Table 3

Relative risk assessment for baseline caries as predictor and caries incidence after 5 years as outcome
Variable Baseline After 5 years P valueand relative risk
Dental caries Caries free
n % n % n %
Dental caries 85 4.6 85 100 - - P<0.001
Caries Free 1745 95.4 464 26.6 1281 73.4 RR=3.78
Total 1830 100 549 30.0 1281 70.0 3.48<RR<4.10

Two tailed statistical significance at the 5% level.

Masood et al.

Masood et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:989   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-989

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