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Table. 1.

The community-level variables in this study (N=228)

Community-level variables
Dependent variable Dental care utilization Frequency of scaling use per 100 elderly people
Frequency of denture use per 1,000 elderly people
Independent variable Dental resources Number of dentists per 10,000 population
Number of dental hygienists per 10,000 population
Number of dental institution per 10,000 population
Health related behaviors and quality of life Brushing after lunch rate (%)
Smoking cessation trial rate (%)
Healthy living practice rate (%)
Nutrition labeling reading rate (%)
Chewing difficulty complaint rate (%)
Infrastructure Welfare budget among general budgets rate (%)
Traffic index
J Korean Acad Oral Health 2020;44:102~108 https://doi.org/10.11149/jkaoh.2020.44.2.102
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