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Table 5

Association between Systemic Disease, Dementia and Oral Health according to Dementia Stage Group

   VariableDementia stagep

No memory problemPre-dementiaDementia entry
Association between systemic disease and oral health3.51±2.613.28±1.173.31±1.320.886
Association between dementia and oral health2.84±1.152.87±1.183.38±1.330.735

Data were analyzed by Kruskal–Wallis analysis.

A 5-point Likert scale was used to assess subjective perception; no need at all=1, no need=2, normal=3, need=4, very need=5.

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

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