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Table 5 Oral health behavioural characteristics

From: Oral health status and its associated factors among post-stroke inpatients: a cross-sectional study in Hungary

Behavioural variables Overall
n = 410
Last dental visit, n (%)
 < 6 months 69 (16.8)
6–12 months 75 (18.3)
1–2 years 78 (19.0)
2–5 years 78 (19.0)
 > 5 years 89 (21.7)
Never 3 (0.7)
Self-reported frequency of tooth cleaning, n (%)
Twice or more a day 183 (44.6)
Once a day 164 (40.0)
2–6 times a week 10 (0.2)
Once a week 22 (5.4)
2–3 times a month 6 (1.5)
Once a month 6 (1.5)
Never 19 (4.6)
Device used for tooth cleaning, n (%)
Manual toothbrush 303 (73.9)
Electric toothbrush 24 (5.9)
Electric and manual toothbrush 50 (12.2)
Does not use a toothbrush 33 (8.1)