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Table 3 Mean oral health literacy scores of North Korean defectors

From: The association between oral health literacy and oral health behaviors in North Korean defectors: a cross-sectional study

Oral health literacy score Mean ± SD Score on a 100-point scale
aVerbal oral health literacy 14.10 ± 7.79 46.95 ± 25.96
bFunctional oral health literacy 29.81 ± 8.77 70.95 ± 20.87
 Reading comprehension 22.18 ± 5.88 79.18 ± 21.01
 Numeracy 7.63 ± 4.14 54.53 ± 29.61
Total 43.91 ± 13.50 61.04 ± 18.77
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. a Reported from a maximum of 30 points, with 1 point awarded for each correct answer
  3. b Reported from a maximum of 42 points, with 1 point awarded for each correct answer