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Table 1 Sociodemographic, behavioural and clinical description of the sample (n = 270).

From: Dimensional structure of the oral health-related quality of life in healthy Spanish workers

SOCIODEMOGRAPHICS VARIABLES n %
Sex   
   Male 123 45.6
   Female 147 54.4
Social Classa   
   High 113 41.8
   Medium 112 41.5
   Low 45 16.7
Residence   
   Urban 154 57.0
   Rural 116 43.0
Age (Mean ± SD) 45.2 ± 9.5
<34 yrs 39 14.4
35-44 yrs 85 31.5
45-54 yrs 99 36.7
55- 65 yrs 47 20.4
BEHAVIOURAL VARIABLES n %
Brushing habits   
   2-3 times/day 181 67.0
   Once/day 70 25.9
   Less than once/day 19 7.0
Dental visit pattern   
   Check-up visits 98 36.3
   Problem-based visits 172 63.7
CLINICAL VARIABLES Mean ± SD
Prosthodontic variables   
Missing teeth 3.3 ± 3.7
Replaced teeth 1.3 ± 2.8
Occlusal Units 6.4 ± 2.2
Aesthetic Units 5.7 ± 1.0
Standing teeth 26.4 ± 4.2
Number of replaceable teeth 1.4 ± 2-2
Caries variables   
Decayed teeth 3.2 ± 2.5
Healthy restored teeth 4.3 ± 3.5
DMFT (Decayed Missing and Filled Teeth) 10.7 ± 5.0
Healthy non-restored teeth 17.8 ± 5.6
Periodontal variablesb   
Sextants with CPI = 0 3.1 ± 2.2
Sextants with CPI = 1 0.9 ± 1.4
Sextants with CPI = 2 0.5 ± 0.8
Sextants with CPI = 3 1.1 ± 1.6
Sextants with CPI = 4 0.1 ± 0.5
  1. a Social Class was estimated in occupational terms as follows: High: skilled non-manual worker; Medium: skilled manual worker; Low: non-skilled manual worker.
  2. b CPI: Community Periodontal Index
  3. SD: Standard deviation