Table 3

Selection of images showing varying severity of enamel opacities by both examiners and volunteers (N = 1913*)
Images showing TF = 0 Images showing TF 1-2 Images showing TF 2-3 Response ‘don’t know’
Examiner Volunteer Examiner Volunteer Examiner Volunteer Examiner Volunteer
All volunteers (n = 1913) 1473 1336 356 362 84 215 - 389
77% 70% 19% 19% 4% 11% 17%
Those who self reported having white marks (n = 263) 114 108 106 85 43 70 - 51
43% 41% 40% 32% 16% 27% 19%
Those whose self reported white marks bothered them (n = 63) 29 17 19 25 15 21 - 13
46% 27% 30% 40% 24% 33% 17%

*sample includes cases where both the examiner and volunteer gave a response, excluding those who responded ‘don’t know’ and ‘not answered’.

Davies et al.

Davies et al. BMC Oral Health 2012 12:41   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-12-41

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