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Table 1

Characteristics of the Study Subjects (n=4,227)

Variable Division Value
Sex Male 2,021 (52.9)
Female 2,206 (47.1)
Age (y) 20∼29 555 (18.8)
30∼49 1,581 (40.5)
50∼64 1,235 (27.2)
≥65 856 (13.5)
Education ≤Middle school 986 (16.9)
High school 1,434 (35.5)
≥College 1,807 (47.7)
Income Low 998 (22.7)
Middle-low 1,045 (24.9)
Middle-high 1,105 (26.5)
High 1,079 (25.9)
Smoking Yes 1,857 (46.5)
No 2,370 (53.5)
Alcohol intake Yes 2,615 (64.9)
No 1,612 (35.1)
Depression Yes 423 (10.0)
No 3,804 (90.0)
Stress Severe 1,157 (29.4)
Moderate 2,491 (58.2)
None 579 (12.5)
Perceived oral health Poor 1,561 (35.9)
Moderate 2,107 (50.8)
Good 559 (13.3)
Speech problem Yes 226 (4.4)
Neutral 368 (7.6)
No 3,633 (88.0)
Chewing difficulty Yes 772 (16.0)
Neutral 671 (15.1)
No 2,784 (68.9)
Toothache experience Yes 992 (22.3)
No 3,235 (77.7)
Frequency of toothbrushing/day 0∼1 291 (6.5)
2∼3 3,242 (77.1)
≥4 694 (16.5)
Metabolic syndrome Normal 3,445 (82.1)
Abnormal 782 (17.9)

Values are presented as unweighted count (weighted %).

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