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Table 1 Demographic data of randomly selected HIV infected adults attending an HIV care clinic in Uganda

From: Prevalence and factors associated with dental caries in patients attending an HIV care clinic in Uganda: a cross sectional study

Characteristic N = 748 (%)
Age in years: mean 38.8 ± 9.4
Sex
 Male 257 (34.4)
 Female 491 (65.6)
Residence
 Urban 204 (27.3)
 Periurban 294 (39.3)
 Rural 250 (33.4)
Education level
 No formal education 53 (7.1)
 Primary 493 (65.9)
 Secondary 149 (19.9)
 Tertiary 53 (7.1)
Years on ART
 Less than 6 months 174 (23.3)
 More than 6 months but less than 2 years 66 (8.8)
 More than 2 years but less than 5 years 106 (14.2)
 More than 5 years 402 (53.7)
Tooth brushing habit
 Seldom 13 (1.7)
 Once a day 227 (30.4)
 Twice or more 506 (67.8)
What is used to clean teetha
 Toothbrush 743 (96.8)
 Others (toothpicks, floss, charcoal) 24 (3.2)
Toothpaste use
 Toothpaste 669 (89.6)
 Other 78 (10.4)
Dry mouth experience (self reported)
 No 719 (96.5)
 Yes 26 (3.5)
Ever visited a dentist
 Yes 518 (69.3)
 No 229 (30.7)
Sugar intake (Honey, Biscuits, Chew Gum, Soda)
 Less 537 (71.8)
 More (Several times a week and more) 211 (28.2)
  1. a Multiple response variable