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Table 3 Descriptive and comparative analysis per individual characteristics, factors related to the disease, socio-economic factors, oral conditions, and negative impact in OHRQoL between teens with SCD and control group

From: Caries prevalence and impact on oral health-related quality of life in children with sickle cell disease: cross-sectional study

  Teens SCD N (%) Teens control-group N (%)
Individual characteristics
Gender
 Male 30 (60.0) 106 (58.9)
 Female 20 (40.0) 74 (41.1)
Child living with biological parents***
 No 30 (73.0) 56 (38.9)
 Yes 11 (27.0) 88 (61.1)
Factors related to the disease
Religiosity
No 9 (18.0)  
Sometimes 14 (28.0)  
Frequently 27 (54.0)  
Race
 White 6 (12.0)  
 Black 19 (38.0)  
 Mix 25 (50.0  
Age of diagnostic SCD
 <7 months old 47 (94.0)  
 7 months - 3 years 3 (6.0)  
Socio-economic factors
Home overcrowding
 <2 people/room 25 (64.0) 90 (62.0)
 >2 people/room 14 (36.0) 55 (38.0)
Mother education***
 ≤8 years 22 (58.0) 132 (91.7)
 >8 years 16 (42.0) 12. (8.3)
Father education***
 ≤8 years 14 (61.0) 120 (83.3)
 >8 years 9 (39.0) 24 (16.7)
Own house
No 31 (76.0) 91 (85.9)
Yes 10 (24.0) 53 (14.1)
Own car
 No 40 (98.0) 128 (88.9)
 Yes 2 (1.0) 18 (11.1)
Family income U$/month (mean/SD)*** 1463 (671) 628 (257)
Oral conditions
DMFT/dmft (mean/SD)* 1.5 (1.9) 2.1 (2.8)
Decayed (mean/SD) 1.0 (1.4) 1.0 (1.7)
Missing (mean/SD) 0.1 (0.6) 0.2 (0.7)
Filled (mean/SD) 0.4 (0.8) 0.8 (1.7)
Gingival bleeding***
 No 23 (46.0) 152 (84.4)
 Yes 27 (54.0) 28 (15.6)
  1. *p < .05; **p < .01; Chi-square test, Mann–Whitney test or Fisher's exact test