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Table 1 Prevalence of gingivitis among the participants

From: Gingival health and oral hygiene practices of schoolchildren in the North West Region of Cameroon

Gingivitis Gender Location Teeth cleaning
Male, n (%) Female, n (%) Urban, n (%) Rural, n (%) Regular, n (%) Irregular, n (%) Total, n (%)
Absent 817 (71.7) 859 (74.8) 902 (76.1) 774 (70.2) 855 (74.3) 821 (72.2) 1676 (73.3)
Present 322 (28.3) 289 (25.2) 283 (23.9) 328 (29.8) 295 (25.7) 316 (27.8) 611 (26.7)
Total 1139 1148 1102 1185 1150 1137 2287
P-value 0.094   0.001   0.247