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Table 1 Classification of indicators of permanent and milk teeth of children

From: The effects of socioeconomic status, oral and dental health practices, and nutritional status on dental health in 12-year-old school children

Oral health indicators Boy Girl Total px
Permanent teeth n % n % n %
 Have caries 69 61.6 111 78.2 180 70.9 8.319
0.004*
 Have not caries 43 38.4 31 21.8 74 29.1
Milk teeth
 Have caries 59 52.7 53 37.3 112 44.1 5.988
0.014*
 Have not caries 53 47.3 89 62.7 142 55.9
Classification of DMFT
 Very low 63 56.2 57 40.1 120 47.2 12.561
0.014*
 Low 11 9.8 29 20.5 40 15.7
 Middle 25 22.4 47 33.1 72 28.3
 High 11 9.8 8 5.6 19 7.5
 Very high 2 1.8 1 0.7 3 1.3
Classification of dmft
 Very low 73 65.2 118 83.2 191 75.2 14.698
0.005*
 Low 17 15.2 10 7.0 27 10.6
 Middle 10 8.9 11 7.7 21 8.3
 High 11 9.8 3 2.1 14 5.5
 Very high 1 0.9 1 0.4
Total 112 100.0 142 100.0 254 100.0
  1. xChi-square test
  2. *p < 0.05