Table 2: Distribution of various characteristics of study population.

Sociodemographic
characteristics
Study subjects
Male ( )Female ( )

Diet
 Vegetarian41 (82%)44 (88%)
 Mixed9 (18%)6 (12%)
Oral hygiene means
 Toothbrush with toothpaste45 (90%)50 (100%)
 Toothbrush with toothpowder4 (8%)0 (0%)
 Indigenous (chewing stick)1 (2%)0 (0%)
Oral hygiene frequency
 Once38 (76%)31 (62%)
 Twice12 (24%)19 (38%)
Body mass index categories
 Underweight**4 (8%)23 (46%)
 Healthy weight**40 (80%)24 (48%)
 At risk of overweight5 (10%)3 (6%)
 Overweight**1 (2%)0 (0%)
Daily sugar intake
 Excellent8 (16%)3 (6%)
 Good12 (24%)17 (34%)
 Watch out30 (60%)30 (60%)
Oral hygiene status
 Good*12 (24%)19 (38%)
 Fair34 (68%)31 (62%)
 Poor*4 (8%)0 (%)

represents that values obtained are highly statistically significant ( ).
represents that values obtained are statistically significant ( ).