International Journal of Dentistry / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Oral Hygiene Practices among Saudi Arabian Children and Its Relation to Their Dental Caries Status

Table 2

Mean plaque score (OHI-S), by age, gender, and location.

Variable (%)Plaque mean (SD)

Age
 12-year-old275 (55)0.60 (0.36)
 13-year-old225 (45)0.69 (0.44)

Gender$
 Male250 (50)0.69 (0.50)
 Female250 (50)0.66 (0.46)

Location$
 Urban338 (67.5)0.66 (0.33)
 Rural163 (32.5)0.67 (0.39)

$No significant difference in the mean plaque score.

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