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Table 1 Demographics and dental status and care habits for Beijing sample

From: Some psychometric properties of the Chinese version of the Modified Dental Anxiety Scale with cross validation

  N %
Gender   
Male 358 45.7
Female 425 54.3
Age   
16–17 45 5.7
18–30 359 45.8
31–50 288 36.8
50–65 66 8.4
66–80 25 3.2
Education   
Junior High School 99 12.6
Senior High School 202 25.8
Higher Education 482 61.6
Occupation   
Farmers 57 7.3
Semi-Skilled 84 10.7
Skilled 240 30.7
Managerial 81 10.3
Professional 81 10.3
Student 205 26.2
Retired 28 3.6
Unemployed 7 .9
Annual Income (RMB)   
Under 20 K 443 56.6
20 K–80 K 296 37.8
Above 80 K 44 5.6
Visiting the Dentist   
Regular check up 82 10.5
Only when a problem 531 67.8
Never see a dentist 170 21.7
Denture wearing   
Complete denture 16 2.0
Partial removable denture 68 8.7
No denture, have own teeth 623 79.6
No denture, no teeth 76 9.7