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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (N = 115)

From: Oral health and emotional well-being in premenopausal and postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional cohort study

Variables PMW (n = 56)
Mean ± SD or n (%)
RMPW (n = 59)
Mean ± SD or n (%)
p value
Age (years) 54 ± 5 41 ± 4 < 0.0001*
Menopause age (years) 46 ± 4   
Education
Primary 17 (30.4%) 6 (10.2%) 0.019
Secondary 11 (19.6%) 19 (32.2%)
High 28 (50%) 34 (57.6%)
Smoking
Yes 18 (32%) 18 (30.5%) 0.95
No 38 (68%) 41 (69.5%)
BMI 27.55 ± 5.41 25.61 ± 4 0.036*
Systemic disease prevalence 33(58.9%) 23(38.9%) 0.032
  1. BMI Body Mass Index
  2. PMW post-menopausal women
  3. RMPW regularly menstruating premenopausal women
  4. *T-test for equality of means
  5. Pearson chi-square test