Table 2

Any caries experience (dt > 0), and caries experience in anterior maxillary, anterior mandibular and molar teeth (upper and lower) by age group and breastfeeding status sex in Manyara and Kampala
Any caries % (n) Anterior maxillary % (n) Anterior mandibular % (n) Molar caries % (n)
Manyara
6 -12 months 0.8 (3) 0.0 (0) 0.6 (2) 0.3 (1)
13- 24 months 2.3 (14) 1.1 (79 1.0 (69) 0.8 (5)
25 – 36 months 11.8 (28)** 5.0 (12)** 0.4 (1) 7.1 (17)**
Breastfeeding; yes 1.2 (9) 0.4 (3) 0.8 (6) 0.4 (3)
Breastfeeding: no 7.4 (36)** 3.3 (16)** 0.6 (3) 4.1 (20)**
Kampala
6 -12 months 2.2 (6) 2.2 (6) 0.0 (0) 0.0 (0)
13- 24 months 12.9 (29) 12.1 (27) 0.0 (0) 3.1 (7)
25 – 36 months 53.2 (101)** 36.8 (70)** 12.1 (23)** 34.2 (65)**
Breastfeeding: yes 6.3 (28) 4.8 (21) 0.2 (1) 2.5 (11)
Breastfeeding: no 33.0 (109)** 24.5 (81)** 6.7 (22)** 18.5 (61)**

* P < 0.05, **P < 0.01.

Masumo et al.

Masumo et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:24   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-24

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