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Table 5

Willingness to Use Dental Floss in the Future among Non-Users (n=261)

Variable Willingness to use dental floss

Yes (n=137) No (n=124) p-valuea
Sex 0.562
Male 68 (50.7) 66 (49.3)
Female 69 (54.3) 58 (45.7)
Age group (y) 0.005
20∼29 74 (53.6) 64 (46.4)
30∼64 35 (68.6) 16 (31.4)
≥65 28 (38.9) 44 (61.1)
Education 0.142
High school graduate or less (≤12 y) 89 (49.4) 91 (50.6)
College or more (≤13 y) 48 (59.3) 33 (40.7)

All values are presented as n (%) for categorical variables and expressed as a percentage of rows.

aAssociations with the willingness to use dental floss were estimated by chi-squared test.

J Dent Hyg Sci 2022;22:148-55 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2022.22.3.148
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