Skip to main content

Table 1 Characteristics of the studied population

From: Knowledge, attitudes and self-reported practices toward children oral health among mother’s attending maternal and child’s units, Salé, Morocco

Variables Values
N = 502
Age, yrs. (mean ± SD) 30.3 ± 6.7
Age of mother at birth of the first children, yrs. (mean ± SD) 23.6 ± 5
Number of children, median[IQR] 2[1–3]
Mother’s employment status, n(%)
 Non working 387(76.9)
 Working 116(23.06)
Mother’s educational level, n(%)
 None 76(15.1)
 1 to 5 years 128(25.5)
 6 to 12 228(45.4)
 University 52(10.3)
 No response 19(3.6)
Family income, n(%)
 Low 195(38.6)
 Medium 109(21.6)
 High 116(23.06)
 No response 83(16.5)
Knowledge score, [median (IQR)] 5[4–6]
Attitude score, median [IQR] 2[1–3]
Practices score, median [IQR] 2[1–3.75]
  1. IQR interquartile range, SD standard deviation