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Table 5 Effect of sealant presence on DMFS of 12 and 15-year-old Greek adolescents (Negative Binomial Regression)

From: Prevalence of sealants in relation to dental caries on the permanent molars of 12 and 15-year-old Greek adolescents. A national pathfinder survey

  12-year-old 15-year-old
Sealants IRR 95% C.I. P-value IRR 95% C.I. P-value
No* 1    1   
Yes 0.89 (11%) (0.65, 1.22) 0.467 0.76 (24%) (0.57, 1.00) 0.049 1
  1. * Baseline Category
  2. 1 Variable with statistical difference compared with the baseline