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Table 1 Characteristics of the adults. State of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015

From: Is reduced dentition with and without dental prosthesis associated with oral health-related quality of life? A cross-sectional study

Covariates Total sample
n Frequencya
Personal characteristics and socioeconomic conditions
 Sex
  Male 1862 30.7 (27.5, 33.1)
  Female 3891 69.3 (65.9, 72.5)
 Race/Skin color
  White 3571 60.4 (56.1, 64.5)
  Brown 1672 30.3 (26.9,33.8)
  Black 445 8.4 (6.9, 10.1)
  Others 65 0.9 (0.6, 1.5)
 Age group
  35,39 2970 51.8 (49.7, 53.9)
  40,44 2783 48.2 (46.1, 50.3)
 Income
   > USD$ 658,00 1273 22.6 (19.4, 26.2)
  USD$ 132,00 to 657,00 3635 70.5 (67.1, 73.8)
   < USD$ 131,00 274 6.85 (5.41, 8.65)
 Education (Years of study) b
   > 11 2630 46.3 (42.3, 50.4)
  8–10 1153 21.5 (19.1, 24.2)
  4–7 1368 25.4 (21.9, 29.2)
   < 4 years 395 6.8 (5.55, 8.25)
Health services
 Time since last dentist visit
   < 12 months 3146 52.3 (48.7, 55.8)
  1–2 years 1451 26.5 (24.3, 28.9)
   > 2 years 993 20.6 (17.4, 24.3)
  Has not visited 52 0.5 (0.3, 0.9)
Dental conditions
 DMFT
  0–10 1261 24.1 (21.3, 27.1)
  11–20 3122 52.9 (50.5, 55.3)
   > 21 1370 23.1 (20.9, 25.4)
 Untreated caries
  0 2554 41.6 (38.1, 45.3)
  1–3 2035 36.5 (34.6, 38.4)
  4–6 684 13.5 (11.3, 16.1)
   > 7 103 8.4 (6.8, 10.3)
 Bleeding on probingb
  No 3222 55.8 (51.7, 59.8)
  Yes 2419 44.2 (40.2, 48.3)
 Dental calculusb
  No 2480 42.7 (38.9, 46.5)
  Yes 3161 57.3 (53.5, 61.0)
 Presence of periodontal pocketsb
  No 4175 73.2 (68.7, 77.2)
  Shallow pockets 1212 22.4 (18.8, 26.6)
  Deep pockets 254 4.4 (3.4, 5.6)
Symptoms status
 Dental painb
  No 3897 67.6 (64.6, 70.4)
  Yes 1808 32.4 (29.6, 35.4)
Capital Social
 Probability of cooperationb
  Much or relatively likely 4122 69.8 (66.2, 73.3)
  Neither likely nor unlikely 598 13.0 (9.2, 18.0)
  Much or relatively unlikely 1031 17.2 (14.5, 20.2)
 Feeling of safe
  Much or relatively safe 3368 57.1 (51.5, 62.6)
  Neither safe nor unsafe 684 12.1 (10.1, 14.3)
  Much or relatively unsafe 1699 30.8 (25.4, 37.2)
 Self-perception of happiness
  Much or relatively happy 5026 86.9 (84.6, 89.0)
  Neither help nor unhappy 457 7.9 (6.4, 9.6)
  Much or relatively unhappy 263 5.2 (4.3, 6.3)
Oral health perception
 Self-perception of need of dental treatment
  No 1169 81.77 (79.4, 83.9)
  Yes 4534 18.23 (16.1, 20.6)
 Self-perception of need of dental prosthesis
  No 4796 16.3 (13.1, 20.0)
  Yes 755 83.7 (79.9, 86.9)
  1. aProportion (and 95% confidence intervals) of individuals regarding studied variables; estimates considered weighting and complex sampling design. bThe following variables have missing values: Education: 207 missing values; Bleeding on probing, Presence of calculus and Presence of periodontal pocket: 112 missing values; Dental pain: 48 missing values; Probability of cooperation: 2 missing values; Feeling of safe: 2 missing values; Self-perception of happiness: 7 missing values; Self-perception of need of dental treatment: 50 missing values; Self-perception of need of dental prosthesis: 202 missing values