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Table 4 Sweets consumption, bottle feeding, and oral hygiene in ECC children

From: Early childhood caries in preschool children of Kosovo - a serious public health problem

  N % Mean dmft ± SD One -way ANOVA test
Sweets consumption     
Not every day 10 7% 6.3 ± 2.9  
Once a day 23 15% 9.9 ± 3.8 F = 7.26
Twice a day 60 40% 11.1 ± 0 P < 0.001
Three and more/day 57 38% 12.3 ± 2.9  
Bottle feeding     
No 9 6% 4.3 ± 1.8  
Les than 1 year of age 10 7% 6.5 ± 2.1 F = 20.83
1-2 years of age 72 48% 11.8 ± 3.2 P < 0.001
3+ years of age 59 39% 11.9 ± 2.6  
Tooth brushing frequency     
0 78 52% 11.1 ± 3.7 F = 2.10
Once a day 59 39% 10.8 ± 3.4 P = 0.106
Twice a day 13 9% 11.3 ± 3.7  
OHI     
1 81 54% 10.5 ± 3.8 F = 1.84
2 60 40% 11.3 ± 3.2 P = 0.165
3 9 6% 13.2 ± 3.6  
Total 150 100% 11 ± 3.6