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Table 1 Demographic characteristic of preschool children and parents respectively

From: Evaluation of the reliability and validity of the Early Childhood Oral Health Impact Scale (ECOHIS) questionnaire translated into Malagasy

Demographic characteristicFrequency Mean (SD)
Child’s characteristics
Parent’s characteristics
 Relationship to child
 Level of education
  Unfinished secondary school8856.7 
  Secondary school5637.3 
  High school66.0 
Oral health status (dmfta)  6.01(1.71)
Clinical groups
 Children with
  pufa = 08154.00 
 Children with
  1. adecayed, missing, filled teeth = dmft; pulp involvement (p), ulceration (u), fistula (f) and abscess (a) = pufa