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Table 3 Frequency distribution of sociodemographic variables according to the entry of OHT into the public health service in the participating municipalities, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2010

From: Factors associated with the inclusion of oral health technicians into the public health service in Brazil

Variables Categories 2010
Entered Not entered p*
n % n %
MHDI
  < 0.731 13 12.7 89 87.3 0.785
  ≥ 0.731 3 15.0 17 85.0  
Gini index
  < 0.5634 15 13.2 99 86.8 0.985
  ≥ 0.5634 1 12.5 7 87.5  
Population size
  < 10 000 inhabitants 7 17.5 33 82.5 0.316
  ≥ 10 000 inhabitants 9 11.0 73 89.0  
  1. *Chi-square test
  2. Data sources: DATASUS, IBGE