Table 2

Perceived oral health status of mothers (n = 124)

Variables

Frequency (%)


Oral health status

Very poor

0 (0.0)

Poor

0 (0.0)

Fair

38 (30.6)

Good

83 (67.0)

Very good

3 (2.4)

Self-reported oral health problem

None

50 (40.3)

One problem

39 (31.5)

Two or more problems

35 (28.2)

Type of oral health problems (n = 74)

Toothache

19 (15.3)

Cavitated tooth

54 (43.5)

Gum pain

8 (6.5)

Gum swelling

11 (8.9)

Gum bleeding

26 (21.0)

Gum abscess

1 (0.8)

Loose tooth

7 (5.6)

Bad breath

13 (10.5)


Saddki et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:75   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-75

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