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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to some self-reported oral variables and periodontal disease

From: Factors associated with the prevalence of periodontal disease in low-risk pregnant women

Periodontal variables informed by women Periodontal Disease PR (95% CI)
  With n (%) Without n (%)  
Gingival bleeding 115 (73.2) 79 (44.6) 1.97 (1.49 - 2.61)
Halitosis 59 (37.6) 53 (29.9) 1.19 (0.95 - 1.50)
Breathes through the mouth 66 (42.0) 86 (48.6) 0.86 (0.69 - 1.09)
Brushes teeth up to twice a day 56 (35.7) 68 (38.4) 0.94 (0.74 - 1.19)
Does not use dental floss 108 (68.8) 101 (57.1) 1.32 (1.02 - 1.70)
Does not use mouthwash* 134 (85.3) 150 (84.7) 1.03 (0.74 - 1.42)
Grinds her teeth 25 (15.9) 40 (22.6) 0.78 (0.56 - 1.09)
Gingival treatment** 22 (14.0) 15 (8.5) 1.31 (0.98 - 1.76)
Eats sweets 40 (25.5) 58 (32.8) 0.82 (0.63 - 1.08)
Total 157 (100.0) 177 (100.0)  
  1. * data missing for one case
  2. ** data missing for two cases