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Table 2 Association between socio-demographic characteristics and GF12 FAD score of the study sample

From: Role of family functioning and health-related quality of life in pre-school children with dental caries: a cross-sectional study

Variables FAD mean (SD) Good FAD
n (%)
Poor FAD
n (%)
Total
n (%)
P value
Total 1.18 (0.38) 117 (81.2) 27 (18.8) 144 (100)  
Age      
 4 years 1.17 (0.38) 52 (82.5) 11 (17.5) 63 (100) 0.929
 5 years 1.21 (0.40) 31 (79.5) 8 (20.5) 39 (100)  
 6 years 1.19 (0.39) 34 (81.0) 8 (19.0) 42 (100)  
Gender      
 Male 1.16 (0.36) 53 (84.1) 10 (15.9) 63 (100) 0.439
 Female 1.21 (0.41) 64 (79.0) 17 (21.0) 81 (100)  
Siblings      
 No siblings 1.23 (0.43) 20 (77.0) 6 (23.0) 26 (100) 0.352
 One sibling 1.21 (0.41) 64 (79.0) 17 (21.0) 81 (100)  
 Two or more 1.11 (0.31) 14 (37.8) 23 (62.2) 37 (100)  
Relationship to child      
 Father 1.10 (0.30) 46 (90.2) 5 (9.8) 51 (100) 0.042
 Mother 1.24 (0.42) 71 (76.3) 22 (23.7) 93 (100)  
Monthly income      
 Lower than RM 5000 1.19 (0.40) 25 (80.6) 6 (19.4) 31 (100) 0.923
 RM 5000 and above 1.19 (0.39) 92 (81.4) 21 (18.6) 113 (100)