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Table 4 Oral health indicators of children according to their nutrient consumption status

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

Foods Permanent teeth Milk teeth pc
DMFTa dmftb
X̅±SD X̅±SD
Crackers
 Consume 2.0±1.91 1.1±1.64 0.543a
0.096b
 Not consume 1.8±1.80 0.6±0.93
Chips
 Consume 2.0±1.92 1.1±1.59 0.833a
 Not consume 2.0±1.60 0.5±1.26 0.053b
Cornflakes
 Consume 2.0±1.94 1.0±1.50 0.881a
 Not consume 1.9±1.82 1.0±1.69 1.000b
Bread
 Consume 2.0±1.90 1.0±1.57 0.403a
 Not consume 1.2±1.50 0.5±1.00 0.492b
Flavored/sweetened milk
 Consume 2.1±1.90 1.0±1.64 0.053a
 Not consume 1.7±1.85 1.0±1.41 0.637b
Dried Fruits
 Consume 2.1±1.93 1.1±1.64 0.335a
 Not consume 1.8±1.82 0.9±1.38 0.681b
Instant Fruit Juice
 Consume 2.1±1.95 1.1±1.63 0.432a
 Not consume 1.6±1.37 0.5±0.73 0.118b
Fruity Drinks
 Consume 2.0±1.92 1.1±1.64 0.929a
 Not consume 2.0±1.78 0.7±1.08 0.667b
Fizzy Drinks
 Consume 2.0±1.93 1.1±1.66 0.995a
 Not consume 1.9±1.77 0.8±1.20 0.620b
Biscuits
 Consume 2.0±1.92 1.1±1.60 0.728a
 Not consume 2.1±1.55 0.3±0.48 0.138b
Chocolate
 Consume 2.0±1.90 1.0±1.58 0.614a
 Not consume 2.2±1.75 0.5±0.75 0.504b
Sugary Chewing Gum
 Consume 2.1±1.96 1.1±1.63 0.648a
 Not consume 1.9±1.73 0.9±1.39 0.736b
Iced teas
 Consume 2.1±1.99 1.0±1.50 0.809a
 Not consume 1.9±1.83 1.1±1.62 0.482b
Energy drinks
 Consume 2.3±2.13 1.4±1.55 0.442a
 Not consume 1.9±1.87 0.9±1.57 0.066b
Desserts
 Consume 2.0±1.90 1.0±1.62 0.549a
 Not consume 1.8±1.82 0.8±1.12 0.776b
Cookies\cakes
 Consume 2.0±1.90 1.0±1.57 0.806a
 Not consume 2.0±1.00 0.3±0.58 0.526b
Candy\delight etc.
 Consume 2.1±1.89 1.1±1.64 0.445a
 Not consume 1.9±1.92 0.8±1.25 0.620b
Pastry products (muffin, pastry, fruit pie)
 Consume 2.0±1.90 1.0±1.60 0.565a
 Not consume 1.8±1.87 0.8±1.0 0.639b
Honey
 Consume 2.0±1.90 1.1±1.66 0.781a
 Not consume 2.0±1.87 0.8±1.15 0.767b
Molasses
 Consume 2.0±1.94 1.2±1.72 0.972a
 Not consume 2.0±1.80 0.6±1.04 0.006b*
Jam
 Consume 2.1±1.93 1.0±1.54 0.113a
 Not consume 1.7±1.76 0.9±1.64 0.855b
Table sugar
 Consume 2.1±1.94 1.1±1.64 0.516a
 Not consume 1.8±1.64 0.5±0.97 0.025b*
Jelly food
 Consume 2.3±2.13 1.3±1.62 0.410a
 Not consume 1.9±1.81 0.9±1.54 0.061b
Pudding
 Consume 1,9±1,90 1,0±1,61 0,236a
 Not consume 2,3±1,87 0,9±1,41 0,796b
  1. *p <0.05
  2. ap value for DMFT
  3. bp value for p dmft
  4. cMann-Whitney U Test