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Table 2 Maternal oral health indicators by predisposing and enabling factors

From: Determinants of periodontal health in pregnant women and association with infants’ anthropometric status: a prospective cohort study from Eastern Uganda

Predisposing factors   CPI≥1 Periodontal Dental visiting OHI-S-poor
   % (n) symptoms <6 months % (n)
    % (n) % (n)  
Place of residence: Urban 63.0 (14) 60.2 (121) 37.3 (76) 10.0 (18)
  Rural 68.3 (360) 67.2 (393) 27.2 (162)** 12.8 (67)
Age: ≤ 20 yr 52.0 (92) 53.9 (110) 21.8 (45) 7.4 (13)
  21-30 yr 68.4 (253) 68.6 (284) 30.1 (127) 10.3 (38)
  31-45 yr 83.0 8122)** 70.5 (110)** 37.7 (60)* 23.3 (34)**
Education: Primary 66.9 (291) 66.1 (143) 27.3 (136) 12.0 (52)
  Secondary and above 64.7 (141) 61.6 (143) 36.3 (85)* 9.7 (21)
Marital status: Single 77.8 (42) 57.1 (32) 23.2 (13) 11.1 (6)
  Married 69.8 (312) 66.4 (322) 29.4 (146) 13.9 (62)
  Cohabiting 58.1 (118)** 64.8 (158) 30.9 (76) 8.5 (179
Parity: One child or more 70.9 (389) 68.3 (411) 33.1 (203) 13.6 (74)
  Primiparous 53.5 (83)** 55.2 (101)** 17.3 (32)** 7.1 (11)*
Previous still birth: No 67.4 (246) 69.3 (278) 34.2 (140) 12.7 (46)
  Yes 78.1 (139)* 66.5 (129) 31.0 (61) 15.8 (28)
Enabling factors      
Attended antenatal care: No 70.8 (126) 64.3 (128) 23.6 (48) 12.9 (23)
  Yes 65.8 (340) 65.6 (378) 31.6 (186)* 12.1 (62)
Use of bed net: No 72.1 (248) 66.7 (256) 25.2 (99) 15.2 (52)
  Yes 62.1 (218)** 63.9 (250) 33.9 (134)* 9.5 (33)*
Received Information on own teeth: No 67.1 (324) 62.7 (360) 25.6 (150) 12.1 (58)
  Yes 68.1 (124) 72.5 (150)* 39.9 (83)** 14.4 (26)
Received Information on child’s teeth: No 68.3 (366) 63.0 (395) 27.9 (178)  
  Yes 63.6 (82) 74.7 (115)** 35.5 (55)*  
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01.