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Table 1 Socio-demographic and obstetric profiles of mothers (n = 124)

From: Factors associated with dental visit and barriers to utilisation of oral health care services in a sample of antenatal mothers in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia

Variables Frequency (%)
Age (years)  
   ≤20 5 (4.0)
   21-25 15 (12.1)
   26-30 40 (32.3)
   31-35 32 (25.8)
   36-40 25 (20.2)
   >40 7 (5.6)
Ethnic group  
   Malay 117 (94.4)
   Others 7 (5.6)
Highest educational level  
   Secondary 57 (46.0)
   Post-secondary/Diploma 36 (29.0)
   Tertiary 31 (25.0)
Household income (Malaysian Ringgit)  
   <1000 24 (19.4)
   1000-3000 62 (50.0)
   3001-5000 25 (20.2)
   >5000 13 (10.5)
Employment status  
   No 42 (33.9)
   Yes 82 (66.1)
Period of gestation (weeks)  
   28-32 51 (41.1)
   33-37 46 (37.1)
   >37 27 (21.8)
Gravida status  
   Primigravida 34 (27.4)
   Multigravida 90 (72.6)
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