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Table 1 The demographic characteristics and clinical status of the subjects

From: Association between gingival bleeding and gingival enlargement and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of subjects under fixed orthodontic treatment: a cross-sectional study

Variables n (%)
Gender  
Male 159 (48.1)
Female 171 (51.8)
Ethnicity  
White 263 (79.7)
Non-White 67 (20.3)
Age (years)  
14-19 162 (49.0)
20-24 121 (36.6)
25-30 47 (14.2)
Household Income  
≤ 5 wages 270 (81.8)
> 5 wages 60 (18.1)
BMI (Kg/m 2 )  
<25 296 (89.7)
≥ 25 34 (10.3)
TUFOT (Months)  
6-12 263 (79.7)
> 12 67 (20.3)
DAI  
<30 237 (71.8)
≥30 93 (27.7)
Dental floss  
Users 81 (24.5)
Non-users 249 (75.5)