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Table 3 Distribution of plaque and calculus based on occupation of individual or parent

From: Common oral conditions and correlates: an oral health survey in Kwara State Nigeria

Occupation Plaque Calculus
Present n (%) Absent n (%) Total N (%) Present n (%) Absent n (%) Total N (%)
Skilled 49 (49.0) 8 (16.0) 57 (38.0) 45 (45.5) 12 (23.5) 57 (38.0)
Teacher 18 (18.0) 20 (40.0) 38 (25.3) 19 (19.2) 19 (37.3) 38 (25.3)
Civil servant 17 (17.0) 12 (24.0) 29 (19.3) 17 (17.2) 12 (23.5) 29 (19.3)
Others 10 (10.0) 8 (16.0) 18 (12.0) 10 (10.1) 8 (15.7) 18 (12.0)
Unskilled 6 (6.0) 2 (4.0) 8 (5.3) 8 (8.1) 0 (0.0) 8 (5.3)
Total 100 (66.7) 50 (33.3) 150 (100) 99 (66) 51 (34) 150 (100)
  (χ = 18.014, df = 4, p = 0.001) (χ = 14.29, df = 4, p = 0.006)