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Table 4 Stature-Weight status and caries experience of children aged 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 mean[CI] N mean[CI] N mean[CI]
DMFT 594 0.09 [0.05;0.12] 789 0.76 [0.67;0.85] 1201 2.09 [1.93;2.25]
BMI 740 16.49 [16.33;16.65] 789 18.39 [18.14;18.64] 1182 20.9 [20.6;21.2]
WtHr 735 0.490 [0.487;0.493] 756 0.486 [0.482;0.490] 1198 0.49 [0.48;0.49]
  1. BMI and WtHr Means are given for the whole sample (under-, normal-, over-weight and obese children)
  2. N number, NI not investigated