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Table 2 Prevalence (95% CI) of caries and prevalence of dental infections due to caries in 11-13-year-old schoolchildren

From: Untreated severe dental decay: a neglected determinant of low Body Mass Index in 12-year-old Filipino children

Variables N DMFT + dmft >0 Chi-square
P-value
PUFA + pufa >0 Chi-square
P-value
Girls 1002 82.9% (80.6-85.3) P = 0.46 56.6% (53.5-59.7) P = 0.43
Boys 949 81.6% (79.1-84.0) P = 0.46 54.7% (51.5-57.7) P = 0.43
Rural 978 80.6% (78.1-83.1) P = 0.057 54.5% (51.4-57.6) P = 0.32
Urban 973 84.0% (81.6-86.3) P = 0.057 56.8% (53.7-60.0) P = 0.32
TV at home - yes 1443 83.1% (81.1-85.0) P = 0.12 55.9% (53.3-58.4) P = 0.81
TV at home - no 508 79.9% (76.4-83.4) P = 0.12 55.1% (50.8-59.5) P = 0.81
Siblings 0-4* 1201 82.8% (80.7-85.0) P = 0.37 55.0% (52.2-57.9) P = 0.49
Siblings >4* 742 81.1% (78.3-84.0) P = 0.37 56.7% (53.2-60.3) P = 0.49
  1. * 8 children not included in this variable due to incomplete data.