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Table 1 Demographic variables (n = 518)

From: Bitter and sweet taste perception: relationships to self-reported oral hygiene habits and oral health status in a survey of Australian adults

Variables Distribution (n, %)
Sex
M 167 (32.2%)
F 343 (66.2%)
Non-binary 8 (1.5%)
Income
≤ $74,999 109 (21.0%)
$75,000–$99,999 85 (16.4%)
$100,000–$149,999 131 (25.3%)
> $150,000 140 (27.0%)
Others 53 (10.2%)
Education
≤ year 12 or equivalent 86 (16.6%)
TAFE or Technical diploma 77 (14.9%)
Bachelor’s degree 179 (34.6%)
Postgraduate degree 174 (33.6%)
Others 2 (0.0%)
Smoking status
Ever 124 (23.9%)
Never 394 (76.1%)
BMI status
Normal 193 (37.4%)
Overweight 132 (25.6%)
Obese 191 (37.0%)