International Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry

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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Mouth health care behavior according to gender (N=72)

Oral health care activities Gender The entire

Woman
n (or M) (%, SD)
Man
n (or M) (%, SD)
t or χ2 (p)
Average number of toothbrushes Average number of times 3.13 (0.656) 2.48 (0.712) −3.986 (0.000)**
Toothbrush Learning Experience To exist 33 (84.6) 17 (51.5) 6.230 (0.004)**
To have none 6 (15.4) 16 (48.5)
Sum 39 (100) 33 (100)
Toothbrush type Softness 13 (33.3) 11 (33.3) 0.067 (0.967)
Norma 22 (56.4) 18 (54.5)
Stiffness 4 (10.2) 4 (12.1)
Sum 39 (100) 33 (100)
Use of oral hygiene products or not To exist 33 (84.6) 31 (93.9) 3.108 (0.78)
To have none 6 (15.4) 2 (6)
Sum 39 (100) 33 (100)
Types of oral hygiene products Dental floss 16 (41.0) 24 (72.7) 15.076 (0.010)*
Interdental toothbrush 6 (15.3) 4 (12.1)
Brushing solution 1 (2.6) 3 (9)
Tongue washing machine 3 (7.6) -
Water dispenser 1 (2.6) -
Frequency of snack intake Hardly 6 (15.3) 5 (15.2) 3.837 (0.429)
1/2-3 Days 8 (20.5) 6 (18.2)
1/day 11 (28.2) 13 (39.4)
2/day 11 (28.2) 4 (12.1)
3/day 3 (7.7) 5 (15.2)
Sum 39 (100) 33 (100)

*p<0.05, **p<0.01.

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