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Table 1 Frequency distribution (%, n) according to sociodemographic characteristics and oral health problems among Al-Nour Institute attendants

From: Oral health of visually impaired schoolchildren in Khartoum State, Sudan

  Whole population P value
Mean age ( years) 11.8 (±SD 3.1) -
Father education   
“Educated” 82.6  
“No education/primary/deceased” 17.4 .000
Mother education   
“Educated” 80.4  
“No education/primary/deceased” 19.6 .000
Father occupation   
“Not working/retired/deceased” 19.6  
“ Working” 80.4 .000
Mother occupation   
“Not working/housewife/deceased” 58.7  
“Working” 41.3 .095
Residence   
Boarding 35.9  
Non-Boarding 64.1 .007
Perception of oral health   
“Very good” 70.4  
“Good” 18.5  
“Bad” 4.9 .000
“Very bad” 3.7  
Satisfaction with oral health   
“Very satisfied” 76.5  
“ Satisfied” 14.8  
“Not satisfied” 4.9 .000
“Not satisfied at all” 3.7  
Past dental visit   
“Never visited” 92.4 .000
“Yes” 7.6  
  1. P-value reports the significance of the Chi-square test comparing the prevalence between groups. Difference considered significant at P < 0.05 (Chi-square test).