Table 1.: Caries prevalence of all participants and variables.

Variables Group (N) Presence (%) p-value
Gender
(N=69)
Male (44)
Female (25)
28 (64%)
15 (60%)
0.800
 
Place of Birth
(N=68)
Hong Kong (52)
Non-local (16)
28 (54%)
14 (88%)
0.019
 
Diagnosis
(N=69)
Leukaemia (39)
Solid Tumour (19)
Other tumour (11)
23 (59%)
12 (63%)
8 (73%)
0.774
 
Chemotherapy
(N=69)
Active (41)
Completed (28)
22 (54%)
21 (75%)
0.042
 
Tooth Brushing Frequency
(N=69)
≥Twice daily (46)
< Twice daily (23)
28 (61%)
15 (65%)
0.796
 
Use of Mouthwash
(N=65)
Yes (11)
No (54)
6 (55%)
34 (63%)
0.737
 
Joined School Dental Care Service
(N=68)
Yes (38)
No (30)
29 (76%)
13 (43%)
0.002
 
Parental Dental Knowledge
(N=69)
Good (25)
Moderate (40)
Poor (4)
17 (68%)
23 (58%)
3 (75%)
0.600
 
Paternal Educational Level
(N=69)
< Secondary (11)
≥Secondary (58)
10 (91%)
33 (57%)
0.043
 
Maternal Educational Level
(N=69)
< Secondary (7)
≥Secondary (62)
7 (100%)
36 (58%)
0.040
 
Monthly Family Income in HK$
(N=65)
<10,000 (21)
10,000–29999 (22)
>30000 (22)
15 (71%)
15 (68%)
11 (50%)
0.327
 
Parental Dental Satisfaction
(N=69)
Satisfied (9)
Not satisfied (60)
6 (67%)
37 (62%)
1.000

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