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Table 1 Comparison of demographic variables between the both groups

From: Oral health behavior among school children aged 11–13 years in Saveh, Iran: an evaluation of a theory-driven intervention

Variables Experimental Control P-value
Number Percentage (%) Number Percentage (%)
Sex
 Boy 90 50 85 48.3 0.74
 Girl 90 50 91 51.7
economic
 good 107 59.5 101 57.4  
 medium 65 36.1 69 39.2 0.63
 weak 8 4.4 6 3.4
Mother’s job
 Housewife 135 0.75 128 72.7 0.60
 Others 45 0.25 48 27.3
Father’s education
 Illiterate 8 4.4 10 5.7 0.95
 Elementary 26 14.5 23 13.1
 Middle school 34 18.9 31 17.6
 High school and diploma 59 32.8 61 34.6
 Academic 53 29.4 51 29
Mother’s education
 Illiterate 10 5.6 11 6.2 0.78
 Elementary 30 16.6 38 21.7
 Middle school 41 22.8 35 19.8
 High school and diploma 62 34.4 58 32.9
 Academic 37 20.6 34 19.4
  1. * Chi-square test