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Table 1 Usage of oral hygiene tools in a Ghanaian adolescent population

From: Interactions of extracts from selected chewing stick sources with Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans

  Number/proportion
Tooth brush/tooth paste  
  Totally 295 (99.7%)
Chewing sticks source  
  Totally 167 (56.4%)
  Nim tree 50 (28.6%)
  Sokodua 84 (48.0%)
  Guava 20 (11.4%)
  Other 21 (12.0%)
Cleaning frequency  
  1 time/day 94 (31.8%)
  2 times/day 202 (62.2%)
  1. Two hundred and ninety six (296) students at Kpandu Technical Institute, located in the Volta-region of Ghana, were examined.