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Table 2 Oral health measures and health related behaviors; comparisons between work-based and home-based groups

From: Oral health related quality of life in pregnant and post partum women in two social network domains; predominantly home-based and work-based networks

  Work-based Home-based Total P value
  N = 580 N = 823 N = 1403  
Oral Health Measures     
OHIP, M (SD) a 3.47 ± 7.29 3.97 ± 7.60 3.76 ± 7.47 0.059
Dental pain in last 6 months b     0.142
   No, n (%) 364 (68.5) 482 (64.6) 846 (66.2)  
   Yes, n (%) 167 (31.5) 264 (35.4) 431 (33.8)  
Number of teeth b     0.259
   < 10 teeth, n (%) 21 (3.6) 40 (4.9) 61 (4.4)  
   ≥ 10 teeth, n (%) 558 (96.4) 780 (95.1) 1338 (95.6)  
Health related behaviors     
Alcohol consumption b     0.213
   Do not drink alcohol, n (%) 544 (93.8) 751 (91.3) 1295 (92.3)  
   No risk of alcoholism, n (%) 25 (4.3) 50 (6.1) 75 (5.3)  
   Risk of alcoholism, n (%) 11 (1.9) 22 (2.7) 33 (2.4)  
Smoking b     0.061
   No, n (%) 484 (83.4) 654 (79.5) 1138 (81.1)  
   Yes, n (%) 96 (16.6) 169 (20.5) 265 (18.9)  
Number of cigarettes/day, M (SD) a 7.27 ± 8.01 10.56 ± 12.93 9.35 ± 11.44 0.136
  1. a Mann-Whitney test b Chi-square test