Dataset: HBSC-2005/06, ed.1.0

Variable toothbr: Tooth brushing

Literal Question

MQ11. How often do you brush your teeth?

Values Categories N
1 More than once a day 129696
 63.3%
2 Once a day 60782
 29.7%
3 Once a week 9726
 4.7%
4 Less than once a week 2905
 1.4%
5 Never 1666
 0.8%
Sysmiss 1163

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 204775
Missing cases 1163
Minimum 1.0
Maximum 5.0
Mean 1.467
This variable is numeric

Notes

Source:  HBSC surveys 1985/86, 1989/90, 1993/94, 1997/98, 2001/02.   

Description: A basic measure on frequency of tooth-brushing.  The commonly accepted recommendation for tooth-brushing is twice a day.  This item has been included in every HBSC survey since the study's inception.

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