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Table 1 Comparison of study members who attended with their mother at the age-5 assessment who were examined, and completed OHIP-14, at age 32, versus those who were not examined, or did not complete OHIP-14, at age 32

From: Does maternal oral health predict child oral health-related quality of life in adulthood?

  Examined and completed OHIP-14 at age 32 (N = 827) Not examined or did not complete OHIP-14 at age 32 (N = 86)
Study members at age 5 assessment   
   Male (%) 419 (50.7) 49 (57.0)
   SES from birth to age 151   
High (%) 130 (15.8)a 6 (7.1)
Medium (%) 529 (64.2) 53 (62.4)
Low (%) 165 (20.0) 26 (30.6)
   Caries-free at age 5 (%) 335 (40.5) 39 (45.3)
   Mean dmfs at age 5 (SD) 3.7 (5.6) 3.3 (4.9)
Mothers at age 5 assessment   
   Self-rated oral health as fairly poor/very poor or was edentulous (%) 238 (28.8)b 38 (44.2)
  1. 1Not all participants could be classified for the SES from birth to age 15 variable; 1N = 909
  2. ap < 0.05; chi-square test. bp < 0.01; chi-square test.