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Table 1 Frequency of clinical variables according to socio-demographic data of preschool children analysed

From: Impact of oral health conditions on the quality of life of preschool children and their families: a cross-sectional study

Variable Dental caries TDI Malocclusion
  Absent* n (%) White spots* n (%) Cavitations* n (%) Absent n (%) Present n (%) Absent n (%) Present n (%)
Sex        
Female 125 (30.7)A 82 (20.1)A 200 (49.1)A 275 (67.9)A 130 (32.1)A 141 (34.8)A 264 (65.2)A
Male 158 (36.2)A 76 (17.4)A 202 (46.3)A 278 (64.1)A 156 (35.9)A 152 (35.0)A 282 (65.0)A
Age        
3 years 107 (38.9)A 61 (22.2)A 107 (38.9)B 176 (64.0)A 99 (36.0)A 85 (30.9)A 190 (69.1)A
4 years 103 (30.8)A 69 (20.7)A 162 (48.5)B 226 (68.2)A 106 (31.9)A 115 (34.6)A 217 (65.4)A
5 years 73 (31.1)A 28 (12.0)A 133 (56.8)B 151 (65.1)A 81 (34.9)A 93 (40.1)A 139 (59.9)A
Type of preschool        
Public 111 (24.3)A 78 (17.1)A 267 (58.6)B 305 (67.3)A 148 (32.7)A 163 (36.0)A 290 (64.0)A
Private 172 (44.4)A 80 (20.7)A 135 (34.9)B 248 (64.2)A 138 (35.8)A 130 (33.7)A 256 (66.3)A
Mother’s schooling        
≤ 8 years of study 100 (25.8)A 46 (11.9)A 242 (62.4)B 262 (68.1)A 123 (31.9)A 133 (34.5)A 252 (65.5)A
> 8 years of study 183 (40.5)A 111 (24.6)A 158 (35.0)B 289 (64.1)A 162 (35.9)A 160 (35.5)A 291 (64.5)A
Monthly household income        
≤ 1 minimum salary 108 (24.4)A 64 (14.5)A 270 (61.1)B 299 (68.0)A 141 (32.0)A 166 (37.7)A 274 (62.3)A
> 1 minimum salary 157 (43.4)A 84 (23.2)A 121 (33.4)B 229 (63.6)A 131 (36.4)A 113 (31.4)A 247 (68.6)A
TOTAL 283 (33.6) 158 (18.7) 402 (47.7) 553 (65.9) 286 (34.1) 293 (34.9) 546 (65.1)
  1. *Chi-square test with Bonferroni correction; Different capital letters denote significantly different results (p < 0.05).