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Table 1

Descriptive Variables

 Classification  Detail
Dependent variable
 Perceived needs 0=no, 1=yes
 Objective needs 0=treatment unneeded 1=dentist conservation treatment needs 2=dental prosthetic treatment needs 3=teeth extraction needs
Independent variable
 Sex 1=male, 2=female
 Age (y) 1= 19~44, 2= 45~64, 3= 65 or older
 Region 1=urban, 2=rural
 Household income 1=low, 2=mid-low, 3=mid-upper, 4=upper
 Educational attainments 1=elementary or less, 2=middle school, 3=high school, 4=college or more
 Marital status 1=living together, 2=living apart, 3=bereavement, 4=divorce, 5=unmarried
 Private insurance 1=yes, 2=no
 Subjective oral health 1=very good, 2=good, 3=medium, 4=poor, 5=very poor
 Regular oral examination 1=yes, 2=no
J Dent Hyg Sci 2019;19:147-53 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2019.19.3.147
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