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Table 1 Distribution of caries (mean ± SD), by DMFT, D, M and F, at baseline (BL) and after 5 years (Y5), by selected age groups.

From: Changing dental caries and periodontal disease patterns among a cohort of Ethiopian immigrants to Israel: 1999–2005

Age (yrs)   DMFT* D M F
BL Y5 N BL Y5 BL Y5 BL Y5 BL Y5
6 11 48 0.10 ± 0.59 0.31 ± 0.97 0.10 ± 0.59 0.24 ± 0.72 0 0.02 ± 0.23 0 0.04 ± 0.26
12 17 81 0.61 ± 1.52 0.81 ± 1.75 0.61 ± 1.52 0.75 ± 1.60 0 0.04 ± 0.44 0 0.01 ± 0.11
18 23 32 1.09 ± 1.76 1.34 ± 2.13 0.93 ± 1.62 1.00 ± 1.62 0.15 ± 0.51 0.25 ± 0.84 0 0.09 ± 0.53
35–44 40–49 85 2.41 ± 3.23 4.23 ± 4.31 1.88 ± 2.80 3.02 ± 3.18 0.51 ± 1.11 1.14 ± 1.86 0.01 ± 0.10 0.07 ± 0.25
51+ 56+ 42 3.71 ± 4.84 7.00 ± 6.83 1.69 ± 2.49 3.76 ± 3.57 2.00 ± 3.16 3.19 ± 4.59 0.02 ± 0.15 0.04 ± 0.30
  1. *p < 0.001 for all selected age groups, according to two tailed t test