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Table 2 Perceived oral health status 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 (%)
Oral health status  
   Very poor 0 (0.0)
   Poor 0 (0.0)
   Fair 38 (30.6)
   Good 83 (67.0)
   Very good 3 (2.4)
Self-reported oral health problem  
   None 50 (40.3)
   One problem 39 (31.5)
   Two or more problems 35 (28.2)
Type of oral health problems (n = 74)  
   Toothache 19 (15.3)
   Cavitated tooth 54 (43.5)
   Gum pain 8 (6.5)
   Gum swelling 11 (8.9)
   Gum bleeding 26 (21.0)
   Gum abscess 1 (0.8)
   Loose tooth 7 (5.6)
   Bad breath 13 (10.5)
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