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Table 1 Frequency distribution of independent variables (n = 1262)

From: HIV/AIDS-related attitudes and oral impacts on daily performances: a cross-sectional study of Sudanese adult dental patients

Characteristic % (n)
Hospital of attendance  
UST 39.0 (491)
KDTH 61.0 (769)
Gender  
Male 43.5 (548)
Female 56.5 (712)
Age group  
≤29 year 54.2 (682)
≥30 year 45.8 (577)
Dental attendance last 2 years  
Once 58.6 (693)
Twice and more 41.4 (490)
Caries experience  
DT = 0 3.8 (45)
DT > 0 96.2 (1146)
HIV information received  
Little 60.6 (762)
A lot 39.4 (496)
Knowledge on HIV transmission routes  
Little 73.7 (928)
High 26.3 (332)
HIV experience  
Yes 24.4 (308)
No 75.6 (952)
Attitudes HIV infected patients  
Negative 50.9 (641)
Positive 49.1 (618)
Perceived risk of HIV transmission  
Low 41.3 (521)
High 58.7 (739)
HIV dangerous disease  
Yes 11.5 (144)
No 88.5 (1113)
OIDP  
= 0 20.9 (262)
>0 79.1 (990)
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