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Table 7 Comparison between data from the National Oral Health Survey of Adults (2010) and the study population (2012)

From: Is the burden of oral diseases higher in urban disadvantaged community compared to the national prevalence?

Variable NOHSA (2010)
Prevalence (%)
STUDY POPULATION (2012)
Prevalence (%)
Dental Caries 89.5 70.5
Periodontal disease 94.0 97.0
Periodontal need 94.0 97.0
Prosthetic (denture wearers) 46.3 16.7
Prosthetic need 45.9 38.7
Overall treatment need 98.3 83.8