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Table 1 Characteristics of examined patients

From: Polymorphic variants in genes related to stress coping are associated with the awake bruxism

Patients characteristics
n = 104
Number of patients
n (%)
Correlation with stress level in sten scale r,
P value
Gender
 Men 26 (25.0%)
 Women 78 (75.0%)
Age (mean ± SD) 29.8 ± 6.5 -
Perceived high stress level (7–10 stens) 72 (69.2%)
Perceived average stress level (5–6 stens) 32 (30.8%)
Perceived low stress level (1–4 stens) 0 (0%)
Attrition of anterior teeth 78 (75.0%) r = 0.45
P < 0.001
Attrition of posterior teeth 44 (42.3%) r = 0.27
P = 0.006
Enamel cracks 82 (78.8%) r = 0.44
P < 0.001
Impressions on the tongue 70 (67.3%) r = 0.50
P < 0.001
  1. SD, standard deviation
  2. r, correlation coefficient (point biserial correlation calculation)