Table 3

Means, medians (SDs) and percentiles for total MDAS scores broken down by sex and age group

M 18–39

M 40–59

M 60+

F 18–39

F 40–59

F 60+


N

161

185

122

207

160

122

Mean

10.84

8.99

7.52

12.21

11.79

10.09

Median

9

8

6

12

11

9

SD

5.63

4.57

3.81

5.61

5.74

5.57

Percentiles

Percentiles

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

10

5

5

5

5

5

5

10

15

5

5

5

6

5

5

15

20

6

5

5

6

6

5

20

25

6

5

5

7

7

5

25

30

7

6

5

8

7

6

30

35

7

6

5

9

8

6

35

40

8

7

5

9

9

7

40

45

9

7

5

11

10

8

45

50

9

8

6

12

11

9

50

55

10

8

6

13

11

9

55

60

11

9

7

14

12

9

60

65

12

9

7

14

13

10

65

70

13

10

8

16

15

11

70

75

14

11

9

17

16

14

75

80

16

11

10

17

17

15

80

85

18

13

12

19

19

16

85

90

19

17

13

20

21

19

90

91

20

18

13

21

22

19

91

92

21

18

13

21

22

20

92

93

22

19

14

21

22

21

93

94

22

19

16

22

22

22

94

95

23

20

16

22

22

24

95

96

23

20

17

23

23

25

96

97

23

20

19

23

24

25

97

98

25

21

21

24

25

25

98

99

25

24

23

25

25

25

99


Note: bold type indicates all values ≥ 19

Humphris et al. BMC Oral Health 2009 9:20   doi:10.1186/1472-6831-9-20

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