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Table 2

The Differences in the Rates of Practicing Tooth Brushing according to Psychological Concerns due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Variable Total Concerns for infection Concerns for death Concerns for blame from neighbors Concerns for health-vulnerable people’s infection Concerns for economic damages





Low High Low High Low High Low High Low High
After lunch tooth brushing
Yes 95,300 (69.5) 28,571 (30.0) 66,719 (70.0) 56,745 (59.6) 38,502 (40.4) 22,781 (23.9) 72,464 (76.1) 12,406 (14.2) 75,175 (85.8) 21,458 (22.5) 73,831 (77.5)
No 41,766 (30.5) 13,104 (31.4) 28,658 (68.6) 23,513 (56.4) 18,217 (43.6) 10,219 (24.5) 31,501 (75.5) 5,095 (13.2) 33,413 (86.8) 7,655 (18.3) 34,098 (81.7)

Values are presented as number (%).

Using chi-square test.

J Dent Hyg Sci 2022;22:180-90 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2022.22.3.180
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