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Table. 4.

Depression in relation to the oral-related characteristics

Characteristics Depression χ2
No Yes (P*)
Subjective oral health Good 502 (94.9) 26 (5.1) 4.846 (0.150)
Normal 1,895 (95.6) 92 (4.4)
Bad 1,129 (93.9) 81 (6.1)
Chewing discomfort No 4.21 (95.5) 200 (4.5) 11.955 (0.006)
Yes 1,033 (92.7) 80 (7.3)
Toothache within 1year No 2,474 (95.7) 119 (4.3) 8.525 (0.023)
Yes 1,052 (93.4) 80 (6.6)

*by complex samples chi-square test

Biomed Sci Letters 2023;29:274-9 https://doi.org/10.15616/BSL.2023.29.4.274
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