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Table 1

Definition of Variables

Variable Description
Dependent variable Number of early childhood caries
Independent variable
 Sex Male=1, female=2
 Oral exam No=1, yes=2
 Tooth brushing None=1, 1 ~2 times=2, above 3 times=3
 Maternal age (y) 20=1, 30=2, 40=3
 Maternal educational level Below high school=1, above college=2
 Maternal income Lower=1, middle lower=2, middle higher=3, higher=4 
 Maternal job position Employee=1, employer=2, housekeeper=3
 Maternal oral exam No=1, yes=2
 Maternal tooth brushing None=1, 1 ~2 times=2, above 3 times=3
 Maternal subjective oral health  1 ~ 5 Likert scales
J Dent Hyg Sci 2017;17:250-6 https://doi.org/10.17135/jdhs.2017.17.3.250
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