Yes 3,972 (40.5) 3,117 (44.5)
Use of fluoride toothpaste No 5,794 (59.1) 4,227 (60.3) 0.063
Yes 4,002 (40.9) 2,779 (39.7)
Frequency of snack intake <2 3,179 (32.5) 2,110 (30.1) 0.001
≥2 6,617 (67.5) 4,896 (69.9)
Household income Above average 4,195 (42.8) 2,915 (41.6) 0.052
Average 4,782 (48.8) 3,437 (49.1)
Below average 819 (8.4) 654 (9.3)
Sealants <2 5,063 (51.7) 3,827 (54.6) 0.000*
≥2 4,733 (48.3) 3,179 (45.4)

P-value from Chi-square test/*P<0.05.

J Korean Acad Oral Health 2020;44:187~193 https://doi.org/10.11149/jkaoh.2020.44.4.187
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