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Table 2 Oral Hygiene Habits and Pattern of Dental Visits

From: Risk indicators of aggressive periodontitis in a Jordanian population

Variable AgP N (%) N = 81 Control N (%) N = 81 Significance* AgP vs. control
Tooth brushing frequency    0.072
  < 1 20 (24.7) 11 (13.6)  
  ≥ 1 61 (75.3) 70 (86.4)  
Method of brushing    0.007
 Horizontal 10 (12.5) 8 (10.4)  
 Vertical 35 (43.8) 18 (23.4)  
 Circular 7 (8.8) 21 (27.3)  
 Stillmans 7 (8.8) 14 (18.2)  
 H + V 14 (17.5) 7 (9.1)  
 Others 7 (8.8) 9 (11.7)  
Dental visits    0.558
 On emergency 63 (77.8) 66 (81.5)  
 Regular 18 (22.2) 15 (18.5)
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