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Table 3 The Child OIDP and socio-demographic and behavioral variables. Percent of children with OIDP > 0 and mean OIDP scores with differences in mean rank (Mann Whitney U test).

From: Applicability of an abbreviated version of the Child-OIDP inventory among primary schoolchildren in Tanzania

Socio-behavioral variables % OIDP > 0 Mean (SD) OIDP ADD scores DMR
Place of residence    
Urban 28.3 (319) 1.1 (2.7)  
Rural 29.4 (139)ns 1.2 (2.7) ns 9.7
Age    
12 yrs 24.0 (97) 1.1 (2.8)  
13 yrs 30.8 (219) 1.2 (2.5)  
14 yrs 29.2 (142)* 1.3 (2.9) ns 37.6
District    
Kinondoni 18.5 (186) 0.4 (1.2)  
Temeke 45.5 (272)** 2.3 (3.9)** 247.1
Finger sucking    
No 25.8 (285) 1.0 (2.7)  
Yes 34.7 (173)** 1.4 (2.9)** 74.8
Dental attendance    
No 26.5 (359) 1.1 (2.6) 70.1
Yes 40.2 (99)** 1.8 (3.4)**  
Sugar intake    
0–1 item 25.2 (144) 1.1 (2.9)  
> 1 items 30.5 (314)* 1.2 (2.6)* 48.1
  1. ** p < 0.001. *p < 0.05