International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

t-test for the use of oral hygiene products in the experimental group (n=76)

Variable Oral care products t or χ2(p)

Dental floss Interdental toothbrush Mouthwash solution Tongue washer Water injection machine Not used Mixed use
Sex Male 1 (1.3) 5 (6.6) 4 (5.3) 26 (34.2) 1 (1.3) 15.148 (0.019)*
Female 6 (7.9) 3 (3.9) 1 (1.3) 6 (7.9) 1 (1.3) 16 (21.1) 6 (7.9)
Age 20’s 5 (6.6) 2 (2.6) 5 (6.6) 8 (10.5) 1 (1.3) 34 (44.7) 6 (7.9) 22.027 (0.231)
30’s 3 (3.9) 1 (1.3) 1 (1.3) 1 (1.3)
40’s 1 (1.3) 2 (2.6) 3 (3.9)
50’s 3 (3.9) 1 (1.3)
Smoking No 6 (7.9) 3 (3.9) 2 (2.6) 5 (6.6) 1 (1.3) 20 (26.3) 6 (7.9) 9.075 (0.169)
Yes 1 (1.3) 3 (3.9) 4 (5.3) 24 (31.6) 1(1.3)
Drinking No 3 (3.9) 2 (2.6) 3 (3.9) 5 (6.6) 1 (1.3) 12 (15.8) 3 (3.9) 4.086 (0.665)
Yes 4 (5.3) 2 (2.6) 2 (2.6) 5 (6.6) 30 (39.4) 4 (5.3)

Values are presented as number (%), or mean±standard deviation. *p<0.05.

Int J Clin Prev Dent 2020;16:185-91 https://doi.org/10.15236/ijcpd.2020.16.4.185
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