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Table 5 Association between gender and prevalence of selected oral conditions

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

Oral conditions Male n = 74 Female n = 76 Total N = 150 χ2 (p value)
n (%) n (%) N (%)
Calculus
 Present 57 (77.0) 42 (55.3) 99 (66.0) 7.91 (0.005)
 Absent 17 (23.0) 34 (44.7) 51 (34.0)  
Gingivitis
 Present 29 (39.2) 16 (21.1) 45 (30) 5.87 (0.015)
 Absent 45 (60.8) 60 (78.9) 105 (70)  
Plaque
 Present 54 (73.0) 46 (60.5) 100 (66.7) 2.61 (0.106)
 Absent 20 (27.0) 30 (39.5) 50 (33.3)