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Table 1 Distribution and frequencies of the variables evaluated in the sample of adolescents that needed dental treatment (Initial phase) 2013–2014

From: Determinants of adherence to dental treatment of socially vulnerable adolescents: a cohort study

Variables n %
Gender
 Female 188 57,8
 Male 137 42,2
Reason to go to the dentist
 Pain 55 16,9
 Teeth extraction 12 3,7
 Dental treatment 111 34,2
 For checking 54 16,6
 Cleaning, fluoride 41 12,6
 Other 26 8,0
 Did not answer 26 8,0
Dental pain in the last 6 months
 Yes 119 36,6
 No 182 56,0
 Do not know/do not remember 20 6,2
 Did not answer 4 1,2