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Table 4 Association of total OHIP-14 with socio demographic variables. (n = 250)

From: Smoking, general and oral health related quality of life – a comparative study from Nepal

Socio demographic variables Categories (n) OHIP-14 (mean ± sd) Mean rank P value
Age (in years) 15–30 (41) 19.63 ± 8.33 106.83 0.123
30–45 (71) 21.01 ± 8.69 120.77
45–60 (81) 21.91 ± 9.76 124.23
≥60 (57) 23.7 ± 8.18 146.63
Sex Male (110) 21.82 ± 8.72 110 0.721
Female (140) 21.63 ± 9.13 140
Current marital status Married (222) 21.97 ± 9.08 127.42 0.236
Unmarried (28) 19.68 ± 7.50 110.27
Current earning status Earning (96) 22.11 ± 9.96 126.34 0.885
Not earning (154) 21.46 ± 8.26 124.98
Education Illiterate (110) 22.89 ± 9.14* 110 0.042*
Less than high school (50) 22.46 ± 9.42 50
≥ high school (90) 19.86 ± 8.17* 90
  1. *Statistically significant