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Table 2 Level of demand and uptake of dental scaling according to location and gender

From: Using community participation to assess demand and uptake of scaling and polishing in rural and urban environments

Variable Demand Uptake
Yes No Yes No
Urban 60 (80%) 149 (39.3%) 160 (44%) 49 (54.4%)
Rural 15 (20%) 230 (60.7%) 204 (56%) 41 (45.6%)
Total 75 (100%) 379 (100) 364 (100) 90 (100)
p-value p = 0.00*   p = 0.07  
Male 50 (66.7%) 169 (44.6%) 175 (48.1%) 44 (48.9%)
Female 25 (33.3%) 210 (55.4%) 189 (51.9%) 46 (51.1%)
Total 75 (100) 379 (100) 364 (100) 90 (100)
  p = 0.00*   p = 0.89  
  1. *Statistically significant