Table 3

Dentition status (DMFT/dmft) and caries experience (D/d) in the mothers, 4- to 6-year-old (C4-6) and 12- to 16-year-old (C12-16) children
Variable Mothers C4-6 C12-16
n = 86 n = 86 n = 86
DMFT/deft (mean ± SD) 12.4 ± 5.3 9.0 ± 5.0 5.8 ± 4.1
D/d (mean ± SD) 5.5 ± 3.9 8.0 ± 5.1 4.5 ± 3.7
DMFT/deft = 0 (n[%]) 3[3.5] 8 [9.3] 10 [11.6]
D/d = 0 (n[%]) 10 [11.6] 9 [10.5] 12 [14.0]
 Low 17 [19.8] 23 [26.7] 23 [26.7]
 Medium 31 [36.0] 25 [29.1] 32 [37.2]
 High 38 [44.2] 38 [44.2] 31 [36.0]

Mannaa et al.

Mannaa et al. BMC Oral Health 2013 13:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-13-5

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