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Table 2 Distribution of OIDP according to sociodemographic features and clinical indicators of oral diseases/problems

From: Oral impacts on daily performances and its socio-demographic and clinical distribution: a cross-sectional study of adolescents living in Maasai population areas, Tanzania

Variable Categories OIDP > 0% (n) P-value*
District of residence Monduli 21.9 (105)  
Longido 8.9 (38) < 0.001
Sex Female 14.2 (72)  
Male 17.8 (71) 0.133
Age 12–14 years 15.2 (118)  
15–17 years 22.1 (25) 0.061
Ethnicity Maasai 14.6 (105)  
Non-Maasai 20.5 (38) 0.047
Wealth index Poorest 11.9 (52)  
Least poor 19.4 (89) 0.002
Mother’s education Low (≤ primary school) 15.4 (133)  
High (≥ secondary school) 22.2 (10) 0.224
Oral hygiene status Poor 18.2 (108)  
Good 11.2 (35) 0.006
Gingival bleeding No 14.8 (79)  
Yes 17.3 (64) 0.313
DMFT DMFT = 0 13.7 (113)  
DMFT > 0 37.3 (30) < 0.001
Dental fluorosis TF score 0–4 11.4 (53)  
TF score 5–9 20.5 (90) < 0.001
Dental erosion Grade 0 16.8 (106)  
Grade > 0 13.5 (37) 0.215
Tooth wear Grade 0 14.9 (73)  
Grade > 0 16.8 (70) 0.445
TMD pain 2Q/TMD = 0 12.3 (98)  
2Q/TMD > 0 42.1 (45) < 0.001
  1. *Pearson’s Chi-square test