International Journal of Dentistry / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Dental Service Utilization and Barriers to Dental Care for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Jordan: A Case-Control Study

Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics of participants with ASD and control groups.

CharacteristicsASD groupControl group
n(%)n(%)

Family income (JD)
 <25074(50.3%)2(1.3%)
 250–50058(39.5%)70(47.0%)
 500–100014(9.5%)64(43.0%)
 >10001(0.7%)13(8.7%)

Age
 ≤18103(70%)97(65%)
 19–4033(22.5%)37(25%)
 >4011(7.5%)15(10%)

Insurance
 Yes109(74.1%)100(67.1%)
 No38(25.9%)49(32.9%)

Disability center/region
 Amman118(80.3%)55(36.9%)
 North25(17.0%)68(45.6%)
 South4(2.7%)26(17.4%)

Severity of disability
 None0(0%)149(100%)
 Mild41(27.9%)0(0%)
 Moderate65(44.2%)0(0%)
 Severe41(27.9%)0(0%)

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