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Table 2 Frequency distribution of dental visits according to the predictor variables

From: A crossectional investigation of the relationship between complementary health insurance and frequency of dental visits in 15 to 64 years old of Tehran population, Iran, a secondary data analysis (urban HEART-2)

Variables Frequency of dental visits
No visit n (%) Once ayear n (%) Twice or more peryear n (%)
Demographic
 Gender
  Male 3475 (44.2) 2040 (26) 2343 (29.8)
  Female 4097 (43.6) 2422 (25.8) 2875 (30.6)
 Education
  Under high-school diploma 3103 (50.3) 1420 (23) 1650 (26.7)
  High-school diploma 2488 (42.9) 1546 (26.7) 1762 (30.4)
  College education 1964 (37.6) 1481 (28.3) 1785 (34.1)
 Marital status
  Married 5243 (42.4) 3207 (26) 3908 (31.6)
  Separated or divorced 487 (50.4) 214 (22.1) 266 (27.5)
  Single 1752 (46.9) 988 (26.5) 994 (26.6)
 Dental insurance
  Basic insurance 6606 (44.9) 3770 (25.6) 4333 (29.5)
  With complementary medical coverage 498 (38.4) 357 (27.5) 443 (34.1)
  With dental coverage 468 (37.6) 335 (26.9) 442 (35.5)
Behavior
 Toothpaste usage
  Not regularly 854 (59.8) 244 (17.1) 329 (23.1)
  Regularly 6674 (42.5) 4191 (26.7) 4844 (30.8)
 Tooth brushing
  No 875 (60.5) 234 (16.2) 338 (23.4)
  Once or more 6697 (42.4) 4228 (26.8) 4880 (30.9)
Number of teeth
 Less than 20 798 (50.8) 291 (18.5) 481 (30.6)
 More than 20 5982 (42.7) 3765 (26.9) 4263 (30.4)
Dental pain
 Pain 649 (27.6) 630 (26.8) 1075 (45.7)
 No pain 6923 (46.5) 3831 (25.7) 4143 (27.8)