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Table 3 Prevalence of oral disease,s overweight and obesity at 6, 9 and 12 years

From: Common risk indicators for oral diseases and obesity in 12-year-olds: a South Pacific cross sectional study

  Age 6 yr Age 9 yr Age 12 yr
  N % [95% CI] N % [95% CI] N % [95% CI]
At least one untreated carious lesion 744 57.7 [54.0;61.2] 789 59.9 [56.4;63.4] 1201 46.9 [44.0;49.7]
Localised gingivitis 731 44.6 [41.0;48.3] 787 43.6 [40.1;47.1] 1201 36.8 [34.1;39.6]
Generalised gingivitis   8.5 [6.6;10.7]   16.0 [13.5;18.8]   25.4 [22.9;27.9]
At least one infectious dental process 737 13.8 [11.4;16.5] 782 12.7 [10.4;15.2] 1198 16.3 [14.3;18.5]
At least one severe oro-facial dysmorphology 739 31.1[27.8;34.6] 782 38.6 [35.2;42.1] 1198 31.5 [29.0;34.2]
Oral (or mixed) breathing 717 28.5 [25.2;31.9] 770 27.8 [24.7;31.1] 1193 10.6 [8.9;12.5]
Number of posterior functional units NI   754   1201  
 PFU < 4     15.1 [12.6;17.9]   2.7 [1.9;3.8]
 4 ≤ PFU < 6     43.1 [39.5;46.7]   17.0 [14.9;19.2]
 PFU ≥ 6     41.8 [38.2;45.4]   80.3 [77.9;82.5]
According to WHO cut-offs 721   773   1182  
 Under-weight   1.8 [1.1;3.1]   1.6 [0.9;2.7]   1.8 [1.1;2.7]
 Normal-weight   79.6 [76.5;82.4]   68.9 [65.6;72.1]   55.5 [52.6;58.3]
 Over-weight   10.8 [8.8;13.3]   18.1 [15.6;21.0]   22.2 [19.9–24.7]
 Obesity   7.8 [6.0;9.9]   11.4 [9.3;13.8]   20.5 [18.2–22.9]
WtHr ≥ 0.5 735 29.4 [26.2;32.8] 756 29.0 [25.8;32.3] 1200 34.3 [31.6–37.1]
  1. N number, % proportion, NI not investigated, CI confidence interval