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Table 4

Metabolic Syndrome according to Oral Health

VariableDivisionTotalMetabolic syndrome

NormalAbnormalt or F(p)
Perceived oral healthGood30 (10.5)22 (78.9)8 (21.1)0.228 (0.792)
Moderate124 (46.8)102 (82.5)22 (17.5)
Poor120 (42.7)94 (79.0)26 (21.0)
Speech problemYes9 (2.5)2 (14.6)7 (85.4)11.731 (0.002)
Neutral29 (10.7)12 (43.0)17 (57.0)
No236 (86.8)42 (16.6)194 (83.4)
Chewing difficultyYes44 (13.8)15 (14.7)29 (85.3)8.553 (0.034)
Neutral54 (19.3)13 (25.7)41 (74.3)
No176 (66.9)28 (33.2)148 (66.8)
Toothache experienceYes83 (28.8)63 (75.8)20 (24.2)1.268 (0.263)
No191 (71.2)155 (82.6)36 (17.4)
Frequency of toothbrushing/day≤111 (3.8)7 (49.6)4 (50.4)2.770 (0.047)
2∼3219 (80.8)173 (81.3)46 (18.7)
≥444 (15.4)38 (84.8)6 (15.2)

Values are presented as unweighted count (weighted %).

F: Rao–Scott test.

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