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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of study participants amongst primary school children in Harar, Eastern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Analysis of salivary level Lactobacillus spp. and associated factors as determinants of dental caries amongst primary school children in Harar town, eastern Ethiopia

VariablesNumber (%)
Age in years
 6–11107 (26.3)
 12–15300 (73.7)
Sex
 Boys214 (52.6)
 Girls193 (47.4)
Grade
 1–4156 (38.3)
 5–8251 (61.7)
Residence
 Urban252 (61.9)
 Rural155 (38.1)
Ethnicity
 Oromo261 (64.1)
 Amhara28 (6.9)
 Harari73 (17.9)
 Gurage17 (4.2)
 Somali8 (2)
 Tigray2 (0.5)
 Other18 (4.4)
Religion
 Orthodox37 (9.1)
 Muslim357 (87.7)
 Protestant7 (1.7)
 Catholic4 (1)
 Other2 (0.5)
Average academic score (%)
 < 5024 (5.9)
 > 50383 (94.1)