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Table 5 Chi square test of relationship between condition (acute or chronic) and demographics

From: Factors affecting dental diseases presenting at the University of Ghana Hospital

Diagnosis Characteristics
Age groups Duration of symptom PMH PDH Multiple chronic
Chi square p value Chi square p value Chi square p value Chi square p value Chi square p value
Apical periodontitis 18.113 0.001 13.265 0.001 1.888 0.389 6.168 0.46 19.462 0.000
Enamel caries 6.116 0.191 10.839 0.004 0.301 0.860 8.432 0.015 9.418 0.002
Gingivitis 10.588 0.032 3.641 0.162 3.767 0.152 9.054 0.011 0.147 0.701
Periodontitis 2.723 0.605 0.088 0.957 0.554 0.758 12.617 0.002 1.264 0.261
Halitosis 0.035 1.000 9.985 0.010 1.853 0.396 1.091 0.579 3.332 0.068
Severity of condition 11.149 0.025 21.753 0.000 3.179 0.204 3.655 0.161 13.615 0.000