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Table 3 Percentages (n) and mean (sd) OIDP by tooth condition, decayed teeth, missing teeth, filled teeth and dental attendance

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

  % (n) Mean (sd)
Tooth condition   
Good 70.3 (496) 2.2 (2.1)
Bad 90.5 (494)** 3.6 (2.2)**
Decayed teeth   
None 69.5 (89) 2.3 (2.3)
At least one 80.2 (901)** 2.9 (2.2)
Missing teeth   
Non 75.8 (357) 2.5 (2.1)
At least one 81.0 (633)* 3.1 (2.3)*
Filled teeth   
None 80.0 (857) 2.9 (2.3)
At least one 73.5 (133)* 2.6 (2.2)
Dental attendance last 2 years   
Once 72.3 (501) 2.4 (2.2)
Twice or more 89.0 (435)** 3.5 (2.3)**
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.
  2. Note: The OIDP statistically significantly discriminated between groups with and without decayed teeth, indicating discriminative and construct validity.
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