Table 2

The mean caries indices with standard deviations according to examination method in 5-year-olds
Examiner Mean dt Mean mt Mean ft Mean dmft
V 8P 6P 4P V 8P 6P 4P V 8P 6P 4P V 8P 6P 4P
Bench Mark 1.69 ± 2.69 1.75 ± 2.67 1.72 ± 2.64 1.33 ± 2.15 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.50 0.08 ± 0.38 0.08 ± 0.42 0.08 ± 0.47 0.07 ± 0.46 2.11 ± 3.07 2.14 ± 3.04 2.13 ± 3.05 1.70 ± 2.15
1 1.85 ± 2.68 1.69 ± 2.56 1.69 ± 2.65 1.36 ± 2.15 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.50 0.13 ± 0.50 0.16 ± 0.55 0.15 ± 0.58 0.15 ± 0.54 2.31 ± 3.12 2.15 ± 3.03 2.17 ± 3.08 1.85 ± 2.15
2 1.92 ± 2.90 2.00 ± 2.87 2.12 ± 2.92 1.69 ± 2.37 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.51 0.11 ± 0.49 0.08 ± 0.42 0.06 ± 0.37 0.07 ± 0.31 2.35 ± 3.27 2.42 ± 3.22 2.53 ± 3.26 2.06 ± 2.37
3 1.70 ± 2.69 1.77 ± 2.66 1.71 ± 2.64 1.37 ± 2.19 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.11 ± 0.44 0.08 ± 0.42 0.08 ± 0.40 0.09 ± 0.41 2.15 ± 3.10 2.18 ± 3.05 2.12 ± 3.04 1.80 ± 2.19
4 1.84 ± 2.82 1.90 ± 2.73 1.81 ± 2.70 1.54 ± 2.23 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.33 ± 1.54 0.07 ± 0.33 0.07 ± 0.39 0.10 ± 0.44 0.16 ± 0.48 2.25 ± 3.18 2.28 ± 3.10 2.24 ± 3.07 2.02 ± 2.23

V = Visual Examinations P = Photographic Assessments.

Boye et al.

Boye et al. BMC Oral Health 2013 13:6   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-13-6

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